Merchant shipping
Trump shipping, and with it the institute of chartering ships, originated in the Mediterranean basin during the early Middle Ages. In those days, charter agreements were concluded in the form…

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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…

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Tug Captain Merkulov
On March 28, 2013, at the solemn ceremony of honoring the winners of the National Maritime Rating of Ukraine, the head of Mariupol Transport and Logistics Commission Alexey Rosinsky praised…

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Captain Merkulov

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

10 wrecks with a sad wreck

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

Tug Captain Merkulov

On March 28, 2013, at the solemn ceremony of honoring the winners of the National Maritime Rating of Ukraine, the head of Mariupol Transport and Logistics Commission Alexey Rosinsky praised the tugboat “Captain Merkulov”, which was purchased from the Kranship shipyard: “This can be said with pride. Made by us. This is our tugboat, we call it that – Our tugboat. ” Continue reading

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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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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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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The seas and oceans of the planet
The area of ​​the oceans is 71% of the surface area of ​​the Earth. The Southern Ocean is the fourth largest ocean in the Earth surrounding Antarctica. Although the concept…

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