Transas adds Piracy Information Overlay to navigation product portfolio

Transas Marine has added a Piracy Information Overlay (PIO) to its Navigation product portfolio. The piracy overlay is integrated into the Transas FleetView Online SSAS-tracking software and Navi-Planner 4000 voyage planning software. The piracy data is provided by Bergen Risk Solutions and is based on intelligence from several recognised and authoritative sources on sea piracy. […]

Detained Express 1 crew assisted by The Mission to Seafarers

The Mission to Seafarers has stepped in to assist the crew of MV Express 1 following its detainment last week in the port of Fowey, Cornwall. The Express 1 was towed into Fowey after suffering engine failure. The ship was then inspected by the Maritime & Coast Guard Agency (MCA), who discovered a number of […]

FTI Cruises chooses V. Ships Leisure for technical management

FTI Cruises has chosen V.Ships Leisure to take over the technical management and port operations of its MS Berlin. By outsourcing these operative departments, FTI Cruises said it could now focus more intently on its core business segments, sales and marketing. “V.Ships offers us excellent technical expertise as well as its economies of scale in […]

UKHO publishes Guide to ECDIS Implementation, Policy and Procedures

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has published a new Nautical Publication to support the transition to ECDIS. The ‘Admiralty Guide to ECDIS Implementation, Policy and Procedures (NP232)’ has been designed to allow informed decision-making by any individual or organisation responsible for the introduction of ECDIS aboard ship. It is also intended to provide an […]