An open letter to my kid: This is why I only come home twice a year
“What I love about being a seafarer, is that having sailed onboard 14 vessels, I am still in awe of every voyage as they each come with their characteristics and charms.” To celebrate the Day of the Seafarer, this special article featuring a heartfelt letter written by Chua Yi Da, 2nd Engineer at CMA CGM Group, chronicles some of his best moments at sea, and also moments where he misses and thinks of his family the most.
Starting anew? A mentor can expedite your learning!
While having a can-do attitude and an inquisitive mindset can help you excel in the dynamic maritime industry, having a mentor to guide you along the way would certainly give you an edge over your peers! In this month’s blog post, Ryann, a Line Management Executive at X-Press Feeders shares his struggles coming into Line Management with close to zero prior experience, and why it was important to him to have Sheryl, his mentor and the Line Manager of his team, to guide his journey!
Merry Time in Maritime Industry: The Gift of Traineeships
If you had to name one gift that you were thankful for this year, what would it be? For Tiffany Lee, Trainee Executive from Jurong Port and Amiruddin Akhtar, Crewing Executive Trainee from POSH Fleet Services, their answer would likely be the SGUnited Traineeships Programme. Learn more about the gift of traineeships have brought them one step closer to fulfilling their aspirations of working in the maritime industry, via this blog article!