India: Our seafarers are favourites worldwide

 

 

 

 

The data on the rising number of seafarers who are “active and employed” on world merchant shipping fleet will help India prove a point against global agencies that have suggested a waning popularity of Indian seafarers among fleet owners and ship managers.

India, according to these agencies, has lost some of its sheen as a big supplier of quality manpower to the global shipping industry, with China and the Philippines surging ahead — the former holding the top slot in the supply of officers and the latter for ratings or general-purpose staff.

Fifth largest supplier

India is the fifth largest supplier of officers after China, the Philippines, Russia and Ukraine, according to the ‘Manpower Report 2015’, published by

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LNG tanker crosses Arctic in winter without icebreaker escort

Timelapse video: shipping first as LNG tanker crosses Arctic in winter without icebreaker escort

http://www.climatechangenews.com/2018/02/12/timelapse-video-shipping-first-lng-tanker-crosses-arctic-winter-without-icebreaker-escort/

Published on 12/02/2018, 11:22am

Teekay vessel Eduard Toll is designed to cut through ice and take advantage of the opening of Russia’s Arctic coastline to industry

 

The Eduard Toll is named after a Russian geologist and explorer (Pic: Teekay)

By Megan Darby

An LNG tanker designed for icy conditions has become the first commercial ship to travel the Arctic’s northern sea route in winter.

It marks a milestone in the opening up of Russia’s northern coastline, as thawing polar ice makes industrial development and maritime trade increasingly viable.

The Teekay vessel Eduard Toll set out from South Korea in December for Sabetta terminal in northern Russia, cutting through ice 1.8m thick. Last

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Grandes veleros de la Marina Civil

 Articulo completo:http://theesotericcuriosa.blogspot.com.es/2011/02/majestic-monarchs-of-sail-amercian.html

 

 

The ‘Majestic Monarch’s Of Sail;’ The Amercian, Thomas W. Lawson & Her German Sister, The Preußen!

 

Thomas W. Lawson

 

The Thomas W. Lawson was a seven-masted, steel-hulled schooner originally planned for the Pacific trade, but then used primarily to haul coal and oil along the East Coast of the United States. Built in 1902, the ship holds the distinction of being the largest schooner and the largest pure sailing vessel, without an auxiliary engine ever built. Larger sailing vessels with auxiliary engines for propulsion were the French France II  (1911) and German R. C. Rickmers  (1906), both five-masted barques.

The Thomas W. Lawson was destroyed off the uninhabited island of Annet, in the Scilly Isles, in a storm on December 14,

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Nuestras pensiones de Noruega

 

 

 

correo gallego

Con su trabajo contribuyeron a hacer de la marina mercante del país escandinavo una de las más competitivas a nivel mundial. Tributaron allí y, sin embargo, nunca tuvieron acceso al sistema de protección social. Hoy, lo denuncian, junto al abandono del Estado Español

 

 

Manuel Rama, secretario de la Asociación Long Hope, y Alberto Paz, portavoz de la misma.

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Eran jóvenes, muchos no llegaban a los veinticinco, cuando, por la prensa o amistades, comenzaban a enterarse de que había trabajo en los buques noruegos.

 

A Manuel, un compañero le habló de la oportunidad estando en Rotterdam y no se lo pensó dos veces. Embarcaría en el puerto francés de Le Havre el 28 de junio de 1961 y, durante

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Grandes veleros de la Marina Civil (2)

 Articulo completo:http://theesotericcuriosa.blogspot.com.es/2011/02/majestic-monarchs-of-sail-amercian.html

 

 

The ‘Majestic Monarch’s Of Sail;’ The Amercian, Thomas W. Lawson & Her German Sister, The Preußen!

 

Thomas W. Lawson

 

The Thomas W. Lawson was a seven-masted, steel-hulled schooner originally planned for the Pacific trade, but then used primarily to haul coal and oil along the East Coast of the United States. Built in 1902, the ship holds the distinction of being the largest schooner and the largest pure sailing vessel, without an auxiliary engine ever built. Larger sailing vessels with auxiliary engines for propulsion were the French France II  (1911) and German R. C. Rickmers  (1906), both five-masted barques.

The Thomas W. Lawson was destroyed off the uninhabited island of Annet, in the Scilly Isles, in a storm on December 14,

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