ShipInsight Where maritime regulation and technology meet

Bridge resource management VDR Designed to aid in accident and incident investigations, Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs), or black boxes for…

Collision regulations When underway, ships are obliged to follow a set of rules that are formalised in the Convention on…

Regulations Command and the navigation of a ship have been linked operations for millennia and this is still true today…

Magnetic compass Important as it is for a ship to know its exact position at any given time, the purpose…

Charts (paper and electronic) Other than in exceptional circumstances, ships are supposed to navigate using only information supplied by national…

Position fixing Celestial navigation Traditional means of navigating are dependent upon a magnetic compass to indicate direction and a sextant…