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Common Maritime Terms

National Geographic has a great resource for learning more about the oceans. Shipping and maritime industries involve the ocean, which is why it is important to have an understanding of currents and navigation, ecology and the green future of shipping, and more. 

Click here to go to their page ‘Ocean Education’ 

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Blackpool and The Fylde College School of Maritime Operations
Fleetwood Nautical Campus, Broadwater, Fleetwood Lancashire FY7 8JZ
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