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Useful knowledge of the maritime sector

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10 Years Fehmarnbelt Tunnel: an Overview

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Arctic Shipping: The new Gold Rush

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Bay of Biscay: The Deathbed of Ships

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Closed After 110 Years: the End of the “Königslinie”

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Container Dimensions for Sea Containers

ISO 668
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Container Ships: Who is the “Biggest Loser?”

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Driving Transparency in Maritime CO2 Emission Reporting

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Electronic Nautical Charts (ENC) and Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)

ENC and ECDIS
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General Terms in Marine Communication

A - C
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General Terms in Marine Communication

D - H
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General Terms in Marine Communication

I - R
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General Terms in Marine Communication

S - Z
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Ghost Ships and the Seven Seas

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Gross Tonnage vs. Net Tonnage

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Gulf vs. Bay

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How “Green” is Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (VLSFO)?

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How Much Fits into a Sea Container?

Internal container dimensions
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How to Produce Carbon-Negative Energy?

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Largest Container Shipping Companies

Find a list of the world’s largest shipping companies by TEU
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Malacca Strait: China’s Strategic Chokepoint

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Nautical Charts

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Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

An overview
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Regulations of IMO

IMO: Its Regulations and Rules
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Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS)

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Safety of Navigation

Safety at Sea
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Safety Regulations for Different Types of Vessels

According to IMO
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Shipbreaking: The Last Chapter of a Cruise Liner

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Special Terms in Marine Communication

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Standard Marine Communication Phrases

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Straits vs. Channels vs. Canals

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Strait of Hormuz: The Chokepoint for Global Oil Demands

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Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC)

Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC)
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Sub-Committee on Human element, Training and Watchkeeping (HTW)

Human element, Training and Watchkeeping (HTW)
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Sub-Committee on Implementation of IMO Instruments (III)

Implementation of IMO Instruments (III)
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Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR)

Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR)
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Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR)

Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR)
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Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC)

Ship Design and Construction (SDC)
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Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE)

Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE)
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Vessel Traffic Services

Definition VTS
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Voyage Data Recorders (VDR)

Voyage Data Recorders
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Weathertight Doors vs. Watertight Doors

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What are Blank Sailings?

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What Does "Armed Guard on Board" Mean?

Deployment of armed guards on merchant ships to protect them from acts of piracy.
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What is a Dolphin?

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What is VIIRS?

Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite
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What is VMS?

Vessel Monitoring System
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What is the Polar Code

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Which Vessels Emit the Most GHG?

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Why Are Cruise Ships and Yachts Painted White?

Maritime Knowledge Base, frequently asked maritime questions
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Why Are Ship Hulls Painted Red?

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Why Do Ships Have Circular Windows?

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Why Does HMM Build the World’s Largest Vessels?

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Zero-emission Ports: Towards “Greener” Pastures

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