Monthly Archives: March 2009

Some Stupid deficiencies from port state control – all over the world.

All seamen well know that sometimes PSC gives very strange and illogical deficiencies. For example one of our vessels got a deficiency from PSC in Genoa (Italy).– Engine control room contains traces of ashAnd they put remark No 17 – … Continue reading

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Financial crisis and shipping companies.

From my side of view it is quite difficult time for all ship owners to be afloat on this terrible crisis time. All we are trying to survive and to keep our crewmembers with us, with proper salaries and good … Continue reading

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Let’s I tell you about myself.

First of all, let me introduce myself a bit. I am working as nautical superintendent in one German shipping company. Presently we have various types of vessels – in total amount of 51 ships. I am a former captain, Ukrainian … Continue reading

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