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
Read the second part of the series and five additional points on effective ship radar techniques for the navigators.
Check out these effective and practical techniques that ship navigators must be aware of while using ship radar at sea.
Ecdis has become the essential tool for watch keeping officers. Navigating a ship with an ECDIS is fundamentally different from navigating with paper charts.
Tugs are commonly used for berthing and unberthing ships. Let’s examine the most common maneuvers involving tugs and discuss their usage.
Navigating officers on ships through smart work can contribute to cost-cutting and reduction in the operational cost of running a ship. Find out how ship officers can help in reducing running costs.
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.
Let’s take a look at a few basic seamanship and good navigation practices on ships, which a navigator can use to save the day.
An experienced captain explains the nine common errors that are made by ship navigators when navigating in a traffic separation scheme (TSS).
ECDIS has no doubt been in many ways a blessing for ship officers as it has made their lives easy. Let’s take a look at some areas where it can be further improved from a user’s perspective.