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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Accident of the tugboat Neftegaz-67
On March 22, 2008, two ships collided in the Hong Kong Strait - the Chinese Yao Hai and the Ukrainian tugboat Neftegaz-67. In the South China Sea, work began on…

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Shadow Crewing Scheme
In 2014, 10 sailors returned to Odessa, led by Captain Vasily Pariy. They worked for half a month on the vessel Vitoria7, owned by the Greek company Maritime Management Synergy…

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Accident of the tugboat Neftegaz-67

On March 22, 2008, two ships collided in the Hong Kong Strait – the Chinese Yao Hai and the Ukrainian tugboat Neftegaz-67.

In the South China Sea, work began on lifting the sunken Ukrainian ship. According to the Ukrainian Ministry of Transport, the rescue operation is ongoing, Mayak reports. At the same time, cables are started for the possible raising of the tanker. Continue reading

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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About units
Nautical Mile - a unit of length equal to one arc minute of the meridian. Due to the fact that the Earth has the shape of a spheroid, this length…

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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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What is a handy flag?
The most important trend in the development of modern merchant shipping is its internationalization - which, in particular, today gives jobs to thousands of sailors. What makes it possible? Internationalization…

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