The New Hawsepipe – An Interview With Leonard Lambert

The following article is from the gCaptain archives but the information is very much still pertinent today! ____________________________________ Aboard almost every US flag ship is one seaman who forgoes the late night poker tournaments, racquetball games and is rarely seen watching movies in the crew lounge. He is sometimes called the Fourth Mate due to his propensity … [Read more...]

How Do Mariners Pay For Training?

For your Sunday morning reading we bring you a top post from the gCaptain archives. Enjoy! How Do Mariners Pay For Training? By Leonard Lambert Since the inception of STCW ‘95 on February 1st of 2002, the training and certification of mariners has become more streamlined. The heart of the certification process is multiple training schools spanning the country which … [Read more...]