TITLE

Merchant Navy Online

PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Logistics & Transport Focus;Sep2000, Vol. 2 Issue 7, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that Great Britain deputy prime minister John Prescott has launched a new Web site designed to attract the next generation of British sailors. The site asks schoolchildren to consider a career at sea. It gives young people the chance to gain good qualifications, solid experience and the variety of working on cross-channel ferries, giant supertankers, container ships or even cruise liners. The Web site contains key links to maritime sites, giving young children the opportunity to find out more about a job in the Merchant Navy. It also features a rundown of events in September 2000 aimed at promoting the industry.
ACCESSION #
11646829

 

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