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FleetMon Maritime Knowledgebase
FleetMon Maritime Knowledgebase
Useful knowledge of the maritime sector
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Maritime Customs Border
Phrases of Maritime Origin and Their Meaning (Part I)
EEXI – Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index
Difference between Heading (HDG) and Course Over Ground (COG)
Phrases of Maritime Origin and Their Meaning (Part II)
Fairway vs. Waterway
What is a Lock?
The Eight Sisters of the Legendary Flight P-Liners
Ship Wrecks
What is a Virtual Aid to Navigation?
What is a Lighthouse?
Cape Horn - The Most Dangerous Passage in The World
From the Beginning of Shipbuilding to the Hanseatic Cog
Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft (HAPAG)
Why Do You Need Tugs for Large Vessels in Port?
What is an Aid to Navigation (AtoN)?
What is The Vessel's Bell for?
Warm Lay-Up vs. Cold Lay-Up
Why is a Ship Referred to as “She”?
Why the Command Center of a Vessel Is Called ‘Bridge’
10 Years Fehmarnbelt Tunnel: an Overview
Arctic Shipping: The new Gold Rush
Bay of Biscay: The Deathbed of Ships
Closed After 110 Years: the End of the “Königslinie”
Container Dimensions for Sea Containers
Container Ships: Who is the “Biggest Loser?”
Driving Transparency in Maritime CO2 Emission Reporting
Difference of Speed over Ground (SOG) and Speed through Water (STW)
Electronic Nautical Charts (ENC) and Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)
General Terms in Marine Communication
General Terms in Marine Communication
General Terms in Marine Communication
General Terms in Marine Communication
Ghost Ships and the Seven Seas
Gross Tonnage vs. Net Tonnage
Gulf vs. Bay
How “Green” is Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (VLSFO)?
How Much Fits into a Sea Container?
How to Produce Carbon-Negative Energy?
Largest Container Shipping Companies
Malacca Strait: China’s Strategic Chokepoint
Nautical Charts
Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea
Regulations of IMO
Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS)
Safety of Navigation
Safety Regulations for Different Types of Vessels
Shipbreaking: The Last Chapter of a Cruise Liner
Special Terms in Marine Communication
Standard Marine Communication Phrases
Straits vs. Channels vs. Canals
Strait of Hormuz: The Chokepoint for Global Oil Demands
Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC)
Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training, and Watchkeeping (HTW)
Sub-Committee on Implementation of IMO Instruments (III)
Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications, and Search and Rescue (NCSR)
Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR)
Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC)
Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE)
Vessel Traffic Services
Voyage Data Recorders (VDR)
Weathertight Doors vs. Watertight Doors
What are Blank Sailings?
What Does "Armed Guard on Board" Mean?
What is a Dolphin?
What is VIIRS?
What is VMS?
What is the Polar Code
Which Vessels Emit the Most GHG?
Why Are Cruise Ships and Yachts Painted White?
Why Are Ship Hulls Painted Red?
Why Do Ships Have Circular Windows?
Why Does HMM Build the World’s Largest Vessels?
Zero-emission Ports: Towards “Greener” Pastures