How to Become a Chief Mate

Have you ever considered a life at sea on a merchant ship? Maybe you are familiar with the merchant marines and are interested in the different career paths. Or perhaps you are attending a maritime academy and are interested in learning more about the officer roles...
Designated Person Ashore

Designated Person Ashore

Designated Person Ashore The ISM Code requires all commercial to have a trained Designated Person Ashore (DPA) as a point of contact between the company and crew on the water. This individual monitors the safety and pollution prevention aspects of the operation of the...
Use of Simulation in Port Design

Use of Simulation in Port Design

Port design is incredibly complex, as there are so many variables at play. Port design can have significant economic, logistical, safety and environmental impacts, so it’s essential that those tasked with port designs take these factors into account and use...
Leadership at Sea

Leadership at Sea

Importance of Leadership |What Makes a Good Leader | How to Develop Leaders | How Leadership Can Affect Your Career | Take Leadership Courses From global trade and passenger transport to national defense and more, the maritime industry plays a critical role in the...
Guide to Maritime Education

Guide to Maritime Education

There are plenty of reasons to consider a career in the Maritime Industry. The work can be challenging and unconventional compared to more traditional jobs, but it can also be far more exciting. Getting paid to travel all over the world is a dream come true for many...