Marine Navigation

How Bow Thruster is Used for Maneuvering a Ship?

Ship's bow thruster play an important role in navigating and maneuvering a ship. Find out the science behind ship maneuvering…

Preparations For Emergency Towing Of Ship – 10 Important Points

Learn 10 important points that must be kept in mind by seafarers in order to execute ship's emergency towing procedure…

How Marine Fenders Are Used For Ship Berthing?

Efficient marine fender saves ships from external damages that would otherwise occur to the ship's hull plates or to the…

6 Important Maritime Books for Deck Officers

Being a professional deck officer means one has to be adept in the areas of seamanship and navigation. Find out…

What Actions Ship Must Take For Tropical Revolving Storm (TRS)?

Although seafarers are well familiar with the term ‘TRS’ or Tropical Revolving Storm, there are a few important points they…

10 Things to Consider While Using Auto-Pilot System on Ships

Auto-pilot is surely an undeniable boon in modern navigation. However over-reliance on the equipment and poor comprehension of its efficiency…

How ECDIS Can Be Further Improved – A 2nd Officer’s Perspective

ECDIS has no doubt been in many ways a blessing for ship officers as it has made their lives easy.…

10 Points to Remember When Transiting a Narrow Channel

Officers must take extra caution when the ship is transiting narrow passages such as channel. Learn about ten important points…

Daily, Monthly And Weekly Tests Of GMDSS Equipment On Board Ships

Daily, weekly and monthly tests of all GMDSS equipment should be done by every responsible navigating officer on board ship…

5 Effective Radar Techniques for Ship Navigators – Part 1

Check out these effective and practical techniques that ship navigators must be aware of while using ship radar at sea.