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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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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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…

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Monthly Archives: April 2018

On the certification of sailors of Ukraine

The inclusion of Ukraine in the “white list” requires special responsibility, high professionalism, clarity and coordination in the work without the right to mistake of all structural units involved in the field of certification of seafarers.

But do more than 40,000 Ukrainian sailors know which structures and, most importantly, how they carry out activities in this area? Continue reading

Maritime labor market

According to the International Shipping Federation (ISF), more than 1.25 million seafarers representing 150 countries worked in the world navy in 2000, while the Philippines, which supplied about 20% of all seafarers to the fleet, is a long-standing leader in the maritime labor market.

In the maritime labor market today, with a significant excess of supply of ordinary personnel, there is a growing shortage of command personnel. Continue reading

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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Dirty flags
In the world there are enough small countries using not quite conventional methods of replenishing the treasury. Not all of these methods are illegal, but very often people who are…

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Dirty flags
In the world there are enough small countries using not quite conventional methods of replenishing the treasury. Not all of these methods are illegal, but very often people who are…

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Why do sea mines have “horns” and is it possible to touch such people
There are many types of sea mines, but most of them have something in common. We are talking about those "horns" sticking out in all directions. At the level of…

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