Publications

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...

Health – October 14, 2020

AUBERGINES Full of vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre and with the potential to lower cholesterol and help manage weight, aubergines (sometimes known as eggplants) are a great choice for salads, stews and beyond. Aubergines are high in fibre and low in fat and therefore recommended for those...

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,...

Health – September 21, 2020

The main causes of obesity are excessive intake of energy (calories) and lack of exercise. We have some suggestions for exercises which could easily be done onboard during your free time! STAYING FIT HELPS YOU IN MANY WAYS: It makes you physically and mentally stronger You...

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....

Health – September 3, 2020

Remember the joys of recess in elementary school, when you would escape the confinement of the classroom for the delights of jumping rope or playing football? You did not think of those physical activities as exercise, you thought of them as fun. Then adulthood arrived and,...

Training – August 12, 2020

When a seafarer joins a new ship, there are two people they want to get to know. The first person, of course, is the captain. The second is the cook. The cook is one of the most important people onboard. He has the power to...

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’) ...

Health – July 29, 2020

It is not a secret that healthy nutrition should play an important role in our life; it should. Poor nutrition can cause severe diseases and as many as 30-35% of carcinomas are caused by eating unhealthy food. And cancer lives and grows from sugar. The World Health...

Think LSR – July 23, 2020

Terminal velocity is the highest velocity attain- able by an object as it falls through a fluid (air is the most common example). It occurs when the sum of the drag force and the buoyancy is equal to the downward force of gravity acting on...