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Free online courses for NI members...

The Nautical Institute has joined with KVH Videotel, a world leader in the provision of e-learning, to offer NI members access to a range of online-only courses, entirely free of charge. 

The courses cover a variety of topics including risk assessment at sea, ECDIS and crisis management and marine environmental awareness.

Click here for further details.

  1. The Nautical Institute launches Handling Ships in First-Year Ice, Second Edition

    The Nautical Institute launches Handling Ships in First-Year Ice, Second Edition

    A detailed guide to navigating ice-affected waters in the modern age.

  2. Nautical Institute eNewsletter - October-November 2018

    Nautical Institute eNewsletter - October-November 2018

    From the launch of a new ice publication to free online courses for members, it's been a busy time for The NI - find out more here.


  1. NauticalInst: The Nautical Institute is delighted to have been nominated for the SMART4SEA e-navigation award. Please vote for us…

    3:10 PM Dec 11

  2. NauticalInst: @prayasverma3 Thank you for your #NAVsnap @prayasverma3!

    4:16 PM Nov 30

For Organisations

Find out how your organisation can help to support a key industry safety initiative while accessing a range of valuable benefits.

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The Navigator

Help us to distribute our free magazine for professional marine navigators.

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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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