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

The four Ts of risk management - George Shaw from the Royal Institute of Navigation looks at how seafarers can balance accuracy and integrity in positioning

Delving into dynamic risk assessment - For navigators on the bridge, one of the most valuable tools in the moment is the ability to carry out a dynamic risk assessment. Captain Aly Elsayed AFNI, Senior Technical Adviser, The Nautical Institute, looks into how this works in practice, and why it is such an effective tool.

WATCHOUT - How rapidly developing risks led to ship grounding- In this series, we take a look at maritime accident reports and the lessons that can be learned

Who's navigating? -Second officer Rudolph Clark Garaygay discusses the value of embracing the positive and the importance of active communication

WAYPOINT - Navigational data risk - George Shaw from the Royal Institute of Navigation looks at how seafarers can balance accuracy and integrity in positioning

Take 10 - Risk management is a fact of life at sea – and something that all navigators must understand fully. Here are ten key points to bear in mind

 

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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