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20 October 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mystery Vessel Washed Up On The Island Of Tiree »
A "mystery vessel" has washed up on the island of Tiree in the Inner Hebrides off the West coast of Scotland. It looks to...
19 October 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Samsung industries succeed in navigating 300 tonne autonomous ship" »
South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries Co. has announced that it has successfully navigated its 300-ton remote...
08 October 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Radio 4 Shipping Forecast Change to BBC Schedule »
Due to extended coverage of the US election on Wednesday 4 November (2020), the Shipping Forecast at 00:48 and 05:20 will...
21 September 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mayflower Autonomous Ship Launched »
The Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS), an AI and solar powered marine research vessel, was launched form Plymouth on 16 Sept...
19 September 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK Hydrographic Office launches new innovation programme »
The UKHO has launched its new ‘ADMIRALTY Marine Innovation Programme’ to give innovators and start-ups a chance to develop...
01 September 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Marine AIS-VDES LEO Satellite project to establish network for greener and safer ship navigation »
Saab have announced that they will work together with ORBCOMM and AAC Clyde Space on a new Swedish space project to develo...
18 August 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Shipmasters loss of navigational situational awareness in extreme storm conditions »
A report has been published on the grounding and recovery of a container feeder vessel (Thea II) and a tug (Svitzer Joseph...
05 August 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
French Hydrographic Office implementing enhanced S-100 Navigation data for Electronic Charts »
In a recent interview with hydro-international.com the director-general of the French hydrographic office (Shom),Laur...
20 July 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Navigating without full appreciation of other vessel's range and speed leads to very near miss »
A report from the  Marine Accident Investigation Branch  on the near miss between ro-ro ferry Stena Superfast VI...
15 July 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
BBC Radio 4 Marine Weather Bulletin back to normal broadcast schedule »
Further to the news item in March 2020, as of the 13th July 2020 the BBC Radio 4 Marine Weather Bulletin has returned...
29 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dutch Safety Board Issues Recommendation to Large Containerships »
The Dutch Safety Board has urged large containerships to avoid navigating through a shipping channel through an environm...
29 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maritime & Coastguard Agency Post Implementation Review (P.I.R) »
The RIN recently received details of a voluntary questionnaire from the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) which you m...
17 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mars mission quantum tech gravity sensor to provide backup for Marine Navigation Satellite Systems »
The UK Quantum Technology Hub Sensors and Timing has awarded funding for research to improve the precision of maritime nav...
08 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Autonomously Navigated Vessels Help Scientists Estimate Fish Abundance While Protecting Human Health »
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries plans to use autonomous surface vehicles to help fill in...
29 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Successful test of remote navigation using manned Tug across Tokyo Bay »
Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and three of its group companies have successfully tested the remote navigation of a tugboat in...
18 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Automatic Identification System (AIS) - Accurate Broadcasts Don't Happen Automatically »
The Office of Investigations & Analysis (CG-INV) has released Marine Safety Alert 04-20 titled, "Automatic Identificat...
06 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Over the Horizon Drone delivery to Ships aids Navigation and Medical Aid »
BVLOS (Beyond Visual Line of Sight) Drone deliveries of medicines and important small items are now proven as feasible, mi...
20 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tanker Grounding Linked to ECDIS »
Germany's Federal Bureau of Maritime Casualty Investigation (BSU) has published its investigation report on the grounding...
06 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
New AIS VDES Satellite Sea Ice And Ship Safety Data Network To Launch In 2022 »
A newly established consortium is going to develop a network for low Earth orbit satellites delivering ice chart data to s...
30 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Notice from MCA - Shipping Forecast Updates »
Notice from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) The Shipping Forecast is part of the fabric of Radio 4 and an imp...
24 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Autonomous Tug completes Navigation and Manoeuvring Sea Trials »
Initial sea trials have been successfully completed by Wärtsilä & PSA Marine’s ground-breaking ‘IntelliTug’ project...
09 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
New app: Pilot´s Tug Assist Tool »
A Marine Pilot has kindly produced a free phone app which calculates the Tug Bollard pull needed for navigating, berthing...
12 February 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Grounding of ro-ro freight vessel Seatruck Performance »
Location: Carlingford Lough, Northern Ireland. Published 6 February 2020 From: Marine Accident Investigation Branc...
27 January 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Autonomous Shipping: Balancing Crew and Technology »
An article from new.abb.com featuring two leading experts (ABB Marine & Ports’ Eero Lehtovaara and Lloyd’s Register’...
23 December 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
China's first autonomous cargo ship completes debut trip »
China's first domestically developed autonomous cargo ship, the M/V Jindouyun 0 Hao, completed its maiden voyage afte...
04 December 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report on the collision between the frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad and the oil tanker Sola TS »
Part one of the report on the collision on 8 November 2018 between the frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad and the oil tanker Sola...
01 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report on the grounding of container ship Leda Maersk, Otago Lower Harbour, 10 June 2018 »
A report has just been released on the grounding of container ship Leda Maersk in Otago Lower Harbour on 10 June 2018. The...
24 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arctic Shipping Route Ruled Out on Environmental Concerns »
Navigating using the new Northern Sea route through the Bering Strait has become increasingly feasible due to melting of t...
17 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MOL and OKI to Launch Joint Study of Bird's-eye View Monitoring System on a Tugboat »
Japanese shipping line Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) and Oki Electric Industry have joined forces to start a joint study on the u...
07 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Marine Accident Investigation Bureau Report: Grounding of General Cargo Vessel Priscilla »
This newly published report from the Marine Accident Investigation Bureau (MAIB) concerns the grounding of a general cargo...
30 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
United States Coast Guard Seek Feedback and Opinions from Marine Navigators »
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) medium frequency radio equipment which transmits vital NAVTEX navigational warnings i...
10 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IMO Maritime Safety – New and Revised Circulars »
Several New or Revised Circulars were issued by the International Maritime Organization Maritime Safety Committee and Sub-...
06 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Norwegian Navy Navigates Vessel to the North Pole for the First Time »
  The KV Svalbard reaches the North Pole, August 21, 2019. Photo courtesy Norwegian Coast Guard As part of...
28 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
France and India developing "real-time" satellite based AIS vessel and oil slick tracking systems »
India and the French Space Agency (CNES) are developing a "real-time" satellite based AIS (Automatic Identification System...
16 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Warning of GPS Spoofing Threat for Merchant Shipping »
On 7 August the US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration issued a warning suggesting Iran is engaged in i...

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