Since the dawn of human history, navigation has occupied a large niche in the lives of people. However, the sea can be ruthless and very cruel. All this time, due to the stupidity and ruthlessness of people, the fate of the elements and simply unsuccessful coincidence, a huge number of very different vessels have drowned. Here are the largest of those that today lie at the bottom. Continue reading
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 Organization (ILO) was created in 1919 as a public organization of workers at the League of Nations. Since 1946, the ILO has been a specialized agency of the United Nations. Continue reading
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 length of one minute of the earth meridian.
The length of the arc of one minute of the earth’s meridian is 1 ‘= 1852.23 – 9.34 cos 2φ, where φ is the latitude of the ship’s elevation in degrees. Continue reading