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Freddie D. Salvatierra of the Ever Refine
Seafarers work long hours, so they need to relax during their off-duty time. On Freddie’s ship, crew can watch movies and even play basketball on the deck—with a net to make sure no out-of-bounds balls go into the ocean. More...
  • August 22, 2014 Jaison Asebo on MLC Provision for Safety

    The Maritime Labor Convention, 2006 has made working conditions on board ship safer for seafarers by mandating rest hours and time off.

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  • 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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