20 Must-Read Maritime Books

Fiction and Non-Fiction 1. Ninety Percent of Everything : Inside Shipping, The Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes On Your Back, Gas in Your Car and Food On Your Plate by Rose George Rose George, acclaimed chronicler of what we would rather ignore, sails from Rotterdam to Suez...

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Maritime Pilots: Heroes without Capes

Turkish Maritime Pilots' Association has declared 1-5 June as the Maritime Pilots Week. Marine pilotage is one of the most important professions in maritime and one of the oldest of all. Let’s take a look at the history and importance of the maritime pilots. A maritime...

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Women in the Maritime Industry

The first American female cruise ship captain, Kate McCue Like many others, the maritime industry is also male-dominated. However, the International Maritime Organization and many others, including Zeymarine, are taking steps to bring gender equality to the industry. According to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), women represent...

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How has the Pandemic Affected the IMO 2020 Regulations?

Since January 1, 2020, IMO member states are expected to fully implement the new global marine fuel sulfur cap. However, the COVID-19 pandemic makes it quite difficult. According to the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) new regulations which came into force on January 1, 2020, the maximum...

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World’s Largest Bulk Carriers

It’s time to know more about the world’s largest bulk carriers. After talking about the world’s largest container ships, the world’s largest cargo ships, and the world’s largest crane vessels, let’s remember the world’s largest bulk carriers A bulk carrier, also known as a bulker, is a...

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World’s Largest Cargo Ships

After mentioning the world's largest container ships, it's time to take a look at the world's largest cargo ships. A cargo ship is any type of vessel that carries cargo in bulk or packaged form. These vessels include bulk carriers, container ships, oil tankers, LPG tankers,...

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