First Sonardyne navigator sale
Sonardyne has announced the first sale of its new SPRINT-Nav Mini navigator. Subsea technology specialist Seatronics has purchased the world’s smallest hybrid acoustic-inertial navigation instrument for its VALOR remotely operated vehicle (ROV), itself designed to be the smallest, most powerful and
Are ECDIS systems being used correctly?
An investigation of recent vessel groundings has led Danish and UK authorities to ask searching questions about current ECDIS training and system design. In investigations of groundings since 2008 in which Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) were the primary
Modular onshore beacons reduce logistics costs
Logistics in marine works are frequently more expensive than the equipment installed. This is certainly true with marine aids to navigation (AtoN) equipment in locations with difficult access. In some cases, the financially unpalatable proposition of placing equipment with helicopters is