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ECDIS is Not a Replacement for Terrestrial Navigation

Jun 19, 2023

I guess it was only a matter of time. After years of debating whether or not Celestial Navigation should be taught it is now time to debate the relevance of Terrestrial Navigation. The argument is same: why do I need to know this if there is technology available to do it for me?The answer is also the same. If you want to be a professional mariner than your knowledge base and skill sets should far exceed that of a weekend boater that follows the direction of their chart plotter around the bay…

Tor Svanes, "Mr. ECDIS", Chronicled in New Book

Dec 13, 2021

NAVTOR CEO Tor Svanes is 'Mr. ECDIS', at least that't the title he's been given in a new book charting his life story as well as his role in the development of maritime e-Navigation. Author Tønnes H. Gundersen details the voyage that took Svanes…

Integration is Everything

Oct 20, 2020

If you truly want to unlock the value of data you have to adopt a joined-up approach, says Tor Svanes, CEO NAVTOR. Fail in that, he argues, and you’ll fail to get the competitive advantage your business needs.If you go for a full check-up at the doctor’s they won’t just measure your weight…

E-Navigation is the Future of Shipping

Mar 24, 2020

Trading worldwide without electronic tools is no longer an option, young navigators and crew are switched on to digital technology and they want to have this new technology at their fingertips rather than the messy, slow and labour and paper-intensive methods of the past…

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