Do you know what is meant by a notice to mariners. This article will explain the use of Notices to Mariners (NM) in a common every day language.
If you are travelling by road, chances are that nobody needs to tell you if there has been an accident in front or something similar happened. But the same cannot be said about ships. You need to know the latest regarding sea routes for safe passage of your vessel. Marine chart updating ensures this
An earlier article in this series explained the use of the Bill of Lading at sea. One of the types of a B/L is a Sea Waybill (or Straight Bill, or SWB) of Lading. Why is it necessary? In what way is it better? Read on…
In a previous article, I detailed the progression at sea from a cadet to a junior officer. What next? How does the officer’s career progress from here?