As a young boy, every time my father took me to Port Dickson, a coastal town in Negeri Sembilan, I would spend the time watching the ships sailed by. I would imagined myself navigating the ship across the oceans. The sight of gigantic-sized ships never fail to excite me and the smell of the ocean fueled my fascination with the sea. That was when I set my heart on becoming a seafarer. When I was in Form Three, my school held a career day. The school invited several higher learning institutions to set up booths and gave talks. One of them was the Malaysia Maritime Academy (ALAM). The officer gave a refreshing talk on the courses offered and job opportunities….