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certificates and documents for merchant ships

Certificates and Documents for Merchant Ships

  Ships must carry various certificates and documents on board to operate legally and to trade freely both nationally and internationally. The maritime industry commonly uses the terms “certificates” and “documents” interchangeably. Technically, however, certificates validate a fact, and documents provide evidence or proof of meeting a standard. This text will treat the two words […]

how to get work on a tugboat

How to Get Work on a Tugboat

If you’re interested in a career in the maritime industry, you may have considered working aboard a tugboat. It’s an interesting career path — you get to work closely with fellow crew members to tow a variety of different vessels and work in an exciting, dynamic environment. Throughout this article, we’ll cover everything you’ll want […]