Entries by gmorales

Professor David Last, World Renown PNT Authority, Presumed Lost At Sea

  Just before 13:00 GMT yesterday a private plane piloted by former President of the Royal Institute of Navigation, Professor David Last, disappeared from radar and impacted the sea approximately two miles off the coast of Wales. On-going search and rescue efforts have recovered pieces of wreckage and personal effects. Professor Last was one of […]

Maritime Resilience and Integrity of Navigation

MarRINav consortium members Mike Fairbanks and Bob Cockshott FRIN explain the need for a resilient high-integrity PNT solution for maritime navigation in the UK, and outline what is being done to achieve this. This item was originally published in the Royal Institute of Navigation’s Navigation News and is reproduced by kind permission. For more information on the RIN […]

The project aims to explore the vulnerabilities of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS).

What is MarRINav? MarRINav (Maritime Resilience and Integrity of Navigation) is a European Space Agency project run in partnership with a consortium of organisations led by NLA International which comprises The General Lighthouse Authority, University of Nottingham, University College London, Taylor Airey, Terrafix, London Economics and the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN).   What are the project […]

GPS Spoofing: What’s The Risk for Ship Navigation? – Ship Technology

GPS spoofing – or GNSS spoofing more accurately – is a much-discussed cyber-threat to ship navigation systems. With the potential for paralysed shipping lanes, collisions and even untraceable piracy incidents, what is the current state of play between the shipping industry’s cyber-defences and the malicious actors who aim to cause chaos through GPS spoofing?