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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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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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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survival

Inflatable pontoon capsule, significantly increasing the chances of survival on the high seas

The salvation of drowning, as claimed, a classic, the work of the drowning themselves. But rescue will become much more effective if there is a new development on board the ship – the inflatable pontoon capsule SeaKettle. Now, in just a few minutes, among the raging waves, you can expand the tent and escape from the elements in it, waiting for rescuers. Continue reading

Emergency disembarkation
The first problem that occurs in a shipwreck is panic. Calculations show that the probability of salvation during organized abandonment of a ship is higher than panic from 4 to…

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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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Shadow Crewing Scheme
In 2014, 10 sailors returned to Odessa, led by Captain Vasily Pariy. They worked for half a month on the vessel Vitoria7, owned by the Greek company Maritime Management Synergy…

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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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