Gyro Compass
Marine Navigation

Gyro Compass on Ships: Construction, Working, and Usage

A Gyro compass is a form of gyroscope, used widely on ships employing an electrically powered, fast-spinning gyroscope wheel and frictional forces among other factors utilizing the basic physical laws, influences of gravity and the Earth’s rotation to find the true north.

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Ship’s Navigation
Marine Navigation

Mastering Ship’s Navigation-Part 3

Mastering ship’s navigation is a continuous process. Deck officers need to learn the intricacies of marine navigation for a safe ship passage. In this article, learn as to how to handle the stopping distance of the ship.

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