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03.10.2017
SAILING THE TREASURE SHIP

This present video film was prepared by the professionals of the NatGeo channel - it is intended to tell the interested people about the Jewel of Muscat ship's more than 5000 km long voyage undertaken across the Indian Ocean as well as her really heroic battle with Monsoon.

This ship was built from almost twenty tons of wood. The shipbuilders had to spend about a year to construct this vessel - it was actually the reconstruction of a 1200-year-old Arabian ship, conducted on the basis of the ancient shipwreck.

There is no welding or any other modern sort of joining details involved - the vessel is held by - just imagine that - more than one hundred kilometers of the rope in over 127000 hand-sewn stitches made. Watch this very interesting video and you will be excited with the adventures those brave sailors faced. Maybe one of the most exciting NatGeo videos about the shipwrecks and famous vessels of the past times...

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28.09.2017
WILDCAT! OIL PROSPECTING IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

"Wildcat!" is a popular film produced by Dick McCutchen and Thomas Galvin. It is a truly excellent and interesting educational film presented by API (standing for the world famous and respected American Petroleum University), which is expected to briefly demonstrate the history of the oil exploration and oil prospecting in United States of America from its beginning.

Note that the video is covering absolutely all stages of the oil industry evolution in America, from its origins and up to today. It will be interesting to watch not only to the oil and gas industry professionals but also to all people with the interest in American history - needless to say that the birth and further development of this industry has played a very important role in coming into being of the United States.

That is why we can recommend this film even to the general audience. Take half-an-hour of your time watching this one and you will not be disappointed - we promise that your knowledge of the American oil industry will be seriously expanded.

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22.09.2017
MEN AND SHIPS

The American Merchant Marine Fleet is made of the civilian-owned merchant vessels which are operated by either the government or private sector; they are commonly involved in commerce activities or in the marine transportation of the cargoes both in the navigable waters of the U.S. and out of them.

This Fleet is fully responsible for the transportation of the passengers and goods during peace time, and during the war; it also serves as an auxiliary supporting the American Navy Fleet, and can be called upon to deliver various supplies to the military.

Merchant mariners transport passengers and cargo cargo both within the U.S. and between nations, maintain and operate deep sea merchant vessels, ferries, towboats, dredges, and any other ocean ships navigating oceans and the Great Lakes, harbors, canals, rivers and all other waterways.

As of 2006, the American Merchant Fleet consisted of 465 ships with more than hundred of thousand members. The present historical introductory video film has been taken from Periscope Film LLC archive. It was presented by the U.S. Maritime Commission.

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17.09.2017
LOST AT SEA — THE SEARCH FOR LONGITUDE

This nice and interesting video was beautifully produced; the acting is great indeed. The science is very accurate, and the movie will be easy to understand for everyone. The content of the film is based on the book called "Longitude" written by Dava Sobel and it presents the material of that book very well.

We would highly recommend all our visitors to watch this truly amazing and only one-hour documentary film and and we do promise that none of you will get disappointed with this wonderful look at the history of navigation. Since this video is not scientific and not oriented at the experienced professionals of the maritime industry, it will be found good by the people with the interest in maritime world but having little to no idea of what it actually is. Feel free to share with the people outside the industry and maybe they will get interested.

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06.09.2017
EXTREME ENGINEERING — OFF—SHORE OIL PLATFORMS

Another interesting episode of Extreme Engineering - this one if devoted to extremely large offshore oil exploration/production platforms considered one of the most complex engineering structures. This film will tell you so much about these offshore marvels.

Particular attention has been paid by the authors of this video to the platforms operating in the Mexican Gulf as this is a place where nearly one third of all American oil is pumped. Watch the film and follow the construction of the giant work horses of the US offshore industry of today.

The information will be useful not only to the newcomers but also to the professionals of the offshore oil-and-gas industry since, taking into account the complex nature of all offshore activities, there is always something new to learn. You may wish to watch two other episodes of Extreme Engineering series, namely Biggest Warship and Container Ships, both available here.

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01.09.2017
ELEONORA MAERSK VESSEL TOUR

This interesting video has been dedicated to the one of the most amazing container vessels in the world. Eleonora Maersk was delivered in 2007 in Odense Lindoe ship yard in Denmark.

She is capable of taking more than 15000 TEU on board, having the enormous overall length of almost 398 meters, molded breadth of nearly 57 meters, and maximum draught exceeding 16 meters.

The vessel tour starts from the main deck, and then you will virtually enter all the spaces including accommodation, cargo holds, navigation bridge etc. A truly fascinating video of the incredible ship. Have a look and we promise that you will be impressed with the size and technical perfection of this ship.

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24.08.2017
CRUISE SHIPS DIARIES — HONEYMOON SEASON

The Costa Serena is one of the most easily recognized and popular cruise vessels and an integral part of the award-winning green fleet. She costs almost half-a-billion euros and is capable of carrying almost 3800 passengers on board in a safe and perfectly comfortable manner. The one thousand crew members, all of them spending most of their lives at sea.

Now after summer, the ship is facing a brand new challenge, namely a honeymoon season. And now this crew has to be on high alert. The present video was made to demonstrate the life of a cruise vessel as never shown and seen before. The coming weeks the team of authors of this video will spend testing this five-star floating city. This is Cruise Ship Diaries...

A recommended video for all people involved in the shipping industry, particularly cruise shipping as the professional; however, the content will be equally interested even to non-marine people planning to undertake a sea voyage on board a cruise vessel for the first time and searching for the information in this regard...

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20.08.2017
BIRTH OF VICTORY — AMERICAN SHIPYARDS EDUCATIONAL DOCUMENTARY

We recommend you to spend an hour watching the "Birth of Victory" which is the educational documentary video film telling you about the American shipyards and their work during the Word War Two. With battle fronts separated by vast oceans the conduct of a global war depends upon mass waterborne transportation of materiel.

This means ships, ships, and more ships, a truly huge necessity which required heroic performance of all employees of the shipyards. In fact, the intention of the people who produced this film was to show and describe the very important role played by the perfectly organized ship construction industry of America at that times.

We are quite sure that you will be greatly impressed with the content of the video as some of the facts are incredible...

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