Marine Communications

These last two weeks at school, we have been learning about marine communications. The course has been broken up into two sections. Communications one and communications two. Communications one is where we learn about the nautical flags, the phonetic alphabet, and the procedures for the flags. Communications two is where we learn about morse code … Read more

Pollution Regulations for a Ship

When it comes to ships, they are essentially a floating city. Because of this, there are wastes on board which cause pollution. In order to minimize this, there is a convention in place called MARPOL. The convention includes regulations aimed at preventing and minimizing pollution from ships – both accidental pollution and that from routine … Read more

How Physics Has Related To Sailing On A Cruise Ship

“Archimedes’ principle states that the upward buoyant force that is exerted on a body immersed in a fluid, whether fully or partially submerged, is equal to the weight of the fluid that the body displaces and acts in the upward direction at the centre of mass of the displaced fluid”. When it comes to relating a topic … Read more