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Piracy

It is usually movies that we watch and see piracy in full effect. Unfortunately, it is a real life tragedy that affects people who try to earn an honest bread. I can never fathom how pirates think prior to robbing vessels or kidnapping people. What is their main purpose? One may ask. Their main purpose …

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The Importance of Ships in the Maritime Industry and Global Trade

Global trade, also known as international trade is the exchange of goods and services across borders. The correlation between the shipping industry and global trade work hand-in-hand with each other on many levels. While there are other ways to ship cargoes, you can agree with me and empirical data that most cargoes are transported via …

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The impact of Covid-19 on new Seafarers 

Several seafarers who have just completed their studies and training are experiencing a misfortune! The time when they should be reaping the benefits from what they have worked tirelessly for, they are being plagued by a virus that is basically putting the world on pause, the coronavirus, Covid-19. Some seafarers family have spent their life …

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Should one sacrifice cargoes to save lives in the event of an incident onboard a vessel?

A large percentage of international trade is done using sea as the mode of transport. This mode is use to carry larger volume of cargo at relatively low rate. Though is it cheaper that other modes of transport, it begs the question, is it safer? Cargo shipped by sea is expose to the extreme of …

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What to expect in the Maritime Sector for 2021 during another stage of the Covid-19 pandemic

Last year, 2020 has been a year of chaos, changes and uncertainty. Many countries are experiencing an economic hardship, as they try to adjust to the coronavirus (Covid-19), that seem to not be leaving anytime soon. People and organizations are forced to continue with life, and proceed with the daily operations to build back the …

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The importance of Free Pratique within the Maritime and Shipping Industry

Human beings are one of the most common vectors of infectious diseases, who accelerate the spread through worldwide travel. For this reason, many diseases are easily spread from a localized region to several countries around the world. Have you ever stopped to evaluate the rationale behind the governments of different countries decision to refuse vessels …

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