International organizations
An important role in the regulation of social and labor relations, in the formation and development of social partnership (dialogue) is played by the International Labor Organization. The International Labor…

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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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Ferry Viking Grace
The name M / S Viking Grace, in our opinion, reflects the graceful style, design and mood. The voyage on this ship will be filled with content and pleasures, which…

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Monthly Archives: December 2017

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 lifting the sunken Ukrainian ship. According to the Ukrainian Ministry of Transport, the rescue operation is ongoing, Mayak reports. At the same time, cables are started for the possible raising of the tanker. Continue reading

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 Oeyno, it is interesting not only for the mystery that has surrounded it since the beginning of construction, but also for its construction. Continue reading

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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The first villa with a view of the underwater world appeared in the Maldives
There are many unusual and luxurious hotels and villas for vacationers. But they all did not stand next to the house that appeared in the Maldives. The new mansion will…

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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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Convenient flag - cons
Seafarers who have contacted such companies and as a result got onto ships under the “convenient” flag (that is, under the flag of a country where super liberal liberal tax…

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