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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Maritime labor market
According to the International Shipping Federation (ISF), more than 1.25 million seafarers representing 150 countries worked in the world navy in 2000, while the Philippines, which supplied about 20% of…

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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…

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7 amazing underwater cities that actually exist
The legend of Atlantis - an ancient, once great city that plunged into the depths of the ocean - is known, perhaps, to everyone. But it turns out that such…

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Ferry Viking Grace
The name M / S Viking Grace, in our opinion, reflects the graceful style, design and mood. The voyage on this ship will be filled with content and pleasures, which…

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Classification societies
The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) is an international association of classification societies that aims to develop standards and regulations regarding the safety of shipping. The association is headquartered…

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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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