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

Putting the mariner in the picture -The Navigator looks at innovations in the field of visual aids to navigation, including LED lights and ‘smart buoys’ that can broadcast their own position. How do they benefit the mariner – and what’s coming next?

Virtual Reality- Exploring virtual aids to navigation- Virtual aids to navigation can be used in situations where it is not practical to use physical aids to navigation, or where information is needed faster than a buoy can be placed. The information they give should be treated in the same way. Deidre Lane MNI, Navigation Services, Commissioners of Irish Lights explains

WATCHOUT - Reef grounding reveals Aid to Navigation challenges - In this series, we take a look at maritime accident reports and the lessons that can be learned

Who's navigating? - Strengthening multi-cultural links - Chief Officer Vladimir Torskiy AMNI talks about his training and working life at sea

WAYPOINT - Intergrity and the Aid to Navigation - Dr Andy Norris, an active Fellow of The Nautical Institute and the Royal Institute of Navigation, looks beyond basic competencies and asks how navigators can build on what they already know

Take 10- In this issue of take 10 The Navigator, articles have focused on aids to navigation, their challenges and developments. Here are ten key points to bear in mind

 

09 Feb 2024

What is Dynamic Positioning?

Qasim Masood AFNI, Head of Qualifications Marine and Offshore at The Nautical Institute, looks at the technology behind Dynamic Positioning and explores the seven components that allows it to function.

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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

Take 10: Issue 35

Dynamic positioning offers many exciting career opportunities. Read on for ten key insights into this take 10 highly skilled area of operations.

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09 Feb 2024

All at Sea - The Navigator Issue 35

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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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09 Feb 2024

WAYPOINT : Taking back control

George Shaw from the Royal Institute of Navigation looks at feedback control systems in DP and asks what safety lessons can be learned from the marine and aviation sectors when it comes to their use

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09 Feb 2024

How Dynamic Positioning helps offshore vessels remain stable and safe

Qasim Masood AFNI, Head of Qualifications Marine and Offshore at The Nautical Institute, examines the wide variety of ships, support vessels and specialist craft that use Dynamic Positioning to ensure their safety in the offshore oil and gas industry

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28 Sep 2023

WAYPOINT - ‘Applying Information Safely’ – an alternative meaning for AIS

George Shaw from the Royal Institute of Navigation looks at how to use AIS safely and explores some of the risks that must be overcome to ensure its ongoing value

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28 Sep 2023

Who's navigating? The right place at the right time

Marine Pilot Jason Rebello AFNI talks about his life as a pilot in Western Australia and how AIS forms an integral part of his role, from both a pilotage and VTS perspective

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