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© Dieter Telemans / Panos Pictures..Muynak, on the shores of the Aral Sea, UZBEKISTAN..Sergei Bakajoesjin Lipatovitsj (66), harbour master without a harbour. Sergei remembers his training as a captain with in the Soviet Union?s Black Sea fleet. ?I was the only crew member from Karakalpak?, he said,.proudly referring to his Uzbek republic. When he left the service he brought the stripes he had earned to the Aral Sea where he lent the young fishermen the benefits of his shipping experience. Nowadays both he and his trainees are unemployed. The sea has receded over 100 kilometres from the harbour village of Muynak. Photo:  Dieter Telemans / Panos Pictures/Felix Features