Port Professions

Friday, 2nd June, 2017
Carriage of goods involves many professions or activities related to the sea. When your containers are loaded or unloaded on a vessel, the vessel’s crew needs help and assistance to keep the vessel safe. Discover below the non-exhaustive list of…

MacAndrews – Best Shipping Line in Portugal for 2017

Friday, 19th May, 2017
On Wednesday, the 18th of May in Lisbon, Portugal, the leading logistics and transport publication Prémios Logística & Transportes Hoje awards were presented in several categories. This was the third edition of this initiative by the publication. MacAndrews LDA were crowned winners…

Commodity and Cargo. Do they mean the same thing?

Thursday, 18th May, 2017
The difference between Commodity and Cargo. Aren’t they the same, you may ask? The short answer is NO..There is a difference between Commodity and Cargo.. In economics, cargo or freight are goods or produce being conveyed – generally for commercial…

Top Tips for H&S at the office – World Day for Health and Safety at Work

Friday, 28th April, 2017
April 28th marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work.  It is an annual international campaign to promote safe, healthy and decent work and has been observed by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) since 2003. Today, many workers are…

History of The Container

Friday, 21st April, 2017
For centuries, people have been trading with each other, even across the ocean and between different countries. The ships went to discover treasures and new lands in the world. They came back with new products and merchandise. But there are…

Happy Seagoing Days – Feature Article Part 3

Thursday, 13th April, 2017
Article written by George Hoyle (Malaysia) Special thank you to the Editorial Manager, Steve Robinson of Sea Breezes Publications Ltd. Catch up on Part 1 or 2 if you've missed it previously. Part 3 - The many the vessels George Hoyle worked on …

Happy Seagoing Days – Feature Article Part 2

Thursday, 6th April, 2017
Article written by George Hoyle (Malaysia). Special thank you to Editorial Manager, Steve Robinson of Sea Breezes Publications Ltd. If you missed Part 1, you can catch up on it here. Part 2 The 2nd trip was the traditional route, but…

Clementines:- From grove to shelf. How?

Tuesday, 4th April, 2017
On 4th of April 1932 Vitamin C was isolated for the first time in a laboratory setting. This scientific breakthrough took place in Szeged, Hungary. Normally, Vitamin C brings to mind fresh citrus fruits, but it was actually the traditional…

Happy Seagoing Days – Feature Article Part 1

Thursday, 30th March, 2017
Article written by George Hoyle (Malaysia). Special thank you to Editorial Manager, Steve Robinson of Sea Breezes Publications Ltd. After gaining my Masters Certificate in July 1962, I started to look for another job on General cargo ships, but definitely not…

Cargo Insurance – What You Need To Know

Thursday, 23rd February, 2017
All you need to know about Cargo Insurance Although it may seem obvious, there are still a number of shippers who still do not take the right Cargo Insurance to cover their cargo comprehensively.. The lack of proper insurance cover is…
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