Smart solar powered catamaran for exploring the depths of the sea
British researchers are going to study underwater geysers at the bottom of the Celtic Sea, using the innovative “smart” C-Enduro catamaran, powered by solar energy. One of the most poorly…

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Seismic ship Vyacheslav Tikhonov
Initially, dynamite was the sound source for marine seismic exploration. Due to its obvious danger, pneumatic guns were later used as a source. The accumulation of seismic data is a…

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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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Indian Ocean

A life-saving pillow bracelet with which you can not be afraid to drown

A group of designers from the United States created an unusual bracelet, endowing it with the functions of a life buoy. In the event of an emergency, just a click of a button is enough to allow the gadget to stay on the water

American craftsmen launched a fundraiser for a new gadget that will ensure the safety of swimmers. The device is called KINGII and is, in fact, a lifeline that is worn on the arm and works on the principle of inflatable armrest pads for small children. Continue reading

Expression of the seven seas

Seven Seas (Eng. Seven Seas) – idiomatic expression, since ancient times means the oceans as a whole.

The expression “Seven Seas” (as, for example, in the phrase “sailing for Seven Seas”) can refer either to a specific set of reservoirs, or to the entire World Ocean.

At different times, the expression “Seven Seas” had different meanings. Since the XIX century, the term has been used to refer to seven oceanic reservoirs: Continue reading

About units
Nautical Mile - a unit of length equal to one arc minute of the meridian. Due to the fact that the Earth has the shape of a spheroid, this length…

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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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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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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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