Rogue waves (also called freak waves) can be dangerous to ships at sea. Learn about the various effects of rogue waves on ship’s structure.
Each vessel has been designed with mooring arrangements such that ropes and wires of recommended strength can help in safe mooring operation. Learn about six common mooring methods used for ships.
NAVTEX is a device used on-board the vessels to provide short range Maritime Safety Information in coastal waters automatically. Learn about the working, types of messages and advantages of this important ship navigation device in the article inside.
Learn 10 important points that must be kept in mind by seafarers in order to execute ship’s emergency towing procedure efficiently.
Officers must take extra caution when the ship is transiting narrow passages such as channel. Learn about ten important points that ship’s crew must remember while transiting narrow channels.
“Let Go” and “Walk Back” are two of the most prevalent methods used by ships for anchoring. Learn as to how they are carried out on board inside the article.
Parallel indexing is a vessel navigation technique used as a measure to monitor the progress of a vessel and to keep the vessel at a safe distance from the shoreline or rock. Learn more about parallel indexing inside the article.
Learn about precautions every seafarer must follow while encountering tropical storms or navigating in areas with frequent occurrence.
Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) has brought a drastic transformation in ship navigation. Learn about the pros and cons of paperless navigation on ships.