Article Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) Annual Report 2021 published
published on 10 June 2022
Article First autonomous cargo ship faces 236-mile test in February
published on 1 September 2021
In just two decades from now, half of all domestic ships plying Japan’s coastal waters may be piloting themselves. That’s the ambitious goal of the Nippon Foundation, a public-interest organization backing the country’s development of ocean-traversing autonomous ships. It aims to see crewless ships make up 50% of Japan’s local fleet by 2040.
Video Marine Pilot at work in the port of Hamburg
published on 17 April 2020
How do marine pilots work? Example: Bringing a bulkcarrier alongside to „Hansaport“ in Hamburg. Here the tugboats „Prompt“, „Resolute“ and „Bulldog“ are involved. The master has to rely on the pilot. One reason is, that he can‘t know how to deal with these tugs. A maneuver like this is only safe, when the pilot has a lot of practical experience. A master who is doing a maneuver like this only about once or twice a month and each time with tugs he doesn’t know in areas he hasn’t been to...
Video CIOplus 2018
published on 2 September 2019
ChartWorld's Information Overlay+ service, CIO,+ builds on the success of our automated T&P NtM service launched last year. Additional features include safety and environmental overlays. CIO+ is the only service in the market which solves the problem of plotting missing T&P NMs into the ECDIS. CIO+ means that the T&P NM is already applied in a simple updated Chart