Ecdis has become the essential tool for watch keeping officers. Navigating a ship with an ECDIS is fundamentally different from navigating with paper charts.
Learn important points on how a good ship navigator should deal with navigational warnings or any matter relating to the safety of life at sea.
The radar is one of the most used equipment systems onboard ships. It is designed for detecting and tracking targets a considerable distance. Let’s take a look at 15 things that need to be considered while operating radar on ships.
Learn about the three most common manoeuvres are executed to turn a vessel back towards a man overboard in order to carry out rescue operation at sea.
Learn about the importance of observing safe pilot boarding arrangements on ships such as pilot ladder in accordance with SOLAS requirements.
Daily, weekly and monthly tests of all GMDSS equipment should be done by every responsible navigating officer on board ship without any compromise. Let’s take a look at important GMDSS tests carried out on ships.
Keeping the Electronic Navigation Charts fully up to date should be a high priority for the ships’s bridge team to ensure safe navigation at sea. Find out how to keep the ECDIS fully up-to-date in the article inside.
What is the importance of virtual aids of navigation for ships and how does it help seafarers in enhancing safety at sea. Find out how they help ship navigating officers in the article inside.
A maritime career doesn’t always mean a job at sea for female sailors. Let’s take a look at some famous onshore opportunities that women seafarers can choose after sailing.
Bridge resource management or BRM was adopted in the early 1990s by the maritime industry as a safety and error management tool. Learn more about BRM and its key elements on board ships in this article.