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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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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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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Monthly Archives: November 2018

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

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 mysterious and stunning underwater cities actually exist.

1. Port Royal, Jamaica

Port Royal, founded in 1518, was the center of easy-going ladies, booze, round-the-clock parties and piracy. It was once considered “the most evil and sinful city in the world.” Continue reading

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 ability to swim as much as one’s soul (and body) desires, a person receives daily SPA procedures at sea, which even the most expensive salon cannot offer. In this review, we will focus on SPA-opportunities for relaxing on the coast, which you can use right on the beach. Continue reading

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…

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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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Construction of three car carrier ships
The Chinese shipbuilding company Xiamen Shipbuilding Industries has received an order from Hoegh Autoliners for the construction of 3 car carrier ships (PCTC) with an option to increase the number…

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Suez Canal
Suez Canal (Arabic: قناة السويس, Qanā al-Suways), located west of the Sinai Peninsula, has a length of 163 kilometers. The canal is located in Egypt between Port Said (Būr Sa'īd)…

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