Interesting Question for The Moving Doctor today

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Rey
Submitted on 2014/10/14 at 3:57 pm

How many workers do containers ship have?

2, How many doctors are suppose to be on board.

UPakWeShip International MoversSubmitted on 2014/10/15 at 1:17 pm | In reply to Rey.

Hello Rey, interesting question…
I have never been on a container ship myself but after watching Captain Philips and reading a few books I believe they have a crew of about 15. They work very long hours and it doesn’t sound very glamorous at all. Typically only the captain gets free use of the internet and the captain checks and reads all crew emails before being sent out. Most large shipping companies like Maersk Line do not allow alcohol on board either. I don’t believe they have an actual Doctor on board but they do have staff trained in EMS / first aid procedures.
I hope that helps, cheers The Moving Doctor.

The Moving Doctor
The Moving Doctor
"The Moving Doctor", Mark Nash has been in the moving business for over 33 years and currently sits on the board of the International Shippers Association and the Commercial Affairs committee at the International Association of Movers (IAM).

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