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Great Explorers of Mankind

----------------------- Task 1. Find and match the biography details to the explorers. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 3. He was a Portuguese explorer, one of the most successful in the Age of Discovery and the commander of the first ships to sail directly from Europe to India.He is one of the most famous and celebrated explorers from the Discovery Ages, being the first European to reach India through sea. This discovery was very impactful and paved the way for the Portuguese to establish...

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Ocean Carrier

motivated customer. The leasing contract offers very attractive terms, but no ship in Ocean Carrier’s current fleet met the customer’s requirements. In addition, this proposed contract is only for three years. Therefore, after three years, the new capsize carrier will have to be leased to other customers. So considering in the long run, Linn had to decide whether Ocean Carriers should immediately commission a new ship which could be completed in two years. In the same time, she would have to consider...

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Life Is About Choices

Feeling hurt and indignant by his family, the ex-supercargo is eager to show his family he will succeed. Loyalty within family and financial struggles are displayed within this story. Denison’s family sees him as unworthy when he loses his cargo ship to the bank his brother manages. His superficial sister-in-law now sees her relative as a degraded criminal heading to well-deserved penal servitude. When Denison loses his Cargo, which serves as his home and employment he soon realizes his family...

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Explorer Paper

the benefits economically, I will bring back to my country. As an explorer, and leader of the ship, I shall addressee and correct any challenges the trip will bring me. The map I have chosen for my voyage is the “Historical Map of the Discovery of North America. Voyages before 1550 and Voyages after 1550.” To The Queen of Castile, Isabella I, Let me introduce myself. I am the Captain of the ship, “The Sea Breeze.” I am a member of the new Age of Discovery, commissioned by the extremely wealthy...

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Maritime Law

55 Section 72(1) says that a general average loss is any loss or damage voluntarily incurred for the general safety of the ship and cargo. For example, where goods are thrown overboard in a storm for the purposes of saving a ship, and the rest of the cargo. The Admiral Zmajevic (1983) 2 LLR 86. 56 Section 72(3) says that the several persons interested in the ship, freight and cargo must contribute rateably to indemnify the person whose goods have been sacrificed against all but his proportion...

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Deepest Wreck

archaeological significance. There was only enough time to permit the collection of a detailed video and sonar imagery of only one site. This information was sent to the Institute of Nautical Archaeology (INA) at Texas A&M University to determine the ships origin and importance. The shape of several amphoras or containers from the site date back to the end of the third century B.C. or the beginning of the second century B.C. making this the deepest ancient shipwreck yet discovered. Despite its depth...

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Blackbeard

on sloops, which were small ships. One of the captains that Teach sailed under was Captain Benjamin Hornigold, who took him under his wing and gave him command of one of his smaller ships. Not long after, Teach captured a ship that he claimed his own and equipped with forty cannons. He also renamed the ship The Queen Anne’s Revenge in honor of the queen of England. Throughout a period of about three years Blackbeard and his crew captured, burned and pillaged many ships including, The Great Allen,...

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Titanic “the Unsinkable Ship”

Titanic “The Unsinkable ship” The Titanic was known as "the unsinkable ship". She was the largest ship afloat at the time of her maiden voyage in April of 1912, during which she collided with an iceberg. She was the second of three Olympic class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line. A numerous amount of people believe that the collision that occurred on April 15, 1912 was The Titanic’s sister ship The Olympic, and that the wreckage was premeditated and was used to commit insurance fraud...

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Panama Canal Essay

The international waterway known as the Panama Canal allows ships to cut voyages by thousands of miles. Not having to go all the way around the southern tip of South America cuts about 8000 miles from a trip, from Matt Rosenburg, “Geographyabout.com” http://geography.about.com/od/specificplacesofinterest/a/panamacanal.htm accesed 1/2/13. The Panama Canal is obviously a very important perk for any country wanted to trade goods around that area, it was very hard to maintain but well worth it. Many...

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Marine Insurance

for the loss of cargo or damage to ships during the shipment. The risks that marine insurance covers are fire, seizures, wars, accidents or causalities which take place over the sea. The winds and waves are not included as risks in the marine insurance. The Indian Marine Insurance Act, 1963 is imbibed from the Marine Insurance Act, 1906. Though the Marine Insurance Act is deep in its insurance coverage, it does not provide for losses that occur while the ship is sailing the waters. This has led...

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