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John Stapleton of the MV Buckeye State
John has spent several years on the river, working his way up from deckhand to steersman. More...
  • August 21, 2014 Jaison Asebo on MLC Provision for Working Hours

    Although Jaison's company followed the International Labour Organization's recommendations before the advent of the Maritime Labor Convention (MLC), 2006, he remembers working for a different company earlier in his career that demanded g

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  • August 20, 2014 Jaison Asebo on MLC Provision for Time Off

    “This is one big ball game,” says Jaison about the Maritime Labor Convention’s new regulations about contract length. Seafarers with longer contracts retain more stress, and that can lead to poor job performance.

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  • August 19, 2014 Jaison Asebo of MV Hoegh Pusan

    Chief Mate aboard the MV Hoegh Pusan, Jaison is glad that the Maritime Labor Convention, 2006 has brought positive changes to the maritime industry.

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  • August 15, 2014 Mike Marshall of Turn Services

    Lifelong mariner Captain Mike Marshall has some words of wisdom for people looking to start careers in the maritime industry. “Be willing to chip in,” he advises. “With a cooperative spirit, you'll succeed.”

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  • August 8, 2014 Ritika Cardoza of the NYK Aquarius

    Sometimes, the ship’s captain is allowed to bring his or her family aboard. Ritika brought her son on the ship for his school vacation—to give him the chance to spend time with his dad, and to see what life at sea is like.

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  • July 30, 2014 Britto Gonsalves of the Hanjin Nammu

    As Chief Engineer, Britto is in charge of ensuring there’s enough fresh water on board his ship. How does he do this? By converting seawater into fresh water. Hear how he does it.

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