Inside this issue

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

Asking the right questions - David Patraiko, Director of Projects at The Nautical Institute looks at the difference between data and information and examines which data sources you should be checking, and how to assess their reliability

WATCHOUT - Even if the data is correct, make sure you use it in the right way!  - In this series, we take a look at maritime accident reports and the lessons that can be learned 

Who's navigating? -Sajith Babu AFNI went to sea due to a love of travel and crossing oceans. Here, he talks about what motivated him in the early days of his career and how navigators can encourage those following in their footsteps

WAYPOINT- Making the most of multiple data sources - Dr Andy Norris, an active Fellow of The Nautical Institute and the Royal Institute of Navigation, discusses the importance of considering all available data when navigating and repeatedly comparing and analysing it to gain as full a picture as possibl

Take 10 - Here are ten points to help you ask the right questions

 

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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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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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

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

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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28 Sep 2023

How AIS works and what it does

IALA regulates the global usage of AIS. Here, IALA Deputy Secretary-General Omar Frits Eriksson and Technical Operations Manager Minsu Jeon look at the evolution of AIS onboard ships and examine its uses on SOLAS and non-SOLAS vessels, as well as the pros and cons of this versatile piece of technology

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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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