Unseaworthy judgment made after improper passage planning

As the North P&I Club informs, the UK Admiralty Court has recently rejected a shipowner’s claim for general average. It specifically concluded that the ship was unseaworthy because of an error in the passage plan. North Club noted that this case has showcased how important a proper berth-to-berth passage planning is, saying that it ‘is much more than just putting courses on a chart or ECDIS.’

UKHO announces ECDIS Seminar programme for Posidonia 2016

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office has announced the details of its six free-to-attend ECDIS seminars at Posidonia 2016. The ‘Implementing ECDIS’ seminars are designed to meet the needs of those still adopting ECDIS and the ‘Living with ECDIS’ seminars are for those already operating with ECDIS that wish to be kept informed of new developments.

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