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The Nautical Institute is an international representative body for maritime professionals and has over 7,000 members in 115 different countries. The Institute is a registered charity.

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  1. The Navigator - a magazine for every ship

    The Navigator - a magazine for every ship

    The Nautical Institute appealed to the maritime industry to help it get a copy of its free publication The Navigator onboard every SOLAS vessel to encourage the professionalism of watchkeepers.

  2. Nautical Institute Enewsletter - June 2014

    Nautical Institute Enewsletter - June 2014

    Topics include Marine Spatial Planning, misdeclared container weights and the Institute's Command Scheme.


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The Nautical Institute's Mariners' Alerting and Reporting Scheme (MARS) provides everyone in the maritime industry with free access to a searchable online database of accidents and near misses.

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