Below are some maritime or nautical web sites that may be of interest to our users.
The Nautical Institute
"The Nautical Institute is an international representative body for maritime professionals involved in the control of sea-going ships."
"IMCA - The International Marine Contractors Association"
International trade association representing offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies.
The Royal Institute of Navigation
"The Royal Institute of Navigation."
The Honourable Company of Master Mariners
"A Livery Company of the City of London aiming to encourage high standards of conduct and ability in the British Merchant Navy."
"International Maritime Organization is the United Nations' specialised agency responsible for improving maritime safety and preventing pollution from ships."
The UK Maritime and Coast Guard Agency is responsible throughout the UK for implementing maritime safety policy, from coordinating search and rescue at sea to checking that ships meet UK and international safety rules.
"The International Dynamic Positioning Operators Association (IDPOA) is a not-for-profit, professional organization for Dynamic Positioning Operators (DPO’s) and related companies worldwide".
"Suppliers of bespoke British made chart work and navigation instruments to the maritime industries"
Dynamic Positioning Committee
"The Dynamic Positioning Committee’s mission is to encourage exchange of information, discussion of technology, training and education, foster improvement of DP reliability, develop guidelines, and address any other issues pertinent to dynamic positioning".
Dynamic Positioning Basic Net
"Dynamic Positioning DP Basic Systems. A free training e-learning resource. If you are considering a career in DP Class Ships you may find this useful.".
"The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology is an all-embracing professional body established to meet the needs of professionals - engineers, scientists and technologists - operating in the marine sector."
Offshore and Marine Jobs
Offshore and Marine Jobs is a simple free job board where you can post both resumes and jobs at sea and the maritime industry
Practical Chart work Introduction
"Chart work is one of the fundamental tools of the navigator. The practice of navigation and techniques used in navigation has changed remarkably over the last twenty years. ".