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.
Marine radars are short range radars used for locating other ships and land in the area.Ship radar are used as Tracking ship devices as per COLREGS.
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.
Beaching is a process wherein a ship is intentionally grounded in order to protect it during certain emergency situations. What is Beaching and how it is to be done? Find it inside the article
Officers must take extra caution when the ship is transiting narrow passages such as channel. Learn about ten important points that ship’s crew must remember while transiting narrow channels.
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.
Dredging anchor is a method used during maneuvering of a ship when neither a bow thruster nor a tug is available to check the ship’s bow movement. Learn how dredging anchor is used to control ship’s movement in restricted waters.
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.
Both the ship pilot and the master play an extremely important role to ensure safety and efficient navigation of the ship. Find out how important it is for a master and pilot to maintain a healthy relationship on ships.