Below at the ship's side half a dozen surf boats were waiting, manned by Kru boys, who alone seemed perfectly comfortable, and cheerful as usual.
Da Souza and Trent took their places side by side on the broad, flat-bottomed boat, and soon they were off shorewards and the familiar song of the Kru boys as they bent over their oars greeted their ears.
A Kru boy welcomed them with beaming face and fetched them drinks upon a Brummagem tray.
Trent set down his glass without a word, and called to some Kru boys in the square who carried litters.
In Maryland County, the Maryland Oil Palm Plantation (MOPP) is operating there, while the oil giant, Golden Veroleum, Liberia (GVL) operates in Grand Kru
The experienced lot had opted out of the team after KRU
reduced salaries from between Sh145,000-Sh170,000 to Sh100,000 and below just before the start of the 2018/19 season.
He was elected secretary of the KRU
, where he served for two years before his elevation to the position of chairman two months ago
Centre manager Janet Russell said: "The latest help saw Kru
and co-worker Elaine deliver a donation of items for our tombola stall at our 'Sponsored Toddle' in June and Mike Harrison dropped by with a PS25 voucher which we will give to the person who raises the most money at the Sponsored Toddle.
A classic example is the phrase: "Peace was in heaven until Kru
People got there".
Kae", 39, recalls coming from one of those unprivileged families who fought to provide basic life needs to the children in one of Thailand's rural villages.
"It is a great honour to be rewarded for my hard work with the level 12 Muay ai kru