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

CPD- The formal side of life learningFormalised schemes of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) can range from very straightforward to extremely complex. Steven Gosling, Training and Quality Manager at The Nautical Institute, examines the Institute’s own formal CPD process

Professional Development: A lifelong commitment - Captain Sarabjit Butalia is a Master Mariner with many years’ experience in various training, lecturing and professional development roles. In this article, he examines the importance of keeping up-to-date with professional development, the opportunities available to navigators today and the benefits that can span an entire career

WATCHOUT - Poor EDCIS use led to grounding - In this series, we take a look at maritime accident reports and the lessons that can be learned

Who's navigating? - Keeping everybody in the loop - Chief Officer Vladimir Torskiy AMNI talks about his training and working life at sea

WAYPOINT - Sources of professionalism - 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- This issue of take 10 The Navigator has focused on professional development. Here are ten key points to read and remember.

 

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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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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All at Sea - The Navigator Issue 36

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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 Master 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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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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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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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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