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Inside this issue

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

Bridging the gaps: safeguarding the relationship between bridge team and pilot- Captain Simon Pelletier MNI is IMPA President and President of the Canadian Marine Pilots’ Association, as well as an active Pilot in the Lower St Lawrence District. Here, he explains how to ensure that relationship between the Pilot and the bridge team runs as smoothly as possible

An insider's guide to piloting- Ed Verbeek, a piloting consultant in the Netherlands, reveals some of the skills that Pilots must learn, as well as some of the tricks and techniques they employ to keep vessels of all sizes on track.

WATCHOUT - Three groundings - 30 minutes- In this series, we take a look at maritime accident reports and the lessons that can be learned

Who's navigating? - Piloting the Amazon river- Harbour/River Pilot, Thiago Serra relishes the challenge of guiding large vessels along his stretch of the Amazon river. He talks to The Navigator about why he chose to become a pilot and the skills he has had to pick up along the way.

WAYPOINT - Portable Pilots Units Take control of the ship - Dr Andy Norris, an active Fellow of The Nautical Institute and the Royal Institute of Navigation, takes a closer look at Portable Pilot Units

Take 10- This issue of The Navigator explores what is involved in being – and working with – a Pilot.

 

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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