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:…

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World Navy
Let's look at the comparative statistics of the world marine fleet in 2006. Russia, it seems to me, looks very solid, unless, of course, you shake your fingers with a…

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Dirty flags
In the world there are enough small countries using not quite conventional methods of replenishing the treasury. Not all of these methods are illegal, but very often people who are…

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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 to provide autonomous communications between the Kaliningrad region and other regions of the Russian Federation on the Baltiysk – Ust – Luga line.

The project is being developed at Vympel Design Bureau OJSC with the participation of Russian and foreign design organizations. Continue reading

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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In Norway, an underwater structure is being built, where soon queues of people wishing to get inside
Many people want to see the mysterious life of the underwater world: someone is reviewing National Geographic issues for this, someone is mastering diving, and someone ... is going to…

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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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The man was washed overboard, but he remembered the reception of US special forces with his pants and lasted 3 hours in the ocean to the rescue
Water is the source of life on Earth, but at the same time it is one of the most insidious substances for humans. Especially when it comes to ponds or…

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