It's difficult understanding the language on board boats at the best of times!
Below are 10 common differences, that will help you to become a better seafarer, or at least hopefully you will sound more professional!
Whether we face a true crossroads or simply want to achieve great things in our careers, personal lives or both, we must approach our decisions with a level of commitment that will drive us definitively forward.
Captain of capsized fishing boat jumps from safety back into water to rescue crewman – The captain of a commercial fishing boat jumped back into 8 degree water on Monday to save one of his crewmen after their vessel capsized near Kodiak Island.
An unwanted breakdown! A hundred-customers standing on the wharf ready and waiting. The main office lady is away sick so the office team is short staffed. It has just started to drizzle and the customers patiently waiting on the wharf are now starting to get wet. The mechanic is not answering his phone. You have an idea of what the problem is, but you can’t be certain. You don’t want to risk it. Erring on the side of caution, you decide to cancel the trip...
No one likes doing paperwork. If you happen to be someone who does, you are officially one in a billion, congrats! For the rest of us, paperwork is something we dread doing. Unfortunately, data and records are the backbones of our businesses and the glue that holds everything together....
No one likes doing paperwork. But, if you happen to be someone who does, you are officially one in a billion, congrats!
For the rest of us, paperwork is something we dread doing. Unfortunately, data and records are the backbones of our businesses and the glue that holds everything together. It’s the driving force behind safety, efficiency, and keeping operations sailing forward.