A glimpse of the inspiring people and stories of the maritime industry.
A story on pursuing fulfilling careers both at sea and ashore. Mr Rama Chandran shares his journey as he successfully made a mid-career switch from sea to shore, what the transition was like and tips on making the switch.
Encouraged by family and friends, Kent Heng dove into the world of The China Navigation Company (CNCo)’s management trainee programme, sailing with a multicultural crew of 22 people over five weeks and learning technical aspects of the work. The young Assistant Tonnage Manager at CNCo tells us about his days as a former Management Trainee.
Career decisions are difficult for fresh graduates, but Management Trainee (MT) programmes offer a good option for those who want to experiment. Neo Xuan Ning of Panamax Chartering at Norden shares her amazing experiences as a former MT, including stints in Copenhagen.
Follow us as we speak to three different individuals – Valerie Kor, Matthew Chan and Lim Tau Kok about some of the myths and misconceptions in the maritime industry.
The maritime industry is no longer a man’s domain. Women today play a vital part in maintaining the Singapore’s position as an industry leader amid fierce competition. Rather than brawn, good ol’ hard work, a go-getting attitude and people skills are the keys to success. Read and be inspired by the women featured on how they have managed to scale the ladder in their field, some of them into the highest echelons.
Seafarer Ivan Wu and his wife tell their stories of determination, love and support
Two brothers, two journeys, one destination – the maritime industry
It’s been said that passion makes the difference between a job and a career. In the second of our two-part Passion Series, the Maritime Singapore Connect Office speaks to three MaritimeONE scholars about the highlights of their careers in this industry.
It’s been said that passion makes the difference between a job and a career. In the first of our two-part Passion Series, the Maritime Singapore Connect Office speaks to two individuals in very different vocations about why they love what they do.