It is very important for every mariner to be familiar with all the aspects of maritime law. It’s not necessary that a maritime lawyer should only be aware of regulations that govern the sea. We bring to you top 5 books on maritime law to help you upgarde youself on admiralty law. Read more inside the article.
Nautical Charts used at sea have evolved over time. Fathom charts, one of the most important navigation charts used in the earlier times were gradually replaced by more enhanced charts.
Nautical charts are one of the most important tools for ship navigation. Learn about different types of marine charts based on their origin.
The nautical publication numbered and widely recognized as NP 294 is a great aid for budding navigating officers as they take guard of their parallel rulers and start with passage planning. Find out how deck officers can use NP 294 to keep admiralty products up-to-date?
Once a chart is published, constantly changing navigational features and aids or other relevant information have to be promulgated in order to update the ships navigating in those areas. Find out different methods of updating navigation charts on ships.
The annual survey of notices to mariners is a yearly publication which advice mariners on important matters related to ship’s navigation, hydro graphic information, aids to navigation, and changes in shipping channels.
United Kingdom Hydrographic Office is introducing regular tidal data updates to ADMIRALTY TotalTide as part of ADMIRALTY Digital Publications Version 18 in December 2017.
Almost three-quarters of cargo ships over 20,000 GT are already compliant with the SOLAS-mandated ECDIS deadline of 1st July 2017, according to the latest figures published by the UKHO.
Of the 8,750+ tankers in the global fleet that are required to comply with SOLAS regulations on the mandatory carriage of ECDIS by their first survey following this date, 54% are now using ENCs (Electronic Nautical Charts) on ECDIS.