• Against The Tide

    Anna Carofano, Italy.

    As a seafarer I have had an opportunity to meet different nationalities. I now know more about different cultures and mentalities. Working on a cruise ship also gives you the chance to explore different…

    January 19, 2021
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    Marychelle Galang, Philippines.

    I enjoy repairing machines and troubleshooting this has made me gain more experience in my work environment. However, like any job I have faced challenges onboard, I receive a lot of criticism and a…

    January 12, 2021
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    Gifty Adu-Gyamfi, Ghana.

    I schooled at Regional Maritime University where I had my BSc in Nautical Science. Currently, I’m working with Celebrity X Cruises. I just completed my Class 3 Deck Unlimited upgrade course and will be…

    December 15, 2020
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    Jisoo Kim, South Korea.

    The only beings can support you is you and your family who shared your life. But as you know, here in this ship, you are the only one who comforts yourself even if there…

    December 4, 2020
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    Sofia Petersson, Sweden.

    One of the biggest challenges was during my cadetship and having to listen to negative comments from people, mainly discouraging me not to go into the profession because of my gender: I was told…

    November 24, 2020
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    Eva Pavlou,Greece

    I love my job because I get to travel around the world and meet new people, see new places and exploring them, broadening my horizons. Being at sea feels like my natural environment. If…

    November 13, 2020