The Nautical Institute has made a set of new online skills training courses available free of charge to its members, developed in collaboration with KVH Videotel, with topics including risk assessment at sea, marine environmental awareness, ECDIS and crisis management.
The Nautical Institute has insisted that all vessels, autonomous or not, should comply with the COLREGs, as the process to decide how to regulate unmanned systems begins at IMO.
The Nautical Institute (NI) has begun a consultation process to help assess the latest proposals for standardised navigation equipment, under which it intends to seek the views of seafarers on the introduction of an ‘S-Mode’ on critical navigation systems.
The UK’s Maritime and Coastguard agency (MCA) has removed its requirement for ECDIS Ship Specific Equipment Training in its latest Marine Information Note (MIN 503).
The Nautical Institute has released the second edition of ‘From Paper Charts to ECDIS’ which offers practical guidance to the shipping industry on equipment, training and operational practices.
The Nautical Institute has published a practical guide for mariners which explains the benefits and limitations of Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP).
A group of maritime industry organisations has issued a statement highlighting their concerns about levels of competence in ECDIS training.
The Nautical Institute has published a set of ‘Industry Recommendations for ECDIS Training’, with the aim of addressing what it calls “confusion” with regard to ECDIS training.
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