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.
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.
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.
A woman seafarer describes the unique and unusual challenges she faced in a male-dominated environment on board ships.
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.
IALA Buoyage System established a single set of rules throughout the world with the aim of improving navigational safety at sea and to solve differences of opinions. Find out more about the different marks the IALA buoyage system provides
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.
Learn about the importance of observing safe pilot boarding arrangements on ships such as pilot ladder in accordance with SOLAS requirements.
It is a known fact that there are very few women seafarers in the maritime industry. A female deck officer explains the main reasons for the dwindling numbers.