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News – April 23, 2021

What are the main causes of oil spills? Oil spills into rivers, bays, and the ocean are most often caused by accidents involving ships, pipelines, refineries, drilling rigs, and storage facilities. Spills can be caused by people making mistakes or being careless, equipment breaking down, natural...

News – March 8, 2021

At the age of 18, immediately after I graduated from high school, I was so confused and worried of which direction I should take regard- ing my studies and ultimately my future. At that time, I was torn between two completely different directions of studies –...

News – October 26, 2020

There are things we know, there are things we know we do not know and there are things we do not know that we do not know. What is the best way to find out? To ask! Evolution itself is fundamentally based on the process of...

News – October 2, 2020

This newsletter always features at least one article on the safety and well being of our seafarers, but we must never forget that the lives of our crew depend ultimately on the seaworthiness of the vessel in which they are sailing. Safe navigation is, therefore,...

News – September 9, 2020

The ability to provide effective performance feedback: a waste of time or a great opportunity?Cybersecurity means protecting the security of all in- formation stored and processed on computers and electronic devices   Discussion and feedback between appraiser and appraisee is necessary for professional development in every industry....

News – August 7, 2020

WHAT DOES IT MEAN? Cybersecurity means protecting the security of all in- formation stored and processed on computers and electronic devices Threats to information security include: Malware (infections from USB sticks) Phishing (mass emails designed to illegally obtain sensitive information from the recipient) Targeted attacks (‘hackers’) ...

News – March 20, 2020

At Uniteam Marine we are continuously striving to improve the services we offer to sustain our status of being a leader in the provision of ship management services. As part of this continuous improvement process we have provided a global platform for seafarers to be...