Aids To Navigation News


Stockholm Fairway 'Smart Buoy' Powered by the Sun

Nov 24, 2021

A solar-powered 'smart buoy' is being tested in the Stockholm fairway as part of the Intelligent Sea EU project. Ports of Stockholm is testing smart navigational markers, among other things for improved efficiency of service and maintenance.  During the autumn a new solar-powered smart buoy was introduced into the Stockholm fairway, the fifth smart navigational marker in a series, and the last to be tested by Ports of Stockholm as part of the project…

Major Port Hedland Navigation Project Completed

Oct 03, 2023

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has completed a major A$15.5 million two-year project to repair and rejuvenate essential aids to navigation (AtoNs) off the coast of Port Hedland, Western Australia.AMSA commissioned the works following Severe Tropical Cyclone Veronica in 2019…

Port of Antwerp-Bruges Instals Radar Network

Jun 28, 2023

The Port of Antwerp-Bruges has launched extensive digital radar and camera network that scans the entire Antwerp port area.The system will become the backbone of safe and efficient shipping traffic, says the port, following the recently launched drone network…

ChartCo Opens New Office in Greece

Sep 17, 2019

ChartCo, the global provider of digital navigation and compliance solutions, has expanded its global network of offices to Piraeus, Greece to help provide dedicated support for customers in this region for the shipping industries.The global…

Aids to Navigation Training held in Cape Town

Aug 22, 2019

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) successfully hosted another IALA Level 1.1 Aids to Navigation Manager training course for six participants from Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and The Gambia. The course was held in Cape Town from 22 July to 16 August 2019…

GNS, StormGeo Partner in Voyage Optimisation

May 02, 2019

Global Navigation Solutions (GNS), provider of maritime navigation information for shipping companies, and the weather service provider StormGeo announced a strategic partnership to combine their industry-leading weather and navigation capabilities to benefit our shipping customers globally…

World’s First Purpose-Built Krill Harvesting Vessel Choose NAVTOR

Jan 28, 2019

Norwegian maritime industry completed the project of the world’s first purpose-built krill harvesting vessel  that has taken two years and included 40 Norwegian vendors.A press release claimed that Antarctic Endurance, the custom designed new-build is a one of a kind…

V.Ships Wins Magellan Explorer Contract

Nov 19, 2018

The global marine and offshore vessel management and support services provider V.Group said that its V.Ships Leisure unit has been awarded a contract by Antarctica21 for the technical management of the expedition vessel, Magellan Explorer.The…

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