Nowadays, sailors are well-trained to handle all modern navigation equipment to make sailing smoother and safer at sea. The vessel today is equipped with various advanced navigation systems that provide accurate voyage data. Thanks to modern facilities and automation.
This is an article which covers both old and new navigation equipment used by merchant ships.
Gyrocompasses are common on ships as gyroscopes. It uses an electrically powered, fast-spinning gyroscope wheel and frictional forces, among other factors, to determine true north by utilizing fundamental physical laws, gravity influences, and the Earth’s rotation. Because of its ability to detect true north rather than magnetic north, the gyro compass has become an indispensable instrument on almost all merchant ships and naval vessels.
A marine chart plotter is a system that allows ships to pinpoint their exact location and position in the water. It is now one of the most important and necessary marine products for safe navigation.
“Appreciation has the amazing habit of bringing more reasons to be grateful for.” Maritronics was acknowledged by Zenitel for the innovations and transformations bought into the maritime industry. They had exclaimed, Maritronics- Proud Maritime and Energy Partner.
The ballast water treatment & management system (BWTS) is designed to remove harmful organisms that enter ships through ballast tanks.
The purpose of ballast water on commercial ships, and how it affects the marine environment.
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