The Mariner's Blog

The Benefits of Vessels Switching to Pay-As-You-Sail for ECDIS
  • 14 may 2024
  • Charles Hays
The Benefits of Vessels Switching to Pay-As-You-Sail for ECDIS

The maritime industry is embracing Pay-As-You-Sail (PAYS) for Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS), a model that charges vessel...

Janes Fighting Ships: A Comprehensive Guide to the World's Naval Forces
  • 31 mar 2024
  • Charles Hays
Janes Fighting Ships: A Comprehensive Guide to the World's Naval Forces

  For over a century, Jane's Fighting Ships has stood as the foremost resource on the capabilities, specifications, and development of the world's...

Why Your Vessel Needs an ECDIS Navigational Assessment Survey
  • 27 mar 2024
  • Charles Hays
Why Your Vessel Needs an ECDIS Navigational Assessment Survey

In the maritime industry, where safety and compliance are paramount, the need for an ECDIS Navigational Assessment Survey cannot be overstated. Thi...

Beyond the Classroom: ECDIS Training Reimagined for the Modern Mariner
  • 13 mar 2024
  • Charles Hays
Beyond the Classroom: ECDIS Training Reimagined for the Modern Mariner

Discover how American Nautical Services, Inc. is redefining maritime education with our cutting-edge ECDIS e-Learning courses. Breaking away from t...

Ensuring Compliance: Preparing Vessels for Bridge Audit with SOLAS Nautical Charts and Publication Carriage Requirements
  • 22 nov 2023
  • Charles Hays
Ensuring Compliance: Preparing Vessels for Bridge Audit with SOLAS Nautical Charts and Publication Carriage Requirements

American Nautical Services, Inc. is at the forefront of assisting large yachts and other vessels in successfully navigating the complexities of ann...

Navigating the Future with TimeZero Professional v5
  • 6 nov 2023
  • Charles Hays
Navigating the Future with TimeZero Professional v5

TimeZero Professional v5 sets sail with a suite of advanced navigation features designed for maritime professionals. The launch introduces the TZ-M...

Embracing Efficiency: 5 Compelling Reasons to Switch from Traditional Paper Log Books to MARPOL Electronic Record Books
  • 21 ago 2023
  • Charles Hays
Embracing Efficiency: 5 Compelling Reasons to Switch from Traditional Paper Log Books to MARPOL Electronic Record Books

Amid maritime evolution, MARPOL Electronic Record Books (ERBs) shine as beacons of progress. Explore our concise guide highlighting five compelling...

Navigate the Seas with Confidence: Introducing Fujinon Binoculars
  • 20 jul 2023
  • Charles Hays
Navigate the Seas with Confidence: Introducing Fujinon Binoculars

Explore the Fujinon Binoculars 7x50, perfect for mariners seeking unparalleled clarity at sea. These rugged binoculars offer a steady grip, waterpr...

Exploring Timezero Professional Marine Navigation Software: Unlocking Seamless and Advanced Maritime Navigation
  • 13 jul 2023
  • Charles Hays
Exploring Timezero Professional Marine Navigation Software: Unlocking Seamless and Advanced Maritime Navigation

Explore the core features of Timezero Professional (TZ Professional) marine navigation software, including marine charts, radar overlay, weather fo...

Embracing Digital Transformation: Unlocking the Benefits of ECDIS Charts, Digital Nautical Publications, and Electronic Record Books
  • 29 jun 2023
  • Charles Hays
Embracing Digital Transformation: Unlocking the Benefits of ECDIS Charts, Digital Nautical Publications, and Electronic Record Books

In the fast-paced world of maritime operations, embracing digital technologies is becoming increasingly crucial for vessels to stay ahead. In our l...

Revolutionizing Electronic Navigation: Exploring IHO Standard S-100 and Its Advantages over S-57
  • 22 jun 2023
  • Charles Hays
Revolutionizing Electronic Navigation: Exploring IHO Standard S-100 and Its Advantages over S-57

In the ever-evolving world of maritime navigation, technological advancements have played a pivotal role in enhancing safety and efficiency at sea...

SPICA e-Navigator: e-Navigation Made Simple
  • 5 may 2023
  • Charles Hays
SPICA e-Navigator: e-Navigation Made Simple

SPICA e-Navigator is an ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information System) passage planning software that helps navigators plan a safe and ef...