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Christmas Opening Hours 2020

MERRY CHRISTMAS! CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS OPENING HOURS 2020/21 23rd December: 10am – 6:30 pm 24th December: 10am – 3.30pm 25th – 27th December: Closed 28th – 30th December: Normal Hours 31st December: 10am – 3.30pm 1st – 3rd January: Closed 4th January: Normal Hours Resume Normal Hours: Mon – Fri 10am-6.30pm

GMDSS for Dummies

GMDSS – The Idiot’s Guide Er, what is it? Global Maritime Distress and Safety System – a system of terrestrial and satellite communications to enable fast response to Distress situations at sea from shore-based resources. Why? And what is its history? Radio was first installed on ships around the turn of the 20th century. At the …

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Hong Kong Electronic Charts

Hong Kong Charts and Licensing Saga Recently Navionics announced that the Hong Kong Hydrographic Office (HKHO) had sent them a letter informing them that they had to remove the Hong Kong Chart data they were using as they had not paid a license fee for it. Navionics replied saying they were paying a license but …

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