28.09.2017
WXTIDE32 — TIDES AND CURRENTS

WXTide 32 is one of the most popular and simple programs used for the tide and current prediction. It can predict tides from 1970 to 2037 using almost ten thousand stations (including 160 of them located in United Kingdom) and, in addition to that, more than three hundred tidal current stations.

The software has originally been developed for the interactive use; however, it can be easily used from other programs. Each of the graphic modes features separate display options as well as window settings. The users are now enabled to add custom tides and subordinate stations.

Taking into account the fact that this software is intended for free distribution, there is no need to crack it or pay for any additional codes or installation passphrases. We would highly recommend this compact yet useful program for both practical use and for training purposes. The software is fully self-contained, it means that nothing else is required. It has been tested and proven workable on all Windows platforms.

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24.09.2017
OPENCPN V.4.1.1028 FOR ANDROID

The version of the popular OpenCPN software developed for Android. As it is the case with the regular windows versions, it enables users to create concise chart plotters and navigation software; the program may be used underway or as a planning tool.

Same regular features are available in this release - single-chart, quilted, Chart-up, Course-up display modes, waypoint navigation, support of the most popular formats, OpenGL support, weather routing, AIS input and support for SAT and auto MOB handling, autopilot output support, and so many other useful and necessary functions.

As usual, this software is multilingual with more than twenty languages supported. Note that the version 4.8.0 for Windows and for Mac including all necessary plugins and chart support are also available for download and ready use.

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24.09.2017
OPENCPN V.4.8.0 STABLE FOR WINDOWS AND MAC OS

This very latest stable 4.8.0 release of the open-source OpenCPN software intended to be used for the marine navigation and work on Windows and Mac. The huge number of features of this nav software includes waypoint navigation, route navigation with enabled vessel tracking function, single-chart, quilted and moving-map display modes, support of the autopilot output, anchor watch, alarm functions, incorporated great circle routing, various display themes, as well as numerous plugins and AIS support; this program was developed to support BSBv3 raster and S57 nautical charts as well as CM93 vector charts; BSB4 and NV-chart formats may also be supported by using appropriate plugins.

In short, all available plugins and chart support have been included in the pack. The developers provided the multi-language support including more than twenty languages. There is no need for any type of activation or registration. Nor you will have to send messages to activate it. Note that we have the android app also available. In addition, note this pack includes all files to work on both Windows and Mac platforms.

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22.09.2017
NAUTICAL CALCULATORS

Here is a brilliant compilation of thirty three nautical calculators that have been specifically collected in one folder for users convenience. These calculators may be used for solving nautical equations and conversions; they may also serve as a practical reference material for the navigator.

Each of the pages represents one self-contained JavaScript program. There is no need to install anything. the only thing user is expected to do is to open a corresponding file and start making calculations.

The calculators contained in the set may be used for calculating altitude correction and air temperature, relative humidity and dew point, altitude correction for atmospheric pressure, geographic range, speed for measured mile, traverse, distances, compass error from amplitudes observed on the visible horizon, longitude and latitude factors, great circle sailing, barometer measurement conversions and do so many other calculations. Note that the size of the set is next to nothing so just download it and save somewhere for the future use if required.

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17.09.2017
MARINER'S OFFICE 5.1

This relatively compact but very useful software is very user-friendly and specifically designed to be used when performing draft surveys, passage panning and conducting the lashing calculations intended to help Ships' Officers as well as Marine Surveyors.

The program Mariners Office is easy to operate using either computer mouse or keyboard and complies with all recently released United Nations ECE standards and Maritime Safety Committee 2013 edition of the "Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing" applicable to the draught surveying.

Note that the results obtained during the calculations can easily be printed to virtually all standard printer types so that you have a hard copy. An excellent application which we would recommend you to have readily available in case you intend to plan your future passage, perform the draft survey or calculations associated with the lashing.

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17.09.2017
MARITIME COMMUNICATIONS

The Maritime Communications software is designed to be run on both Windows and Mac platforms, which is one of its advantages. This is a very useful interactive multimedia application used to attain and refresh your knowledge of GMDSS. The software is aimed to give the user necessary theoretical knowledge to pass the GOC, standing for the General Operator's Certificate examination.

The program contains various relevant photographs, text and narration guides, and even interactive animations included make it more user-friendly and let the users easily get much better understanding of GMDSS. Absolutely recommended for all persons engaged in ship navigation, radio communications and operation or maintenance of the GMDSS-related radio equipment on board the ship, they will find all information they need in this program and may consider themselves duly trained, subject to the satisfactory completion of all modules.

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16.09.2017
KONGSBERG MARITIME CRUISE VIDEO

This excellent video is showing the very latest achievements in shipping industry. It sheds some light on what Kongsberg Company can offer to the cruise shipping industry in order to make the ship handling and navigation safer and more effective as well as care about the environment and keep the highest level of passenger comfort.

It addresses bridge navigation and dynamic positioning as well as maneuvering. Regardless of the conditions, you will always be in control. The subject system has been designed to please. It is used not only for planning but also for executing a max pleasant voyage, route optimization without having to compromise on the comfort of the passengers on board the vessel, safe maneuvering; the Green DP allows to reduce fuel consumption...

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10.09.2017
GMDSS HANDBOOK

The main intent of the GMDSS Handbook is to provide all interested persons with thorough and detailed explanations of the major technical principles upon which the whole system is based, as well as the operational performance standards plus the method of operations/procedures for the huge number of radio services forming the System, including the Master Plan, in a single and very comprehensive publication.

The Handbook is presented in .chm format allowing for much easier search and navigation while maintaining small size of the file. Apart from the main content, there are eight annexes providing additional information, such as the relevant MSC and COM circulars, GMDSS Master Plan, excerpts from various radio regulations directly relating to GMDSS, general requirements applying to the radio equipment, COSPAS-SARSAT, WARC-Mob-87/WARC-92 regulations, and a wealth of other valuable information and system data.

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