A day in the life of a Dangerous Goods (DG) Approver

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“A day in the life of…..” is a series of posts which covers activities that happens in a typical day in the life of one of the many on shore and off shore personnel in the shipping and freight industry..

In this post, we look at the typical workflow and how “A day in the life of a DG Approver (DG Desk)” progresses.. 

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A day in the life of a bunker barge operator

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Bunkers are a critical component of ship operations and one of the most cost intensive.. Bunkering services and service providers such as a bunker barge operator play a crucial role in maritime shipping worldwide..

All major ports around the world offer this as part of their service suite, to attract more vessels, increase efficiency, increase revenue and create local employment..

We caught up with Durand Naidoo, MD of Linsen Nambi Bunkering Services in South Africa and as per him, here is what a day in the life of a bunker barge operator looks like..

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A day in the life of a Seafarer 2 – #seafarersmatter

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As you know, the 25th of June every year is celebrated as the DAY OF THE SEAFARER under the auspices of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)..

Day of the Seafarer (DotS as it has come to be known), is celebrated to recognize the unique contribution made by seafarers from all over the world to international seaborne trade, the world economy and civil society as a whole and to let the world know how and why #SeafarersMatter and are indispensable to everyone..

In my previous post promoting this Day of the Seafarer, I shared with you the story of Nick Chubb MNI, a former Merchant Seafarer and how he spends “A Day in the Life of a Seafarer”..

This article comes right from the top, yes from a Captain himself.. Capt.Abhishek Nair recounts the life of a Captain on board a ship..

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A day in the life of a Seafarer 1 – #seafarersmatter

Day of the Seafarer #seafarersmatter

The 25th of June every year is celebrated as the DAY OF THE SEAFARER under the auspices of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)..

Day of the Seafarer (DotS as it has come to be known), is celebrated to recognize the unique contribution made by seafarers from all over the world to international seaborne trade, the world economy and civil society as a whole and to let the world know how and why #SeafarersMatter and are indispensable to everyone..

This is an article about a typical day in the life of a seafarer on the occasion of the Day of the Seafarer..

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A day in the life of a Freight Forwarder – find out how it all works

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Recently I posted an article “Who is a Freight Forwarder..??”.. If that article gave you a good introduction into the activities of a freight forwarder, this article will give you a detailed glimpse into “A day in the life of a Freight Forwarder”..

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A day in the life of a Woman in Shipping #InternationalWomensDay

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On the occasion of #InternationalWomensDay on the 8th of March 2017, I asked one of the ladies in the Shipping and Freight industry to offer her perspective on a typical day in the life of a woman in shipping.. Here it is.. 🙂

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A day in the life of a Trade Financier

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What happens in a day in the life of a Trade Financier..??

Firstly a Trade Financier is someone who deals with Trade Finance which in very simple terms means, “financing of international trade”..

Trade Finance companies are present all over the world in all major trading hubs, but we only work on days that ends with a Y..

Well what do we actually do..??

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