Lessons from marine accident reports

Safety Digest The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) published its Safety Digest 1/2011.This edition discussed poor application and knowledge…

Singapore mandatory carriage of ECDIS

SOLAS CH V Safety of Navigation The Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) issued a comprehensive circular reminding stakeholders that…

ECDIS Industry Guidance

Industry stakeholders have discussed a lot about the pros and cons of paperless navigation concluding that ECDIS does have an edge over the traditional paper chart navigation. IMO, IHO IACS and Flag Administrations have issued guidance setting the baseline for ECDIS proper use.  Navigators are advised to consider the following guidance to be prepared and vigilant to monitor problems, assess hazards and consider control measures for the system in order to gain the benefits from electronic navigation

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