The Nautical Institute launched the 11th edition of The Admiralty Manual of Navigation, Volume 1: The Principles of Navigation. This edition is the first to be digital by design and is based on the assumption that the readers’ vessel will be sailed using IMO type-approved ECDIS.
The new office opened on 2nd October in Piraeus and is expected to offer technical advice on owners seeking communications, navigation and other technical solutions for their vessels.
The English Admiralty Court introduced changes to the procedural rules that deal with the management of such claims, mainly where electronic track data is available writes Mr. Victor Fenwick in an article published by INCE & CO.
CMA CGM Group recently announced the opening of its Navigation and Port Operations Center in APL’s corporate headquarters in Singapore, on January 11. A ceremony was held on the presence of Rodolphé Saadé, Vice-Chairman of the CMA CGM Group.
From 2 January 2017, Notices to Mariners will be available via a new and improved online system that also presents navigation warnings and shooting warnings, the Danish Maritime Authority informs.
The Danish Maritime Authority has said that it makes historical AIS data available to everybody as a supplement to the current solution with access to live AIS data. These data can, for example, be used to analyse navigation patterns.
Inland Waterways Authority has signed a contract with DST to design vessels for NW-1 project that include development of waterway on the Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hooghly stretch.
The Port of London Authority (PLA) has invested £250,000 upgrading its ship’s bridge simulator, adding a full tug bridge simulator in a move that is set to enable a boost in port trade and helps terminals verify their expansion plans.
A new prediction tool developed by MIT engineers may give sailors a 2-3 minute warning of an incoming rogue wave, providing them with enough time to shut down essential operations on a ship or offshore platform.
The Nautical Institute and CIRM (the principal international association for marine electronics companies) today launched a joint initiative to improve the usability of navigation and communication technology on board ships.
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