A modern ship is provided with several navigational equipment and resources to ensure a smooth and save voyage. We bring you 30 different types of navigational equipment and resources that are used onboard ships
A compass is a device that helps to correctly pinpoint the geographical direction while on a sea going vessel. A fluxgate compass is a very important and unique tool in marine navigation as it does not operate automatically like other magnetic compasses. Technically a fluxgate compass is an electromagnetic compass which solves the purpose of a conventional compass.
Vessel monitoring systems- VMS, are an integral communication component for ship tracking and it helps in averting any kind of mishap and wrongdoing at sea.
The Maritime Mobile Service Identity (MMSI) is a unique contact number for locating and identifying ships digitally. The Maritime Mobile Service Identity acts as a maritime mobile and allows important communication to be passed over the radio without any hindrance.