How the cargo ship food look like on trip
How the cargo ship food look like on trip, Cargo ships don’t have any kind of formal social area like a bar. The the only dedicated social space on the ship is the dining room and the mess. Our ship had a symmetrical layout, with the officers dining room and mess on the port side of the ship (true left), and the crew dining room and mess on the starboard side. There was a TV in each mess, and a ping-pong table in the officer’s mess, where we often whiled away an hour after dinner or lunch for cargo food. We seemed to be the only people using it and cargo ship food look like on trip. But, they do have a slop chest. And it’s really called that. We weren’t sure if there would be booze available onboard, so we’d brought a couple of bottles of wine and a six pack of beer just in case. It turned out that we shouldn’t have bothered, because there was plenty available cargo ship food, and even better, duty free. Read about how to find and book a cargo ship journey. If you fancy spending a couple of weeks at sea getting quietly drunk, this would be a very affordable way to do it. Gordon’s gin, Bacardi and Teacher’s whiskey were about $10 US for a litre bottle, wine started at $3.50 for a bottle, and you could get a 3 litre cask of NZ wine for $10. Crazy. It was $11 for a 24 pack of Korean beer, which is nice enough, or $15 to $20 for 24 kiwi beers from big breweries, which I didn’t think would be much better. So we went Korean.
On our ship the weekly orders from the slopchest had to be in on Friday afternoon, and they were delivered to our cabin after dinner after dinner. We ordered 24 beers, another bottle of wine, a litre of whisky, litre of gin, and 30 cans of tonic, which was way too many. We also got some peanuts and popcorn. The Captain had asked the Steward to bring us some glasses and an ice bucket as well for cargo ship food look like on trip, so we suddenly had a private bar in our cabin. There was an ice machine on the bridge cargo ship food, I suspect this might have been a crew addition, so we could top our bucket up for afternoon gin and tonics. Bring a lemon if this is your thing! Snacks and soft drinks were also available from the slopchest, at reasonable prices, though not crazy cheap (no duty to be freed from), and there was a small selection of toiletries in case of running out between the chance to shop in port, or forgetting something. We settled our slopchest bill with the Captain in US dollars cash at the end of our voyage. What other facilities are onboard and cargo food? Some ships have small saltwater swimming pools where you can do a few lengths. I’ve even heard of paddling pools on deck. Alas, our ship didn’t have a pool. Apparently they’ve stopped building pools on new ships because they’re not totally necessary, and everyone is trying to cut costs. Shipping profits aren’t what they used to be. Our ship did have a gym though, with a treadmill, exercise bike, and some weights machines. And there’s always ping-pong, of course.
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