EU ban on Filipino officers warning

(Mar 03 2014)

InterManager has warned shipmanagers to put in place sensible contingency plans should Filipino officers find themselves banned from working on EU flagged vessels.



Creating virtual aids to navigation (ATONs)

(Jan 01 2014)

Fleet operators are well acquainted with the use of Automatic Identification System (AIS). They may be less ware, however, that shore-side users have also been taking advantage of AIS in recent years to enhance a wide variety of business activities....



Decision support tools should be used

(Nov 30 2013)

Since the introduction of AIS in 2001, the question of ‘how to use AIS data on board’ is still unclear.



UKHO announces upgrade details for AVCS

(Oct 22 2013)

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has announced details of its forthcoming upgrade of the ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service (AVCS) CD Service to S-63 Edition 1.1.



Browns Rule of the Road Manual

(Apr 05 2013)

This is the 19th edition of this book since it was first published in 1928. Another work from Brown, Son & Ferguson, this manual was written by Extra Master HH Brown and revised and expanded upon by Master Mariner Saurabh Sachhdeva.



Polar Code - where are we now?

(Apr 04 2013)

Much has been written about the impending Polar Code, not least in Tanker Operator and the Ice Class Tanker Report, published last year.



May 2017

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