Tag: Auto Pilot

Auto Pilot

Auto Pilot- Working, Use, Advantages, Limitations, Tests

What is Auto Pilot? NAVIPILOT- 4000 v1 The autopilot is equipment used to maintain the ship’s set course electronically and electrically for a long period of time when alteration of course is not required. The Auto Pilot is used when a ship has to steer a set course for a long time without alteration. This

Auto Pilot

IMO Performance Standards for Auto Pilots (Heading Control Systems)

Objectives Within limits related to the ships’s manoeuvrability the heading control system, in conjunction with its source of heading information, should enable a ship to keep a preset heading with minimum operation of the ship’s steering gear. A heading control system may work together with a track control system adjusting its heading for drift. A