Maritime News

Posted: Jun 21, 2023

IMO Sub-Committee on navigation, communications, search and rescue

DNV

The 10th session of the IMO’s Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications, Search and Rescue (NCSR 10) was held from 10 to 19 May. NCSR 10 approved guidelines on the communication of emergency and safety information on board ships to reflect the new radio installation requirements in SOLAS Chapter IV that enters into force on 1 January 2024
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Posted: May 12, 2023

Thrane & Thrane Mini-C LRIT Equipment

Bahamas Maritime Authority

This Technical Alert is issued by the Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) to highlight issues with Thrane & Thrane Mini-C LRIT equipment and provide advice on action to be taken.
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Posted: May 11, 2023

VHF marine radios with digital selective calling capability— automatic channel switching

AMSA Marine Notice

This marine notice provides information on how the automatic channel switching feature in VHF digital selective calling (DSC) radios may impact voice communications during safety critical operations.
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Posted: May 11, 2023

IGPS ROLLOVER TT-3026X

Transport Malta Technical Notice

The rollover effect on certain GPS equipment may generate errors in position’s date/time stamp as regards Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) reporting.
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Posted: Dec 19, 2022

Ensuring navigation bridge visibility

AMSA Marine Notice

This marine notice highlights the importance of ensuring navigation bridge visibility on all vessels sailing in Australian waters. Vessel operators, masters and navigational officers should take note of its content.
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