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By Vikram Karve / February 7, 2021

This is a Story of – a Husband – a Wife – and – the “Other” Woman… I am – The “Other” Woman… Here is my story… __________ THE “OTHER” WOMAN Story By Vikram Karve __________ Dramatis Personae Rohan – The Husband Lata – The Wife Nisha – The “Other” Woman (Narrator of the Story) __________…

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Fire On A Crude Oil Tanker Named- M.T. New Diamond

By Navneet Bakshi / September 6, 2020

Fire is one of the fearsome enemies of the sailors. Although the ships are equipped with full gear for fighting fire and it is kept in state of readiness, and the ship’s crew is trained to handle the fire, yet the fires on ships occur at frightening regularity. Regular drills are carried to keep the…

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The Tragedy of Nagasaki Spirit

By Navneet Bakshi / August 20, 2020

The Tragedy of Nagasaki Spirit One (dis)advantage of being on WhatsApp is that, you keep on getting added to new groups which keep coming up at a frightening regularity. I would say  frightening because, becoming a part of another group means, encroachment of some more of your time by people who this far might have…

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The Shipping Trap

By Navneet Bakshi / August 16, 2020

A sailor friend has shared a beautiful video from NASDAILY, highlighting the very basic problem of ownership of blame in the Shipping Industry. The video talks of two recent incidents two bring home the point. 1st incident that it speaks of is of a Japanese Ship M.V. WAKASHIO that has run aground near Mauritius. The…

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Salvaging A Car Carrier

By Navneet Bakshi / July 16, 2020

This video was posted in our Whatsapp group by my friend Jagjit Randhawa  

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Rhapsody In Blue

By Navneet Bakshi / June 28, 2020

Recently I went to the sea for Sea Trial of another vessel. Here are some pictures for you. I have been rather busy since last two months. With short days and less time at hand, I haven’t been able to devote much time to writing. This project is now coming to an end and I…

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