Next Generation Ferry
FSUE “Rosmorport” has begun to agree on a draft of a new sea railway - car - passenger ferry for the Ust - Luga - Baltiysk - Sassnitz line, designed…

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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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Proofreading materials
Nautical charts, directions, hydrometeorological aids and other navigation guidelines can only ensure navigational safety of navigation if they are constantly maintained at the present level by updating them. Therefore, the…

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Why do sea mines have “horns” and is it possible to touch such people

There are many types of sea mines, but most of them have something in common. We are talking about those “horns” sticking out in all directions. At the level of general erudition, one can guess what it is. If so, it will be interesting to find out exactly how they function.

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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…

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The problem of mixed crews
Sailors try not to talk about them among themselves, they are not mentioned in the offices of crewing companies, officially they seem to not exist. But they are! “They” are…

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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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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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