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Kaz 2-Ghost Ship

Kaz II: Mystery of Mary Celeste Repeated

As if the ocean in itself is not mysterious enough, there are incidents which bring an eerie feeling for the huge water bodies. It is not often that a ship floating properly on the surface of the water is found totally isolated as if the crew [...]
RANKING OF FLAG STATES

Ranking of Flag States

Ships are the lifeline of sailors and it is vital to ensure that ships adhere to the specified safety norms and other classification standards so that both the crew and cargo being transported on them are having minimal risk. In this post we [...]

Limitations of Ship Radar: Part I

We have already taken a look at the shipborne radar in detail in some of our other postings. Though the radar is an extremely useful instrument to have on board ships and has made life really easy, there are some limitations of a radar set too. [...]
EpauletsKnots

Epaulets & Knots Quiz

Knots are the lifeline of a sailor and even with the advancements in technology, the knowledge of knots is considered vital for a seaman. Find out how much you know about the different types of knots which are used by sailors as well as the [...]