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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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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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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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 length of one minute of the earth meridian.

The length of the arc of one minute of the earth’s meridian is 1 ‘= 1852.23 – 9.34 cos 2φ, where φ is the latitude of the ship’s elevation in degrees. Continue reading

International Conventions and Codes
1979 International Convention on Search and Rescue at Sea - (English International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue) (often referred to as the “ATS Convention”) was concluded in Hamburg (Federal…

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Tug Captain Merkulov
On March 28, 2013, at the solemn ceremony of honoring the winners of the National Maritime Rating of Ukraine, the head of Mariupol Transport and Logistics Commission Alexey Rosinsky praised…

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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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International organizations
An important role in the regulation of social and labor relations, in the formation and development of social partnership (dialogue) is played by the International Labor Organization. The International Labor…

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