Can You Knot? 10 Widely Used Knots on Merchant Ships

Can You Knot? 10 Widely Used Knots on Merchant Ships

Seafarers tie knots everyday. From mooring, securing to working aloft, those jobs won’t be complete without the use of ropes. And because we use ropes in many forms and sizes on ships, knot tying is a skill every seaman must learn. Even my 65-year old Captain knows...
How to Become a Ship Captain in the Philippines

How to Become a Ship Captain in the Philippines

Becoming a ship captain involves lots of sacrifices in time, money and effort. The process is challenging because the job of commanding a vessel is serious. Due to that responsibility, the master of a ship is compensated greatly compared to other crew. A ship captain...