charts

Sort by:

Filter by:



Alerts(5)Arctic(1)Casualties(3)E-navigation(1)Safety(23)Seafarers(1)Security(2)Shipping(5)Smart(11)Χωρίς κατηγορία(1)

NAPA, ChartWorld to provide AI voyage optimization

NAPA, a maritime software, services and data analysis provider and ChartWorld, a digital chart agent, announced their partnership to provide artificial intelligence-driven voyage planning and optimization. The solution incorporates modules for evaluating the operational efficiency of past voyages. It then uses this data to improve the efficiency of future transits where there are similar variables and trends.

NOAA makes changes in channel depths on raster nautical chart products

NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey announced its plans to change the US Army Corps of Engineers maintained channel depth values on raster nautical chart products, which include paper nautical charts and the corresponding digital raster navigational chart. The change from showing, often outdated, controlling depths, to showing channel project depths on raster nautical chart products, will provide more clarity and safety for mariners.

NOAA surveys Alaska to pave the way for US maritime Arctic

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coast Survey announced launch of hydrographic expeditions through July and August to discover what lies underneath the water’s surface. Currently only 4.1% of the US maritime Arctic has been charted to modern international navigation standards.

UKHO to support cyber risk management and ECDIS familiarisation

UKHO published a revised edition to help bridge crews record and manage cyber risks. The update was developed in accordance with IMO’s guidance, stating that approved SMS should consider cyber risk management in line with the ISM code before January 2021.

USCG updates electronic chart policy

US Coast Guard announced an update to its navigation guidance for the use of electronic charts in lieu of paper charts and publications. The updated version of Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular identifies voluntary acceptable equivalencies to paper charts and publications and position fixing and plotting requirements.

IMO’s virtual map showcase best practices for seafarer support

On the occasion of the Day of the Seafarer this year on June 25th, IMO has launched an online map dedicated to seafarers to celebrate their ‘unique contribution’. This year the theme is ‘Seafarers Matter’. IMO ‘encourages all industry parties concerned to duly and appropriately promote the Day of the Seafarer and take action to celebrate it meaningfully’.

AMSA: How to identify official nautical charts

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority issued a marine notice, in order to draw attention to the importance of using only official nautical charts to comply with flag State requirements, under Chapter V of the amended International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea.

Keeping charts up to date is important for safe navigation

In its monthly “Risk Watch” report, the Britannia P&I Club informs ship operators on the importance of ensuring a correct appliance of charts, on ships that are using traditional paper charts, as well as on ships that are using ECDIS as the primary means for navigation.

Poll

Should BWM training be a mandatory requirement?

maritime events