Next Generation Ferry
FSUE “Rosmorport” has begun to agree on a draft of a new sea railway - car - passenger ferry for the Ust - Luga - Baltiysk - Sassnitz line, designed…

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Marine units of length and speed
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…

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International Conventions and Codes
1979 International Convention on Search and Rescue at Sea - (English International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue) (often referred to as the “ATS Convention”) was concluded in Hamburg (Federal…

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fleet corresponds

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

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 laws apply) actually have problems quite often.

And this is mainly due to the persistent unwillingness of shipowners, especially small ones, to conclude collective agreements with seafarers, according to the requirements of the International Transport Workers Union (ITF), suggesting, first of all, decent wages at sea. 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 fan and do not assume that the center of the universe is in Moscow, and everything else is just a misunderstanding.

Moreover, the Russian fleet, which is especially important, is not inflated with ambitions or the pursuit of the dollar in any way Continue reading

Seafarer employment fraud
A young colleague asked me to publish one instructive story that recently happened to his friend. The story is long, but I advise you to read it to the end:…

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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…

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Marine units of length and speed
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…

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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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