The Earth’s oceans contain roughly 321 million cubic miles of water, which is trillions upon trillions of gallons of liquid, stretching across more than 70% of our planet’s surface area and amounting to roughly 99% of the Earth’s total living-space.

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They are among the bravest of individuals ever to set to sea. They regularly risk their lives to save others and their motto is 'With courage, nothing is impossible.'

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Tales of a Senior Maritime Canine Officer. The third extract from Captain Jack's log. Hard work at the academy, a new year and our wonderful county of Sussex.

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What are the strange entities and events that sailors have been witnessing at sea for centuries? Can we simply put these phenomena down to overactive imagination, or is there more to it?

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Piracy remains one of the biggest crimes of the maritime industry. The impacts range from immense financial loss to causing physical harm to crew members.

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The sea can be a very dangerous place to work and play so it pays to be aware of the most common dangers. Being knowledgeable about what can go wrong on the water can help an awful lot in minimising the risks.

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Marine security risks are not only a danger to sea workers and leisure sailors; in extreme cases regional industries and economies might also be to some degree compromised.

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When Chris is not jetting off to Australia, he is a Fully Qualified First Aid Training Instructor. Recently, he got the chance to meet an amazing Spectacled Flying-Fox Bat.

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Long ago, it was the power of the wind that drove the ships plying the world's oceans, carrying people and goods to far flung places. Could it ever be so again?

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Sailing a ship across broad expanses of ocean can, by its very nature, be an isolating experience. Many challenges might be presented, particularly when it comes to dealing with sickness and other medical emergencies.

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