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Do you know what CatZoc is?

The oceans account for approximately 70% of the planet Earth, where about 50,000 ships ply every day. But how is it secured that they ply in safe areas? The seabed is a complex surface that is likely to differ in depth at all points across the ship hull. How has such a large area been measured and mapped accurately to make sure that the water depth is adequate?

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Do you know what VDR is?

When an airplane incident occurs, all the vital information surrounding the incident can be found in the black box, but have you ever wondered what is the case for ships? The black box of a ship is in the Voyage Data Recorder, more widely known as VDR. Under SOLAS, passenger ships and other vessels over 300 gt must carry voyage data recorders (VDRs) to assist in accident investigations.

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