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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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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receipt

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 this airline in the city of your destination.

After you present your baggage receipt, the airline representative will record that your baggage did not arrive at the destination airport. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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