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Hovercrafts are capable of traveling at high speed above the surface of water.
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High speed generates a lift on airplane wings due to their asymmetrical profile.
Commercial maritime routes of container ships form a global network.
Ports must provide necessary infrastructure and services for industry and marine transportation.
RMS Titanic was the largest passenger ship at the beginning of the 20th century.
HMS Dreadnought revolutionized battleship-building in the 20th century.
A floatplane (sometimes called hydroplane) is an aircraft capable of taking off not only dry land, but water too.
From the 1940s, the increasingly large aircraft carriers became the masters of the oceans.
Submarines had an important role in naval warfare as early as World War I.
Submarines submerge and surface by changing the average density of the hull.
Nuclear propulsion was first used by the U.S. Navy for powering submarines in the mid-20th century.