The Royal Institute of Navigation
A learned society and professional body, with charitable status, we unite all those with an interest in any aspect of positioning, navigation and timing. We are committed to furthering the development of navigational science, technology and practice, and to increasing public awareness of the art and science of navigation.
AGM and Annual Meeting
The Institute will hold its 2019 AGM and Annual Meeting on Tuesday 16 July 2019 at the Royal Geographical Society.
More news on AIS-VDES and GNSS Anti-Spoofing
AIS has made it far easier for navigators to identify vessel movements for collision avoidance, and it has made shipping far more transparent by enabling worldwide vessel tracking services. The industry has grown since AIS rolled out in the early 2000s, and a much-needed update is on the way: VHF Data Exchange System, or VDES, which will incorporate AIS plus several valuable new functions.Read More