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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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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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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waters

In Norway, an underwater structure is being built, where soon queues of people wishing to get inside

Many people want to see the mysterious life of the underwater world: someone is reviewing National Geographic issues for this, someone is mastering diving, and someone … is going to a restaurant. Not so long ago, the construction of the first institution in Europe began on the southern coast of Norway, the building of which is half located under water and looks like a giant periscope. Continue reading

The seas and oceans of the planet

The area of ​​the oceans is 71% of the surface area of ​​the Earth.

The Southern Ocean is the fourth largest ocean in the Earth surrounding Antarctica.

Although the concept of the Southern Ocean is not widespread in Russia and its territory is divided between the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific, in 2000 the International Hydrographic Union adopted a division into five oceans, and this has its own logic. Continue reading

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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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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SPA-procedures that can be obtained while relaxing at sea for free
People always went to the sea to improve their health. To spend a week or two at sea is very useful. In addition to the sea breeze, sunbathing and the…

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Tug Captain Merkulov
On March 28, 2013, at the solemn ceremony of honoring the winners of the National Maritime Rating of Ukraine, the head of Mariupol Transport and Logistics Commission Alexey Rosinsky praised…

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