Handling a ship in congested or high traffic areas is not an easy task. Congested waters are high density traffic areas where a vessel is likely to collide with another vessel if ship navigation is not carried out in the right manner.
Learn 10 important points that must be kept in mind by seafarers in order to execute ship’s emergency towing procedure efficiently.
Although seafarers are well familiar with the term ‘TRS’ or Tropical Revolving Storm, there are a few important points they should consider when the ship approaches a TRS. Learn more about it inside the article.
Auto-pilot is surely an undeniable boon in modern navigation. However over-reliance on the equipment and poor comprehension of its efficiency and limitations has resulted in several accidents at sea. Learn about ten important things to consider while using auto-pilot system on ships.
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.