Golden Stripes – Leadership on the High Seas

Leadership on the high seas?
A professional leadership approach is required to motivate & improve the ability of each individual, and propel the motivation of the ship as an organization.
Captain VS Parani, FNI, FICS, CMarTech has taken the initiative to fill this gap and has written a book Golden Stripes- Leadership on the High Seas,  which is the world’s first book on leadership for mariners, by a mariner.
What the book is about?
How to run a tight ship? How to keep yourself, your crew, and your ship safe? How to be an expert professional? How to make the right decisions, every time? How to act appropriately in the face of danger? Communicate with confidence. Be inspired by legendary sailors. There are stories and cutting edge insights which have received international acclaim. It is for navigators and marine engineers, whether early in their career, or experienced and want to take their leadership to the next level. 
Be part of a social cause.
Part of the proceeds from the book are donated to the Mission to Seafarers. 
Take action
Read Golden Stripes and take it with you to your ship. Share the news with your shipmates. Gift it to a friend. Discuss the book with your team. Invest in your own copy of the book through
It is also available through major retailers worldwide such as Amazon, Ebay and eventually at selected bookstores.
Connect with the author
You’re most welcome to visit his website to read his blogs & discuss ideas
Feel free to connect with him on Facebook: https://www., ership.on.the.high.seas/
LinkedIn: https://www. a5ab6363/ or Twitter: Parani VS@GoldenStripesLS.

Golden Stripes- Leadership on the High Seas

The world’s first leadership book by a merchant-mariner

Technology insight in shipping

Global economy is slowing but technological revolution has increased many folds and future is it. DNV GL 5 yearly Technology Outlook 2025 has been published, it gives insight into selected industry for next 10 years.

Data generation, digitalization and low cost satellite communication has made ships  floating computers. Data generated from ships are being analysed to improve safety and environmental performance of the ship from building to operation stage. Use of sensors,  low cost and faster  information flow will encourage existing processes and functions onboard to be automated further.

In next 10 years, additive manufacturing and 3-D printing should enter in shipping too, it will help in producing spare parts when and where required. Presently generation of energy is through large rotating and passive components; hybrid power, renewal energy and micro grid will be key change in energy production and transmission.

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