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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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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Job search for sailors
This information is intended for beginners to go on contracts to sailors. Those who have worked or are working for a long time probably have their own opinions and their…

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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Expression of the seven seas

Seven Seas (Eng. Seven Seas) – idiomatic expression, since ancient times means the oceans as a whole.

The expression “Seven Seas” (as, for example, in the phrase “sailing for Seven Seas”) can refer either to a specific set of reservoirs, or to the entire World Ocean.

At different times, the expression “Seven Seas” had different meanings. Since the XIX century, the term has been used to refer to seven oceanic reservoirs: Continue reading

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 this airline in the city of your destination.

After you present your baggage receipt, the airline representative will record that your baggage did not arrive at the destination airport. Continue reading

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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Super Yacht Silver
May 3, 2009 - one of the most mysterious mega-yachts of our time, Silver, was built in 2007 by the Australian Hanseatic Marine shipyards according to the design of Espen…

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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…

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The man was washed overboard, but he remembered the reception of US special forces with his pants and lasted 3 hours in the ocean to the rescue
Water is the source of life on Earth, but at the same time it is one of the most insidious substances for humans. Especially when it comes to ponds or…

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