Issue 6061 - February 2014

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No. 60 & 61 - March 2014 

Table of contents

  • From the Chairman
  • From the Federation
  • Membership News
  • International News
  • Fellowships and Emeritus Membership
  • In Memory of - Ernie Bille | Alan Wright
  • Around the Regions - South West
  • Around the Regions - Southern
  • Around the Regions - East Anglia | Middle East
  • Around the Regions - International | Scotland
  • Around the Regions - Stduent & New Graduate
  • Ping - Philip Crump
  • Recollections - of Leadline Sound in the Port of London
  • Short Feature - Calling All Seafarers (View the presentation on the Secchi Disk App)
  • Feature - What Do You Actually Do? The mysterious world of the clients' rep 
  • Feature - The Transition from Paper to Digital Navigation: Caveat Navigatior
  • Charting Progress
  • Events in Focus - CHAS 2013, MMF52, The Blue Economy, Digtal Hydro, MMF53
  • Education
  • Calendar
  • Contacts

Cover: The octagonal C-listed Roundhouse and former Navigation Control Centre on the North Breakwater at Footdee, Aberdeen built c.1798.

© Colin Walker. Colin is a Senior Survey Engineer with InterMoor Marine Services Ltd.

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