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30 Jan 2023

Take 10: Issue 32

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

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30 Jan 2023

All at Sea - The Navigator Issue 32

Risk management should be a continuous process – and there's always something more to learn to help you do it better. Here are a few suggestions – but let us know yours!

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30 Jan 2023

WAYPOINT Navigational data risk: a question of integrity

George Shaw from the Royal Institute of Navigation looks at how seafarers can balance accuracy and integrity in positioning

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30 Jan 2023

Who's navigating? Passage planning and positive thinking

Second officer Rudolph Clark Garaygay discusses the value of embracing the positive and the importance of active communication

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30 Jan 2023

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.

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30 Jan 2023

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.

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01 Oct 2022

Take 10: Issue 31

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01 Oct 2022

All at Sea - The Navigator Issue 31

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01 Oct 2022

What YOU need to know about working with VTS

As a navigator, you will have learned about, and used, vessel traffic services – VTS. In this article, Jillian Carson-Jackson takes a look at how they can help you ensure a safer, more efficient time at sea – and explains what’s different from what you may have read in our previous Navigator on this topic.

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01 Oct 2022

WATCHOUT Wind and weather data

There is so much information now available on the Internet, compared to the single forecasts of even 20 years ago. The big question is, however, which source should you trust? Cdre Nick Nash, FNI, looks at available data sources for weather and route planning and explains why a simple set of spreadsheets can help him get a better handle on the wind

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