Ferry Viking Grace
The name M / S Viking Grace, in our opinion, reflects the graceful style, design and mood. The voyage on this ship will be filled with content and pleasures, which…

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Seismic ship Vyacheslav Tikhonov
Initially, dynamite was the sound source for marine seismic exploration. Due to its obvious danger, pneumatic guns were later used as a source. The accumulation of seismic data is 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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shipowners

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 laws apply) actually have problems quite often.

And this is mainly due to the persistent unwillingness of shipowners, especially small ones, to conclude collective agreements with seafarers, according to the requirements of the International Transport Workers Union (ITF), suggesting, first of all, decent wages at sea. 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 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

Ferry Viking Grace
The name M / S Viking Grace, in our opinion, reflects the graceful style, design and mood. The voyage on this ship will be filled with content and pleasures, which…

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A life-saving pillow bracelet with which you can not be afraid to drown
A group of designers from the United States created an unusual bracelet, endowing it with the functions of a life buoy. In the event of an emergency, just a click…

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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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The first villa with a view of the underwater world appeared in the Maldives
There are many unusual and luxurious hotels and villas for vacationers. But they all did not stand next to the house that appeared in the Maldives. The new mansion will…

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