On the certification of sailors of Ukraine
The inclusion of Ukraine in the “white list” requires special responsibility, high professionalism, clarity and coordination in the work without the right to mistake of all structural units involved in…

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Convenient flag - cons
Seafarers who have contacted such companies and as a result got onto ships under the “convenient” flag (that is, under the flag of a country where super liberal liberal tax…

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Why the speed of sea transport is determined in knots
On land, speed is determined in kilometers or miles per hour, but when it comes to measuring the speed of water transport, the count is kept in some mysterious “nodes”.…

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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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Sevastopol check
On August 27, 2009 in Sevastopol, under the supervision of the Inspectorate of the Main State Registrar of the Fleet of Ukraine, a raid check of yachts, small fleet vessels…

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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…

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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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