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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Shipping requires protection from pirates!
This is an excerpt from another on-duty article on piracy. Written naturally by an expert, with links to the opinions of many other similar experts. If you start searching the…

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Suez Canal
Suez Canal (Arabic: قناة السويس, Qanā al-Suways), located west of the Sinai Peninsula, has a length of 163 kilometers. The canal is located in Egypt between Port Said (Būr Sa'īd)…

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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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Job search for sailors
This information is intended for beginners to go on contracts to sailors. Those who have worked or are working for a long time probably have their own opinions and their…

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Crew fatigue
Free trade unions in the United Kingdom have launched a campaign whose goal is to bring the country into line with European standards for working hours. According to the British…

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Tragedies with thousands of victims: 5 worst marine disasters of the 20th century
The sea can be merciless. At all times, it was customary to destroy dozens and hundreds of sailors at a time. But what if the sea decides to take more…

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