Marine Environment Protection

Shipping – which transports about 90% of global trade – is, statistically, the least environmentally damaging mode of transport when its productive value is taken into consideration.  For example, the […]

International Maritime Conventions by IMO

The International Maritime Organization – is the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for the safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine and atmospheric pollution by ships. […]

Persian Gulf

Persian Gulf, Arabic Baḥr Fāris, Persian Khalīj-e Fārs,  shallow marginal sea of the Indian Ocean that lies between the Arabian Peninsula and southwestern Iran. The sea has an area of about 93,000 square miles (241,000 square km). […]

Maritime Studies

Maritime Studies is an interdisciplinary academic field that uses liberal arts or business as the foundation for exploring humankind’s relationship with waterways and watersheds. Incorporating maritime history, sea literature, poetry, film, oceanography, cartography, culture studies, and contemporary […]

Nautical Science

Navigation is a field of study that focuses on the process of monitoring and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another. The field of navigation includes four general […]

Persian Gulf 

The Persian Gulf (Persian: خلیج فارس, romanized: xalij-e fârs, lit. ‘Gulf of Fars’, pronounced [xæliːdʒe fɒːɾs]), is a mediterranean sea in Western Asia. The body of water is an extension of the Indian Ocean located between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula.  It is connected to the Gulf of […]


A port is a maritime facility comprising one or more wharves or loading areas where ships load and discharge cargo and passengers. Although usually situated on a sea coast or estuary, ports can also be found far […]

Maritime Transport

Maritime transport (or ocean transport) and hydraulic effluvial transport, or more generally waterborne transport, is the transport of people (passengers) or goods (cargo) via waterways. For centuries, mankind has used […]

International Maritime Organization (IMO)

What is IMO? The International Maritime Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations which is responsible for measures to improve the safety and security of international shipping and […]