New edition now available for the IAMSAR Manual Volume III, 2019 Edition

  Mobile Facilities (volume III) is intended to be carried on board rescue units, aircraft and vessels to help with performance of a search, rescu...

NOAA encourages mariners to use ENC latest updates

NOAA released latest updates and other advantages that mariners can benefit from. Electronic Navigational Charts (ENC) are the main nautical chart ...

UKHO Supporting The Blue Economy

Our oceans are critical to so many particular points of our day-to-day lives. Globally, we rely on our oceans for trade, food, and other valuable r...

Electronic Information Exchange Mandatory for Ports

"The new FAL Convention requirement for all Public Authorities to establish systems for the electronic exchange of information related to maritime ...

Reaching New Heights

 NOAA scientists are transforming how to measure accurate heights and how we can understand the water flows beyond the ground. Errors and inaccura...

Additional Flag States Approve ADP Products As SOLAS Compliant

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) declared the additional flag States, Thailand and Moldova, have approved the use of ADMIRALTY Digital Publication...

IMO Prepares for Necessary Autonomous Ship Regulation Amendments

The field of technology is rapidly growing and relying more and more on automated systems. In the shipping industry, the application of such techno...

Commemorating 100 sessions of the Maritime Safety Committee [Recap]

The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) 100th special session was held from December 3rd through the 7th. The program is very comprehensive and incorpo...

Improve Navigational Safety and Reduce Port Inspection Issues With Proper ECDIS Management

With the use of the Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS), it has become easier for a ship’s navigating crew to pinpoint location...

Are digital technologies on board compromising safety and security?

How important is safe technology in the maritime industry?   Seafarers and employees at work are safer on the waterfront by having a proper know...

Procedures for Port State Control 2017 - What's New in the 2018 Edition?

Port State Control (PSC) is the inspection of foreign ships in national ports to substantiate that the state of the ship and its equipment comply w...

Changes in Escape Route Signs and Equipment Location Markings

What did the IMO resolution A1116 (30) accomplish? On December 5, 2017, IMO introduced a new resolution A1116 (30), namely “Escape Route Signs and ...