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Marine Accidents – A Good Cause for study

Posted to Marine Accidents – A Good Cause for study (by Joseph Fonseca) on March 27, 2013

Though marine accidents are universally known to be responsible for bringing international conventions into place, the Directorate General of Shipping (DGS), Government of India, also finds these as useful inputs for improving management systems…

Admiral Ivan Kruzenshtern, Russian Imperial Navy (1770-1846)

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on February 26, 2010

Though born into a German family (birth name: Adam Johann Ritter von Krusenstern) living in what is now Estonia, he is better known by his Russian name Ivan Fedorovich Kruzenshtern. He joined the Russian Imperial Navy in 1787. He served in the…