The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) issued a press release advising new versions of some of its ECDIS Standards. These have been reviewed and updated to reflect lessons learned from earlier reports of unexpected chart behaviour in some ECDIS. 586 more words
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This blog from the President about the dangers of excessive reliance on electronic navigation tools echoes themes I set out in ‘Sextant’.
I’m really pleased the RIN is raising these important issues. 15 more words
It looks as if shortcomings in the electronic chart system were partly to blame for the stranding of Team Vestas Wind last November:
Following MIN 494 last month, it has become clear that new training provisions are required for Skippers holding Master 200 and above and an unclear situation for those only holding a Yachtmaster CoC. 688 more words