If you have lost your luggage
First of all, you should contact the representative of the airline whose flight you have flown to, or the representative of the airport if there is no representative office of…

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Sevastopol check
On August 27, 2009 in Sevastopol, under the supervision of the Inspectorate of the Main State Registrar of the Fleet of Ukraine, a raid check of yachts, small fleet vessels…

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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…

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navigational aids

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 studied seas in the world is the Celtic Sea, which washed the waves of Ireland, France and Great Britain and enters the Atlantic Ocean basin. Scientists are very interested in geothermal sources scattered on the bottom of this sea, as well as the forms of life that live near underwater geysers. Continue reading

Proofreading materials

Nautical charts, directions, hydrometeorological aids and other navigation guidelines can only ensure navigational safety of navigation if they are constantly maintained at the present level by updating them.

Therefore, the timely identification and receipt of all significant changes for the sailors on the terrain that occurred after the publication of the manuals is very important in improving the quality of the latter. Continue reading

The problem of mixed crews
Sailors try not to talk about them among themselves, they are not mentioned in the offices of crewing companies, officially they seem to not exist. But they are! “They” are…

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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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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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International organizations
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…

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