ECDIS has no doubt been in many ways a blessing for ship officers as it has made their lives easy. Let’s take a look at some areas where it can be further improved from a user’s perspective.
Deviating from the original course in order to save time leads the vessel to bottom contact. The vessel had to enter dry dock for repairs; there was paint damage and some scratches up to frame 88.
AMSA is using World Marine Aids to Navigation (AtoN) Day to highlight the emerging trends and drivers that will influence navigation services in our waters over the next decade.
Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) has brought a drastic transformation in ship navigation. Learn about the pros and cons of paperless navigation on ships.
Lack of good planning and clear communication leads to touching of two vessels. However, any major structural damage was avoided. Learn more about the accident inside.