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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...

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...

Business Continuity Planning During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has made life a lot harder for businesses as well. The uncertainty forces us to do a solid business continuity plan. Here’s how to do it. Having a continuity plan has always been crucial for businesses. The coronavirus pandemic has made it...

What does the Earth look like under lockdown?

Many ports, ships, squares, and even whole cities look like they are abandoned for good because of the lockdown caused by the coronavirus. Let’s see what they look like now. The Diamond Princess The Diamond Princess The Diamond Princess cruise ship anchored off the shore of Yokohama, south...

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...

20 movies for sea lovers

If You’re in Love with the Sea, You’ll Love These Movies

While we are all at home, we would like to list 20 movies for those who love the sea. 20 - All Is Lost (IMDB Rating: 6.9) Action, Adventure, Drama https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=no1rl9Gvx-s All is Lost by J.C. Chandor After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor...

Latest COVID-19 Updates for the Maritime Industry

Let’s take a closer look at the latest effects of the coronavirus on the maritime industry. As of April 7th, close to a 1,5 million coronavirus cases have been reported and 75,000 people have lost their lives. This pandemic has been negatively affecting the whole World:...

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Coronavirus and Its Impact on the Shipping Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has been spreading very quickly. Let's take a look at how it affects the shipping industry. The first US coronavirus death has been reported in Washington state last weekend. This means that the virus has now reached 49 counties. According to the World...

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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...

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,...