Planning NAVTEX Services

When planning NAVTEX services, Administrations should obtain guidance at an early stage from IMO, through its NAVTEX Coordinating Panel. This may be particularly important when installation of new stations and/or purchase of new equipment is under consideration.    International NAVTEX services on 518 kHz When planning an International NAVTEX service Read more…

EFFICIENSEA2

EU approved a Danish-led, maritime innovation project with a budget of DKK 85 million, intended to enhance safety of navigation and increase efficiency at sea. 13 Danish partners have become frontrunners of the project, which was launched on 1st May 2015. The overall objective is to create and deploy innovative Read more…

ECDIS Training

Training programmes on the use of ECDIS provided to masters and deck officers1 serving on ships fitted with ECDIS shall meet the mandatory training requirements of the STCW Convention: under the provisions of the STCW Convention and Code, all officers in charge of a navigational watch on ships of 500 Read more…

E-NAVIGATION

e-navigation is a Strategy developed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to increase safety of navigation in commercial shipping through better organization of data on ships and on shore, better data exchange and communication between ships and the ship and shore. “e-navigation is the harmonized collection, integration, exchange, presentation and Read more…

Racon

A RACON (RAdar and beaCON) is a radar transponder commonly used to mark maritime navigational hazards. When a racon receives a radar pulse, it responds with a signal on the same frequency which puts an image on the radar display. This takes the form of a short line of dots and dashes forming a Morse character Read more…

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