Monday, August 7, 2017
ship's bridge

Cyber Threats Prompt Return of Radio for Ship Navigation

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) – The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships’ satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop back-up systems with roots...

August 7, 2017
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Friday, June 3, 2016

Navigation Company ChartCo Acquired by British Private Investment Firm

British private equity firm Equistone Partners is buying marine navigation service ChartCo from fellow fund ECI for 55 million pounds ($79.43 million), the companies said on Friday. London-headquartered ChartCo began...

June 3, 2016
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Digital Security Graphic

Not If, But When – Training For New Threats on Automated Sea

[su_pullquote] Long gone are the days of eye patches and peg legs. Long gone are the days of sail, grappling hooks, and one shot pistols. Long gone are the days,...

April 20, 2016
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Thursday, March 3, 2016
Fishing Net Tangled With Hawser

Slipping Through The Safety Net

  By Jaquelyn Burton (Coeval) The thing with Navigation Warnings is – are you sure that you have received all of the ones you might need? There are times when...

March 3, 2016
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Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Electronic Chart Display (ECDIS) aboard ship bridge

U.S. Coast Guard Approves Use of Electronic Charts

The U.S. Coast Guard published guidance February 5th that allows mariners to use electronic charts and publications instead of paper charts, maps and publications. The Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular,...

February 9, 2016
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Maritime News

Europe Calls Time on Ship Navigation Scheme Despite Risks at Sea

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Feb 9 (Reuters) – A British-led initiative to create a back-up to satellite navigation systems for ships has been pulled after failing to garner interest from...

February 9, 2016
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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Researchers Discover Serious Security Vulnerabilities to AIS Data

The researchers at Trend Micro have exposed some significant vulnerabilities to the security of the Automatic Identification System (AIS), a ship identification system relied upon by mariners, VTS operators, government...

October 17, 2013
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Saturday, January 19, 2013
uss guardian aground
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 waters will include information on faulty navigation chart...

January 19, 2013
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Monday, March 12, 2012

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 companies often don’t purchase...

March 12, 2012
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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

iPad Charting Apps – Has ECDIS Reached the Small Screen?

In just two short years, Apple’s iPad has grown to dominate the world of tablet computing with over 48 million units sold. Tomorrow Apple is set to announce the third...

March 6, 2012
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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 become intimately acquainted with what feels like...

September 14, 2010
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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Poll of the Week: Electronic vs Paper Charts

[polldaddy poll=”72313″] Related Forum Discussion.

October 1, 2009
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Saturday, June 20, 2009

eLoran Sparks Debate In Washington – Is It Truly Important?

While we have covered eLoran before, most notably in this eLoran FAQ early last year, new headlines provide the need for revisiting the topic. In an article titled “Will Obama...

June 20, 2009
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Sunday, February 8, 2009

EarthNC – Interview With Google Earth Expert Virgil Zetterlind

Last week we were pleased to bring you google’s announcement of ocean data inclusion in Google Earth. Today we bring you an interview with the leading google earth developer of...

February 8, 2009
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Tuesday, February 5, 2008

eLORAN 101 – The Return Of LORAN C?

Could it be time to dig out your old ten point dividers and loran-c charts? Probably not but the same technology behind these devices is making a comeback. HKLaw tells...

February 5, 2008
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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 problems also cropped up in “bridge...

November 13, 2007
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