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Life at sea

Discover why some people choose to work at sea: the chance to travel, to get responsible jobs early or the only way they can support themselves?
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Why work at sea?

Some choose to work at sea because it gives a chance to travel or gain responsibility early in their career. For others, it may be the only way to earn a wage.
 Officer on bridge (200 x 120)
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Living on a ship  Living on a ship

A ship usually works 24 hour a day. Find out how this sets the routine for those on board and how life has changed for the seafarer.

 

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