My celestial navigation classes

Celestial navigation is still to this day a tool used by seamen to check, whithout the need of electrical appliances, their position while out in the ocean. That’s why this is one of my classes in my nautical sciences degree. In this article i won’t go to deep on the calculations themselves, I’ll just talk a little about the class. read more

Port of Sines and Tugboats

It was in the scope of our Physics-Chemistry class that we went on a field trip to the Port of Sines, since it is the most significant merchant port in Portugal and the one who moves more cargo annually. More than 50% of the maritime cargo that moves nationally goes through there. As far as energy products are concerned (fuels and such), that percentage goes up to 74 %. read more