Marine units of length and speed
To measure at sea the distances between different points and the path traveled by the ship, a value called the nautical mile is adopted. Nautical mile - the average arc…

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The first villa with a view of the underwater world appeared in the Maldives
There are many unusual and luxurious hotels and villas for vacationers. But they all did not stand next to the house that appeared in the Maldives. The new mansion will…

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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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Seafarer employment fraud

A young colleague asked me to publish one instructive story that recently happened to his friend. The story is long, but I advise you to read it to the end: Hello everyone, my name is Victor and I would like to share with readers of the Sea Site about which version of fraud when looking for a job is known to me. Perhaps this will help some of you not to get hooked by scammers. Personally, my friends and I have repeatedly come across various methods of divorce for money, and some still managed to avoid this. Continue reading

Construction of three car carrier ships

The Chinese shipbuilding company Xiamen Shipbuilding Industries has received an order from Hoegh Autoliners for the construction of 3 car carrier ships (PCTC) with an option to increase the number of vessels, the press service of the company-customer reports.

Ships will be able to transport up to 8.5 thousand units. transport. Ship delivery scheduled for 2015. Continue reading

Ship's courses relative to the wind
The heading of the vessel relative to the wind is the angle between the direction of the wind and the diametrical plane of the vessel, that is, the heading angle…

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Next Generation Ferry
FSUE “Rosmorport” has begun to agree on a draft of a new sea railway - car - passenger ferry for the Ust - Luga - Baltiysk - Sassnitz line, designed…

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If you have lost your luggage
First of all, you should contact the representative of the airline whose flight you have flown to, or the representative of the airport if there is no representative office of…

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Sevastopol check
On August 27, 2009 in Sevastopol, under the supervision of the Inspectorate of the Main State Registrar of the Fleet of Ukraine, a raid check of yachts, small fleet vessels…

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