Sunday, July 21, 2019
loran-c receiver
Maritime News

Carr: Loran C Lines in the Fog

Wayne was steering and I was navigating, but I knew we were not navigating in the way Bowditch defines the art and science of this endeavor. We were making 8...

July 21, 2019
Total Views: 60

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
Total Views: 32

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

In Double ECDIS Failure what good is a Sextant?

  By Jaquelyn Burton (Coeval, Inc.) ECDIS is becoming ubiquitous – and that is a good thing. However, as we move towards more and more vessels relying wholly on ECDIS...

May 11, 2016
Total Views: 371

Monday, May 2, 2016
GPS satellite

South Korea Revives GPS Backup Project After Blaming North for Jamming

By Jack Kim and Jonathan Saul SEOUL/LONDON, May 2 (Reuters) – South Korea has revived a project to build a backup ship navigation system that would be difficult to hack...

May 2, 2016
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Ship Radar ECDIS Console
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
Total Views: 38

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Northern Sea Route May Be Safer with Anglo-Russian Radio Navigation Initiative

The perils of the new Arctic shipping route, warmed by climate change, may diminish with a British-Russian radio navigation initiative, under development to shore up vulnerable satellite-based alternatives.

November 6, 2013
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Top 10 Recent Failures Of The USCG – Part 1

After making my decision to pursue a life at sea and accept an invitation to study in Annapolis my father said, “The Navy practices while the Coast Guard gets the...

March 31, 2010
Total Views: 116

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

After 67 Years, USCG Terminates Loran-C Signal Broadcast

Crews at the Coast Guard Long Range Aids to Navigation stations, including the six Alaska-based stations, turned off their domestic signal across the nation at 11 a.m. Monday. The shutdown...

February 9, 2010
Total Views: 9

Saturday, January 23, 2010

LORAN-C, Glad To See You Go

LORAN-C – Glad To See You Go By Captain Anuj Velu The Loran system shuts down for good on the 8th of Feb 2010. That is in about 15 days. The US...

January 23, 2010
Total Views: 9

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Last chance for a fight… eLoran

USNO Master Clocks To be frank the topic of eLoran, an upgrade of Loran-C that promises to add redundancy to to GPS systems, is a topic gCaptain has discussed passionately...

December 26, 2009
Total Views: 0

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
Total Views: 17

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Loran – Turning The Lights Back On

LORAN Coverage Following the recent budget approval by President Bush, LORAN , the Coast Guard’s terrestrial based LOng RANge navigation system has been given a reprieve by the Department of...

February 14, 2008
Total Views: 3

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
Total Views: 12