Archivos Mensuales: julio 2016
THe Garmin GHS 20 with AIS.
Maintaining access to an AIS receiver while moving about on a large yacht has become a lot easier with the latest wave of wireless remote AIS receivers. While the main unit at the nav station is still transmitting your position on the high seas, it is comforting to know you do not have to be planted in a chair and staring constantly at the chartplotter in order to keep tabs on whatever is lurking out there at 0200 in the middle of a storm.
Some 12 years since the US Congress first recommended that the USA’s domestic towing industry improve safety, the final version of the so-called Subchapter M rule was finally published on 20 June 2016. The rule, which came into legal force a month later on 20 July, imposes new and extensive inspection and safety management requirements on a sector of the towing industry that has been subject to relatively little regulation up to now. Lee el resto de esta entrada