Monthly Archive: May 2004

Electronic Nautical Charts Developments 0

Electronic Nautical Charts Developments

Missed this one before, but in the Digital Ship Plus edition I mentioned yesterday there is also an interesting discussion (pdf, page 13) on electronic nautical charts. Although vector charts are generally preferred, there...

On-board Satellite Communications 0

On-board Satellite Communications

Two weeks ago there was a conference organized by Digital Ship, with one of the topics being on-board satellite communications. Although its main focus was on the larger shipping companies, some lessons can be...

Detecting Harmful Electricity 0

Detecting Harmful Electricity

Looking for a better way to detect stray electrical currents, and therefore prevent injuring swimmers or damaging underwater metals? Have a look at ESC’s DockTester, a winner of the the 2003 NMMA Innovation Award....

Boating Season Resolution 0

Boating Season Resolution

Some real-life lessons on boat electronics to be found in the latest Ocean Navigator marine electronics eNewsletter by Chris Parker, sailing from Bermuda to Puerto Rico. “Thereďż˝s often a deeper lesson, and here it...