Friday, April 26, 2013
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ClassNK Certifies Iino Marine ECDIS Training Course

Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK announced that it has certified the Type Specific ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information System) training

April 26, 2013
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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Japan Announces Flag State Approval for Admiralty Digital Publications

PRESS RELEASE – Japan is the most recent addition to a growing list of Flag States to formally approve the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office’s range

March 27, 2013
Total Views: 22

Friday, February 1, 2013
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Evergreen Seafarer Training Center Earns ClassNK Certification for Training Courses

TAIWAN – Japanese classification society ClassNK announced today that it has certified the Bridge Resource Management (BRM), Electronic Chart Display

February 1, 2013
Total Views: 67

Saturday, January 19, 2013
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Grounding Incidents

US Navy Identifies Erroneous Digital Chart Data in USS Guardian Investigation

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii – A U.S. Navy investigation to assess the circumstances surrounding the USS Guardian (MCM 5) grounding that occurred in Philippine

January 19, 2013
Total Views: 36

Friday, October 12, 2012
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Ship Managers Gather Real-Time Data as ECDIS Moves into the “M Cloud” [INTERVIEW]

While in Hamburg last month for the SMM Expo, I met up with Steinar Gundersen, the CEO of ECDIS-provider MARIS, and Bhupesh Gandi, MARIS’ Asia

October 12, 2012
Total Views: 196

Sunday, July 1, 2012

UKHO Asks “Are You Ready For ECDIS Navigation?”

“My personal concern is how we can provide ECDIS training. Crew always change and it will be difficult to find such crew with enough

July 1, 2012
Total Views: 5

Monday, March 12, 2012
Pay As You Sail – Transas Offers Free Charts For Voyage Planning

Pay As You Sail – Transas Offers Free Charts For Voyage Planning

One of the frustrations of planning voyages to new ports is obtaining charts. To reduce costs and also to avoid having to correct old charts, shipping

March 12, 2012
Total Views: 343

Monday, January 17, 2011
USCG Technology

ECDIS – The Next Step

Electronic Chart Display Information Systems (ECDIS) represent the navigational future. Used properly, they offer substantial advantages over the old paper and

January 17, 2011
Total Views: 13

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Class B AIS – Filtering Of Targets By Ships

Discussion has returned on the use of Class-B AIS data by commercial ships. For those unaware of the technology, Class B is an AIS system designed for use by

December 16, 2010
Total Views: 307

Thursday, November 25, 2010

ECDIS: Discovery or Disconnect?

Regulators and suppliers are going full steam for ECDIS; But are shipowners and officers onboard? Today and tomorrow hundreds of the ECDIS faithful are

November 25, 2010
Total Views: 7

Monday, October 25, 2010

AIS – Check your GPS Offset For Errors

The Nautical Institute’s AIS error reports webpage tells us: I have observed too many vessels with wrong data transmitted by their AIS. Mostly headings

October 25, 2010
Total Views: 879

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Smells like a scandal

When consumers get cornered into buying from one supplier, they’re gonna get soaked, then pissed By Ryan Skinner (email) Through my work, I’ve

September 14, 2010
Total Views: 12

Friday, August 20, 2010

Dude, you can get YouTube on the ECDIS!

High-speed Internet connectivity on merchant ships and unintended consequences By Ryan Skinner (email) Since early this year, ships running at least one make

August 20, 2010
Total Views: 17

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Poll of the Week: Electronic vs Paper Charts

[polldaddy poll=”72313″] Related Forum

October 1, 2009
Total Views: 6

Thursday, December 13, 2007
Oil Spill

Pilot Liability – Changes In Law and Industry Culture

In this week’s edition of The Maritime Executive Newsletter managing editor Joseph Keefe, weighs in on the changing dynamics of the Master, Pilot and

December 13, 2007
Total Views: 52

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

AIS-B, Automatic Information System For Boats. A Welcome Change?

  We have already proclaimed our love of AIS, the technology that helps watchkeepers identify surrounding vessel traffic, but currently this technology

December 11, 2007
Total Views: 10

Sunday, December 9, 2007

Cosco Busan – ECDIS Tracking w/ Google Maps

So the gCaptain team has been exceptionally busy in the last few weeks and we have the Cosco Busan partially to thank. In addition to the server traffic and

December 9, 2007
Total Views: 90

Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Oil Spill

San francisco Oil Spill Hearings – A Response to Admiral Bone, USCG

Yesterday my comments were published on the front page of The San Francisco Chronicle in an article titled; “Hearing today at Presidio – tough

November 20, 2007
Total Views: 7

Friday, November 16, 2007
Oil Spill

Cosco Busan – Questions,Questions,Questions

By Bob Couttie  Once the US National Transportation Safety Board has produced the transcripts of the voyage data recorder from the Cosco Busan (Formerly the

November 16, 2007
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Oil Spill

San Francisco Pilot’s Report Published

The San Francisco Chronicle has published the Pilot’s Report on the Cosco Busan Incident. Here are the parts of interest to mariners; Meadows said

November 13, 2007
Total Views: 4


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