Let's learn the basics: Locks, Maritime Geography, Canals, Ports, Ship Sizes and More!!!
Here at the MIF we understand that it can be daunting and overwhelming for beginners to learn the basics of the maritime language and overall industry.
Therefore, we have provided a link to an important and short video that breaks down some of the maritime basics in an easy, fun and enjoyable manner!
Also check out NAMEPA's (North American Marine Environmental Protection Association) incredible free publication that highlights maritime glossary terms, legal regulations, importance in global trade, policy, history, careers, waterways/ canals, ports types of ships and more! Click the link and enjoy! NAMEPA GUIDE