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1. Posted by sospete (First Time Poster, 1 posts) 12 Jan '13 20:59

I live in America and thinking of travelling the world working aboard a cargo ship,im currently a truck driver.I would greatly appreciate any advice.Thanks

2. Posted by CheersT (Travel Guru, 1569 posts) 12 Jan '13 21:15

Yet another of the many romantic urban myths (like young backpackers wanting to work on cruise ships) that will never happen unless you have special skills/trades that are applicable on keeping a ship running.

Google brings up countless shipping lines... drop them an email and see what they say...

Good luck.

Cheers,
Terry