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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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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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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shipwrecks

7 amazing underwater cities that actually exist

The legend of Atlantis – an ancient, once great city that plunged into the depths of the ocean – is known, perhaps, to everyone. But it turns out that such mysterious and stunning underwater cities actually exist.

1. Port Royal, Jamaica

Port Royal, founded in 1518, was the center of easy-going ladies, booze, round-the-clock parties and piracy. It was once considered “the most evil and sinful city in the world.” Continue reading

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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Shipping requires protection from pirates!
This is an excerpt from another on-duty article on piracy. Written naturally by an expert, with links to the opinions of many other similar experts. If you start searching the…

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The first Russian Antarctic expedition
One hundred ninety-seven years ago F. F. Bellingshausen wrote in his diary: “It is impossible to express in words the joy that appeared on the faces of all when exclaiming…

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Smart solar powered catamaran for exploring the depths of the sea
British researchers are going to study underwater geysers at the bottom of the Celtic Sea, using the innovative “smart” C-Enduro catamaran, powered by solar energy. One of the most poorly…

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