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Anti Skid Surface: Vital Safety Precaution on Ship Decks

Ship decks by their very nature are hazardous places to be. The combination of rolling walkways, wet surfaces and often crowded areas all meet to produce an area with a high likelihood of injury due to slipping. Whilst risk can … Continue reading

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Ship Deck Safety tips

Staying safe and well on a cruise or other ship is very much the same as doing so when in any other place but with the added hazard of being surrounded by water. But with a little thought and diligence, … Continue reading

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The World’s Most Famous Ships

Top 10 Most Famous Ships People have been using ships to travel for centuries and this remains one of the most exciting and romantic ways of getting around. These days, thousands of different destinations around the world can be reached … Continue reading

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What’s The World’s Grandest Ship Of All Time?

Trying to pick the world’s grandest ship of all time is a hard one to call. Do we mean grand, as in appearance? Or perhaps grand as in size; or maybe a combination of both is the way to go. … Continue reading

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Top 5 Largest Ships Ever Built

Large ships are an incredible display of modern engineering. When we think of the largest ships ever built the Titanic will often spring to mind. However, there are an array of lesser-known ships which would dwarf the Titanic would it … Continue reading

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How Traffideck Keeps Surfaces Slip Free

In order for a surface to be slip-free it needs to provide friction between itself as the object in contact with it. Whether it is the sole of a shoe, the tread of a tyre, or the wheel of a … Continue reading

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How Traffideck can keep bridges and ships safe

  If you have an outdoor area exposed to the weather such as a bridge, marine deck or boat deck, then you know the importance of weatherproofing and providing an anti-slip surface for safety. Traffideck provides both of these services … Continue reading

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Top 10 Most Famous Ships of All Time

1. HMS Victory One of the most famous ships in the history of the Royal Navy (as seen above), Victory was the ship of Horatio Nelson when the British triumphed at the Battle of Trafalgar. Nelson was ultimately killed on … Continue reading

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How Ships Have Changed Over The Years

While the earliest boats date back approximately 10,000 years, they were simple vessels made from tying logs together or hollowing them out. The first real ships are believed to have been created by the Ancient Egyptians, starting around 4000 BC … Continue reading

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How Do Large Ships Successfully Ride out Hurricanes?

  The decision to ride out a hurricane is never an easy one for the master of a large ship, as he may be responsible for the lives of hundreds of people. Large ships are constructed of heavy steel and … Continue reading

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