Marine Navigation

What Is a Deck Prism On Ships?

In the past, aboard the old sailing vessels, prisms were used to re-direct the sunlight to those areas in the vessel where sunlight never penetrated, generally below deck areas. Know more about deck prisms inside the article.

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Marine Navigation

What is Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS)?

The Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) is a development in the navigational chart system used in naval vessels and ships. With the use of the electronic chart system, it has become easier for a ship’s navigating crew to pinpoint locations, and attaining directions are easier than before.

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Marine Navigation

What is Integrated Bridge System (IBS) on Ships?

An Integrated Bridge System (IBS) is a combination of systems, which are interconnected to allow a centralized monitoring of various navigational tools. IBS allows acquiring and control of sensor information of a number of operations such as passage execution, communication, machinery control, and safety and security.

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