Our leather goods are handmade by local skilled craftsmen using traditional techniques that have existed for centuries. The source of our leather hides are tanneries located in the beautiful island of quot; Cretequot;. Every hide is hand-picked and has its own unique features and marks that add character and beauty to the product that is created. Leather is an ever changing and organic product. This is why the genuine leather we use for all of our items may present small color variations and particularities that give a unique result to our handcrafts leather goods. The chemical free. natural tan leather ages beautifully with time and wear. Natural leather may vary from light beige to light brown and depends on the particular hide. Moreover, it gets darker with use and when exposed to sunlight for a long period of time giving a fantastic color result. We believe in creating products with an honest approach and practical design and that there should be a simple everyday a pair of sandals and practical backpack for everyone. All functions and leathers are considered to create a lasting life for our products. All of our products are handmade in Greece. We hope that whichever piece you purchase accompanies you for a long time and that our creations will help you along your path.
The specific requirements for anchoring equipment in ships are laid down by the Classification Societies and is determined as per each ship's displacement, her wind area down to the summer load line. These requirements are the weight of anchor, number of anchors, length of chain cable and breaking … Continue Reading
Different Types of Gas Tanker Ships
Gas carriers can be grouped into five different categories according to the cargo carried and the carriage condition. These are as follows:
Fully pressurised ships
Ethylene ships … Continue Reading
HOW TO USE A TOGGLE PIN
1. Shackle the Toggle-pennant to the mooring bitts.
2. Run the messenger ( with a small eye spliced in the end ) from winch to the mooring line to be released.
3. Take the messenger and make a turn around … Continue Reading
Emergency Towing-off Pennants or ETOP's is usually referred to as “ Fire wires,” which provide a method of towing the vessel away from the berth in the event of an emergency.
The intent of rigging fire wires or emergency towing pennants is to facilitate the movement of the vessel by tugs without the … Continue Reading
Definition of Safety Officer
Safety Officer onboard the vessel is an appointed safety adviser who promotes safety onboard by carrying out inspections, identifying hazards and potential hazards to health, safety and the environment with subject to the agreement of the Master. The safety officer should be … Continue Reading
There is a General Average act when and only when any extraordinary or expenditure is intentionally and reasonably made or incurred for the common safety, for the purpose of preserving from peril, the property involved in a common maritime adventure.
Extraordinary Sacrifice in … Continue Reading
A contract of Marine Insurance shall not be submitted in evidence unless it is embodied in a Marine Policy accordance with Marine Insurance Act. The policy may be executed and issued either at the time when the contract is concluded or afterwards.
Dictionary Meaning of " POLICY " : A set of ideas or a plan … Continue Reading
Documentary Credit System is a payment system used in international trade where the BUYER and SELLER are from different countries. It is developed to include a measure of security to trade transactions by involving a third party, the BANK.
The bank provides additional security for both parties i.e. it … Continue Reading
Cavitation of a ship's propeller is phenomena that can greatly reduce a ship propelling efficiency whilst at the same time lead to rapid degradation of the propellor.
To learn further about cavitation, we need to get familiar or refresh our knowledge regarding Liquid vapour phases.
Solid (ice) … Continue Reading
GMDSS Radio Signals
Radio signals are transmitted as electromagnetic radiation and occupy the frequency range 3 kHz ~ 300 GHz. The radiofrequency range is divided into a number of bands. In the GMDSS system both terrestrial and satellite methods of communications are interlocked in order to provide an … Continue Reading
Note of Protest
Note of Protest or a NOP is a solemn declaration made on oath by a Ship Master that circumstances beyond his control have or may have given rise to loss and/or damage to his ship or its cargo or have caused him to take action which may render owners liable to legal action by another … Continue Reading
It is defined as a quantity of air with dimensions of about 500nm or so, with little or no horizontal variation of any of its properties, especially temperature. Air masses are named after the sources from which they originate. Main air masses on the Earth are Tropical Air Masses and Polar Air … Continue Reading
Clouds are a collection of water droplets or ice crystals, or a combination of these two states of water, suspended in the atmosphere.
The temperature of the air decreases steadily with increasing altitude, but the amount of water vapor does not necessarily decrease with altitude. Thus, the relative … Continue Reading