How to increase efficiency and accuracy with e-Navigator Planning Station

Date: March 6, 2015

 

Managing and ordering navigational charts and publications is an essential, but time-consuming part of passage planning. To help, we’ve outlined some simple ways to support safe navigation efficiently using e-Navigator Planning Station, as well as highlighting some extra benefits delivered in version 3.4.

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Nautical publications; the second most frequent reason for detention

Date: January 14, 2015

Being detained is something no ship operator, manager or master wants to happen to their ship. A quick review of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) monthly report will reveal that ‘deficiencies in nautical publications’ are a frequent reason for the detention of ships. In fact the Paris MoU Annual Report for 2013 states nautical publications as the second most frequent reason for detention, with a startling 1,432 deficiencies in one year. These recorded deficiencies range from a failure to update to the presence of previous editions on board.

Tags: Admiralty, Admiralty Digital Publications, ADP, Captain Paul Hailwood, e-NPs, nautical publications

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ADMIRALTY Support That Helps You to Remain Compliant

Date: August 13, 2014

Chart deficiencies are continuing to threaten the safety of crews and increase the risk of detention for ships at sea. In fact, PARIS MoU – a leading Port State Control Organisation – is one of the many authorities highlighting an increase in non compliance, with the percentage of deficiencies recorded under their ‘Safety of Navigation’ category rising to 13.98% in 2013.

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The Quick Guide to ENC Symbols

Date: July 14, 2014

To help those navigating on ECDIS to interpret ENCs quickly and correctly, the ‘ADMIRALTY Guide to ENC Symbols used in ECDIS’ (NP5012) offers detailed explanation of ENC symbols and the factors affecting their portrayal in ECDIS.

ADMIRALTY Quick Guide to ENC Symbols

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Four New Features We’ve Added to ADMIRALTY Digital Publications That Aid Passage Planning (Part 2)

Date: June 17, 2014

 

We’ve recently added a number of new features to ADMIRALTY Digital Publications which will help to simplify your passage planning tasks, allowing you to make quicker, more informed decisions on the bridge.

Having taken a look at viewing ADP products as an overlay in Planning Station and using ADP’s Print Preview function in our last post, we’ll now talk you through the new Marine Service Area Menu in ADMIRALTY Digital Radio Signals Volume 6 (ADRS 6) and the recent release of ADMIRALTY Digital Radio Signals Volume 2 (ADRS 2).

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Four New Features We’ve Added to ADMIRALTY Digital Publications That Aid Passage Planning (Part 1)

Date: June 5, 2014

 

We regularly add new features to all our electronic ADMIRALTY Nautical Products & Services, allowing you to take full advantage of the latest benefits in digital passage planning and navigation.

ADMIRALTY Digital Publications (ADP) is one of the latest products to receive one of these upgrades, with Version 14.1 helping you to simplify your passage planning tasks.

Here we take a look at viewing ADP products as an overlay in Planning Station‘s Applications Screen and using ADP’s Print Preview function to display compliance. Make sure you revisit the blog next week when we discuss the Marine Service Area Menu that’s been added to ADMIRALTY Digital Radio Signals Volume 6 (ADRS 6) and the recent release of ADMIRALTY Digital Radio Signals Volume 2.

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Register for one of our free-to-attend seminars on ECDIS Implementation, Policy and Procedures at Posidonia

Date: May 28, 2014

We’re pleased to announce that the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) will be holding a series of free-to-attend ECDIS Implementation, Policy and Procedures seminars at Posidonia 2014. Led by Captain Paul Hailwood, an internationally renowned expert on ECDIS and integrated bridge operations, the UKHO’s ECDIS seminars have been designed to help give all parties within the shipping industry a better understanding of how best to implement ECDIS.

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How to Install Your ADMIRALTY Digital Publications 3 Month Free Trial

Date: May 20, 2014

You can now experience all the benefits of using our ADMIRALTY Digital Publications (ADP) by installing our free 3 month trial.

ADMIRALTY Digital Publications help to reduce time and effort spent making manual corrections by giving you fast, accurate updates and easy access to information you need. ADP also provide the same compliance as traditional ADMIRALTY paper-based Nautical Publications and are approved by the Flag States of the majority of ships trading internationally. The full range, which now includes ADMIRALTY Digital Radio Signals Volume 2, is available for use during the trial.

Tags: Admiralty, Admiralty Digital Publications, digital navigation, Facebook, maritime, Navigation, Shipping, UKHO

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Charting Da Nang, one of Vietnam’s fastest growing ports

Date: May 15, 2014


In line with the rapid expansion of the Vietnamese maritime sector, the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office is expanding and updating its range of ADMIRALTY Nautical Products & Services in the area. In this blog we focus on the growing need for accurate planning and navigational information in the port of Da Nang – a major port covered by our new range of ADMIRALTY charts.

Tags: Admiralty, Charts, electronic navigational charts, ENC, standard nautical charts, UKHO, United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, Vietnam

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Keeping pace with Vietnam’s rapid growth

Date: April 3, 2014

Recently the UKHO expanded and updated its range of ADMIRALTY nautical products & services, with a focus on the busy shipping waters of Vietnam. Here, we take a look at the country’s rapid growth, the recent investment in its port infrastructure and what this means for ships trading in Vietnam. 

Tags: Admiralty, electronic navigational charts, ENC, ocean routing charts, SNC, standard nautical charts, UKHO, United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, Vietnam

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