Jet-skier fined for riding at speed in busy port

A jet-skier has been prosecuted and fined almost £2,500 (GBP) for riding his jet ski at nine-times the speed limit within the port area at Southampton, UK on an exceptionally busy day. The incident happened when Cunard’s flagship liners, the QEII, QM2 and Queen Victoria, were in port. As statutory harbour authority, Associated British Ports […]

UKHO navigates a partnership with leading electronic chart suppliers

The UKHO (United Kingdom Hydrographic Office) has underlined its commitment to the future of safe shipping navigation by teaming up with navigational chart suppliers Kelvin Hughes and Transas. Fully pre-loaded with the UKHO’s Admiral Vector Chart Services (AVCS), both suppliers’ Electronic Chart Display Systems (ECDIS) will comply with the future mandatory implementation of AVCS by […]