Merchant shipping
Trump shipping, and with it the institute of chartering ships, originated in the Mediterranean basin during the early Middle Ages. In those days, charter agreements were concluded in the form…

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Inflatable pontoon capsule, significantly increasing the chances of survival on the high seas
The salvation of drowning, as claimed, a classic, the work of the drowning themselves. But rescue will become much more effective if there is a new development on board the…

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The problem of mixed crews
Sailors try not to talk about them among themselves, they are not mentioned in the offices of crewing companies, officially they seem to not exist. But they are! “They” are…

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Expression of the seven seas

Seven Seas (Eng. Seven Seas) – idiomatic expression, since ancient times means the oceans as a whole.

The expression “Seven Seas” (as, for example, in the phrase “sailing for Seven Seas”) can refer either to a specific set of reservoirs, or to the entire World Ocean.

At different times, the expression “Seven Seas” had different meanings. Since the XIX century, the term has been used to refer to seven oceanic reservoirs: Continue reading

Why do sea mines have “horns” and is it possible to touch such people
There are many types of sea mines, but most of them have something in common. We are talking about those "horns" sticking out in all directions. At the level of…

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Emergency disembarkation
The first problem that occurs in a shipwreck is panic. Calculations show that the probability of salvation during organized abandonment of a ship is higher than panic from 4 to…

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Emergency disembarkation
The first problem that occurs in a shipwreck is panic. Calculations show that the probability of salvation during organized abandonment of a ship is higher than panic from 4 to…

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About units
Nautical Mile - a unit of length equal to one arc minute of the meridian. Due to the fact that the Earth has the shape of a spheroid, this length…

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