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What to do in case of Gyro Failure

Gyro Compass is a mechanical device. With time they tend to fail. If such failure happens during navigation, pilotage, entering or leaving a port or in TSS, then following steps to be taken to avoid incidents. As per SOLAS Chp V, Regulation 19.2.5, A Gyro Compass or other means are required, to determine and display


Must know IMO Performance Standards RADAR

RADAR is an integral part of Navigational Equipment. And a piece of most used equipment used at the bridge. With proper use, RADAR is the best tool to avoid the collision. SOLAS Requirements for RADAR: Chp. V/ Reg 19.2.3 of SOLAS: – All ships of 300 GRT and upwards and passenger ships irrespective of size