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

What is S-Mode- Does it mattter? - It can be difficult to become familiar with navigation systems on ships, particularly if they are complex and you have not had experience with a similar type of equipment. This is nothing new, but it is getting more challenging. The Nautical Institute has been examining the issues surrounding these difficulties for years. Could S-Mode be the answer?

S-Mode: The Cirm View-Raising the standard together - Users and manufacturers must work together to ensure a smooth path to S-Mode success

WATCHOUT - Know your ECDIS or risk detention - In this issue, we take a look at the issues surrounding a lack of familiarisation with different ECDIS systems. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is taking a strong stance on ECDIS competency as part of Port State Control inspections, as outlined in the following report

Who's navigating? - Swimming in the sea of knowledge- Vietnamese mariner Vu Viet Dung has used the training and experience he received at sea to pursue scientific studies ashore, including doctoral research into standardisation. Now, he has returned to Vietnam Maritime University, to train the next generation of seafarers

WAYPOINT - S-Mode into the future - Dr Andy Norris, an active Fellow of the Nautical Institute and the Royal Institute of Navigation, looks at how ongoing growth in the capabilities of the digital world could affect implementation on the bridge

Take 10- Instead of asking you to take 10 minutes to review what you have learned, this issue we are asking you to take 10 minutes to help shape the future of navigation by filling in the online survey at

 

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

We welcome your news, comments and opinions on the topics covered in The Navigator

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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

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

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

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

Take 10: Issue 34

AIS is a hugely important tool for vessel safety and navigation, and its evolution is both rapid and ongoing. Here are ten important things to remember about AIS.

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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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