Shipping Out

Publisher: Paradise Cay Publications

An expos� of commercial and recreational shipboard jobs. A practical reference for job-seeking mariners describing various methods of finding work in the industry.Shipping Out contains a plethora of current hard-to-find information, as well as actual letters from shipping companies and cruise lines.The Appendix lists companies with names of contact persons, Coast Guard Exam Centers, maritime unions and personnel agencies. It also contains information on obtaining a Merchant Mariner's Document (Z-Card) from the U.S. Coast Guard."Unless you are a maritime academy graduate," the author warns, "pursuing a career in this industry is no simple matter..."

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Paperback 9780939837069 0939837064 2010-01-01 96 0.00 x 6.00 x 9.00 in $12.95

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