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Implementing e-Navigation

Implementing e-Navigation

By author: John Erik Hagen
Copyright: 2017
Pages: 220
ISBN: 9781630814922

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This one-of-a-kind new resource, written by an expert in the field, provides a comprehensive introduction to global e-navigation. This book presents the vision, development, and objectives of this strategy to increase awareness, safety, and security in the navigation of commercial shipping. Current equipment and practices of maritime navigation are discussed including ship reporting, shore based services, communications, and challenges in vessel travel services (VTS) and port areas. This book identifies performance gaps and demonstrates how to identify user needs as well as solutions through gap analysis. E-navigation architectures, solutions, and standards are explored.


Readers find useful insight into how new concepts of e-navigation are being adapted internationally and some of the difficulties that will need to be overcome. This resource focuses on the use of e-navigation in security, cyber security, environmental protection, communications, and global and technical standardization. Navigation equipment, systems, displays, bridge systems, and other current equipment and practices are explored in this book. Readers get a look into the future of e-navigation, including the impact that digital globalization, unmanned ships, and big data will have on this strategy.

Introduction to e-Navigation; Maritime Navigation-Current Equipment and Practices; Performance Gaps; E-Navigation Solutions; Standards; The Future.

  • John Erik Hagen

    is regional director at the Norwegian Coastal Administration. He pursued a career in the Norwegian Navy, attending office training school and received his degree from the Norwegian Defence University College. He has served as coordinator of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Correspondence Group and chairman of the IMO working groups on e-navigation.


Review by: Frances Baskerville, CIRM - August 1, 2017

The author has delivered an excellent story that describes the development of e-navigation clearly for readers throughout the maritime industry and beyond.

Review by: Kirsti Slotsvik, Norwegian Coastal Administration - August 1, 2017

If you wonder what the future of maritime navigation will be, you have now found the right book. You will sure find many of the answers here. You will also get the knowledge of how the vision of E-navigation was created, which processes led to it, who was involved in the work and getting an understanding of what E-navigation is and its advantages. Last, but not least; getting a glimpse of the solutions that will lead the shipping industry into the future of E-navigation.

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