Inside this issue

All @ Sea - What's next for The Navigator?

What is the environmental footprint of a ship? - The Nautical Institute’s Head of Safety and Environment, Captain Jeffrey Parfitt, FNI looks at how our environmental awareness has changed over the years, and what makes up a ship’s environmental footprint, shipyard to scrapyard

Green shipping: the compliance challenge - Captain Sajith Babu AFNI is a member of The NI Younger Members’ Council and works as a Marine Operations Superintendent with a ship management company based in Singapore. In this article, he explores the issues and challenges around environmental compliance at sea and examines the knowledge and skills required to stay ahead

WATCHOUT - A P&I Guide to Preventing Pollution at Sea- In this series, we take a look at maritime accident reports and the lessons that can be learned

Who's navigating? Wherever the winds take me  -For Officer Cadet R Ben Voth, the Covid-19 pandemic was a prompt for a change of career. Now, he loves life at sea and has many ideas about how the maritime industry could do more to protect the world around us

WAYPOINT - Artificial Intelligence and the quest for greener navigation - George Shaw from the Royal Institute of Navigation examines the potential for using Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support tools to inform greener voyage planning and positioning

Take 10 - Ten ways in which you can play your part in protecting the environment at sea

 

31 May 2024

Looking beyond the fog?

Navigating in fog or other restricted visibility will never be pleasant, but familiarity with the vessel’s procedures, capabilities and equipment will help make the process as safe as possible. Captain Tuuli Messer-Bookman AFNI, an experienced mariner and a professor at the California Maritime Academy in the USA, offers some advice on how to operate when visibility is low

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31 May 2024

WATCHOUT - Close encounter – how inadequate lookouts led to two ships colliding in foggy conditions

In this series, we take a look at maritime accident reports and the lessons that can be learned

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31 May 2024

All at Sea - The Navigator Issue 36

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31 May 2024

Take 10: Issue 36

Ten tips for handling restricted visibility at sea, maintaining a good lookout and operating within the relevant Colregs

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31 May 2024

Dealing with restricted visibility - What rule when?

Twenty years ago, The Nautical Institute published a survey that showed that there is often confusion over the sections of the Collision Regulations (Colregs) that apply in restricted visibility. The answer may seem straightforward enough – Rules 4-10, which always apply, plus Rule 19. However, the introduction of modern technology and autonomous vessels has added further layers to the question. The Nautical Institute has recently worked with the UK MCA to update their guidance. Here are some of the key points

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31 May 2024

Who's navigating? Adventure and aspiration at sea

Chief Officer Sarker Mohiuddin Hasnat Lenin MNI shares how an early love of adventure stories inspired him to follow a career at sea

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31 May 2024

WAYPOINT : Looking into a future of one hundred eyes

George Shaw from the Royal Institute of Navigation looks into his crystal ball to explore how innovations in ‘panoptic vision’ and artificial intelligence might support mariners in the future in navigating areas of restricted visibility

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09 Feb 2024

Who's navigating? From Dynamic Positioning to marine consultancy

Tow Master and Marine Consultant Tom Feakins discusses the career opportunities that his DP training has given him

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09 Feb 2024

WATCHOUT - DP system failure on diving support vessel leads to serious incident

In this series, we take a look at maritime accident reports and the lessons that can be learned

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