Month: December 2020

Preparations for sea, if you are stranded and can’t get food

Preparations for the sea,
if you are stranded and can’t get food

They say food is the staff of life, but you would only know this is factual if you have been stranded at sea before. And by this, we are not talking about “sea food”. There is a plethora of food options to choose from, as a little of every country’s cuisine is available to fulfil …

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Weather and Geographic Hazards

Weather and Geographic Hazards

While life at sea may seem relaxing and therapeutic to some watching from the shores, seafarers and other crew members’ lives are at risk. One has to be mentally strong to overcome the challenges they encounter within the marine industry. Logistics, in the form of transportation within this context is crucial to a country’s economic …

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STRANDED SEAFARERS

Stranded Seafarers & Crew Members At Sea During Covid-19

The world is experiencing a global pandemic, the Coronavirus (Covid-19). With the virus taking its full effect on most countries in March or April of 2020, our lives have been changed drastically trying to adapt to the ‘new normal’. For us to mitigate the spreading of the virus we must wear a mask, wash our …

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The pros and cons of allowing alcohol consumption on cruise ships

The pros and cons of allowing alcohol consumption on cruise ships

In Jamaica, there are two ways to feel the spirit. You can either feel the spirit spiritually, or by consuming some form of alcohol, specifically the Jamaican White Rum. On a serious note, how much alcohol can you bring aboard a cruise ship? What are the limitations or the seriousness of alcohol consumption on a …

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