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Being in a relationship while at Sea

Being in a relationship while at Sea

What would it be like working at sea, and leaving your significant other at home? Do you wait until you get back home to rekindle that special bond, or do you replace that bond with another ‘special’ person who knows where? No need to replace someone or something you have because of distance and time.

Seafarers’ Mental Health at Sea

Mental Health is a global phenomenon that has been overlooked by people over the years. Oftentimes when people hear of the term mental health, they automatically assume that your headspace is not intact; in a nutshell, they think you are crazy. The truth is mental health has to do with your psychological, social and emotional

Marine Industry

Are women making an impact within the Maritime Industry?

By now you are probably wondering what are the odds of women spearheading a male-dominated industry, such as maritime industry. The chances are somewhat low but possible. While the industry does not have a historical background of women being involved, they are more welcoming in the 21st century. According to the International Maritime Organization (IMO),

Marine Pollution

Marine pollution and lives below the water

Have you ever thought about what it would feel like as human beings living under water? Well, unless you have worked at sea before, you can relate to some extent. Yes, to some extent because you are on top of the waters not below… Imagine your safe place, here on dry lands being targeted and

DCMS - Captain’s Corner - What if we lost the Anchor

Captain’s Corner: What if we lost the Anchor?

In February, 2009, I was on board OSV and we were at anchor at Sharjah OPL. Unfortunately, both generators had shut down one after the other and there was no chance of getting a spare from shore.

DCMS - Pirates Have New Methods

Pirates Have New Methods

Have demonstrated their ability to revise their modes of operation in response to maritime industry behavior and the responses of coastal states.

DCMS - Capt V’s Vessel Delivery from Shanghai

Capt. V’s Vessel Delivery from Shanghai

A big shout out from your Captain on the mission floor. You guys mean a lot to me. I am often so preoccupied with my daily routine and do not get much time to communicate with you.

DCMS - Seaports in Nigeria

Seaports in Nigeria

A port is a complex infrastructure and its interdependence with other economic activities is obvious. Its complexity arises primarily from the fact that it is regarded as a unit

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Being in a relationship while at Sea

Being in a relationship while at Sea

What would it be like working at sea, and leaving your significant other at home? Do you wait until you get back home to rekindle that special bond, or do you replace that bond with another ‘special’ person who knows where? No need to replace someone or something you have because of distance and time.

Seafarers’ Mental Health at Sea

Mental Health is a global phenomenon that has been overlooked by people over the years. Oftentimes when people hear of the term mental health, they automatically assume that your headspace is not intact; in a nutshell, they think you are crazy. The truth is mental health has to do with your psychological, social and emotional

Marine Industry

Are women making an impact within the Maritime Industry?

By now you are probably wondering what are the odds of women spearheading a male-dominated industry, such as maritime industry. The chances are somewhat low but possible. While the industry does not have a historical background of women being involved, they are more welcoming in the 21st century. According to the International Maritime Organization (IMO),

Marine Pollution

Marine pollution and lives below the water

Have you ever thought about what it would feel like as human beings living under water? Well, unless you have worked at sea before, you can relate to some extent. Yes, to some extent because you are on top of the waters not below… Imagine your safe place, here on dry lands being targeted and

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