Tuesday, September 22, 2020
GPS satellite
Maritime News

MARAD Renews GPS Interference Warning to Industry

The U.S. Maritime Administration has issued a renewed advisory to the maritime industry about instances of GPS interference that have been reported worldwide within the maritime domain. U.S. Maritime Advisory...

September 22, 2020
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Thursday, August 8, 2019
Ship Radar ECDIS Console
Maritime News

U.S. Warns of GPS ‘Spoofing’ in Persian Gulf

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) –The U.S. military is warning that Iranian naval forces may increase “aggressive actions” against American and allied commercial ships, citing reports from crews that experienced navigation...

August 8, 2019
Total Views: 9

Monday, August 7, 2017
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Interesting

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: 11

Saturday, April 1, 2017
GPS-System satellite
Defense

US Announces Selective Availability For GPS Devices

(April Fools Alert) – At a joint press conference today at Schriever Air Force Base, the United States Coast Guard announced a new feature to the GPS system they will...

April 1, 2017
Total Views: 7

Monday, May 2, 2016
GPS satellite
News

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: 3

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: 4

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
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News

Europe Grapples With Threat Of Ships Sailing Blind

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, May 13 (Reuters) – Europe has yet to fully wake up to the danger of maritime disasters caused by signal jamming and blackouts of satellite navigation...

May 13, 2014
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Wednesday, November 6, 2013
News

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
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Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Blog

WATCH: Researchers ‘Spoof’ Superyacht Off Course

A radio navigation research team from The University of Texas at Austin set out this summer to secretly coerce a 213-foot yacht off its course using a custom-made GPS device.

July 30, 2013
Total Views: 3

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Laser Internet Satellite
Maritime News

Governments Confront Rising Threat To Ships From Signal Jamming

Ships on the world's busiest waterways face growing threats to their satellite navigation systems, including jamming attacks.

May 30, 2013
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
EAS Galileo Sat System
Maritime News

Return Of The Space Race? Yes, But Less Exciting

For nearly three decades GPS has been the primary navigation method for ships. Other systems have been attempted but either failed to launch or, like the Russian system GLONASS, failed...

March 20, 2012
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Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Maritime News

China’s Homegrown GPS Begins Operation

BEIJING (Dow Jones)–China has begun operating a homegrown satellite navigation service that is designed to provide an alternative to the U.S. Global Positioning System and, according to defense experts, could...

December 27, 2011
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Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Defense

GPS Jamming From FCC-Approved Broadcaster

Representatives of the GPS industry presented to members of the Federal Communications Commission clear, strong laboratory evidence of interference with the GPS signal by a proposed new broadcaster on January...

March 16, 2011
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Thursday, October 1, 2009
Uncategorized

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
USCG

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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Tuesday, September 9, 2008
Interesting

Interesting Experiment From BBC – “The Box”

Yesterday, BBC News kicked off an exciting and unique experiment in hopes to tell the story of international trade and globalisation.  In the year long experiment called “The Box”, BBC...

September 9, 2008
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Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Interesting

Lighthouses – An Endangered Species

Photo By Jay Q The first documented lighthouse was in Alexandria Egypt, circa 290 BC. And today, lighthouses are an endangered species. Pharos Lighthouse stood on the eastern point of...

July 30, 2008
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Tuesday, February 5, 2008
USCG

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: 4