Accident of the tugboat Neftegaz-67
On March 22, 2008, two ships collided in the Hong Kong Strait - the Chinese Yao Hai and the Ukrainian tugboat Neftegaz-67. In the South China Sea, work began on…

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10 ships and watercraft that “break” traditional ideas about this type of transport
People in ancient times learned to overcome small and large water. Since then, water transport has occupied an important niche in the life of mankind. Technological progress and even the…

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Why the speed of sea transport is determined in knots
On land, speed is determined in kilometers or miles per hour, but when it comes to measuring the speed of water transport, the count is kept in some mysterious “nodes”.…

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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 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

Ferry Viking Grace
The name M / S Viking Grace, in our opinion, reflects the graceful style, design and mood. The voyage on this ship will be filled with content and pleasures, which…

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Ship Types - FPSO
FPSO is a floating system for the extraction, storage and unloading of petroleum products. It is one of a number of different types of floating systems used today in the…

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Crew fatigue
Free trade unions in the United Kingdom have launched a campaign whose goal is to bring the country into line with European standards for working hours. According to the British…

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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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