INTERTANKO's Navigation Working Group is a working group within the INTERTANKO Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee (ISTEC).

Its aim is to improve standards, layout, training, maintenance and operation of navigational equipment in general and to review particular issues in this field as necessary and required, to assist ISTEC in their deliberations. To review the working group terms of reference click here.

INTERTANKO members are encouraged to submit any issues pertaining to navigation to the Navigation Working Group (NWG) for further discussion and action, as they consider appropriate. Suggestions on such issues are below: 

  • Navigational hazards
  • Navigational equipment
  • Sharing ideas for improved safety of navigation
  • Training standards
  • Any other issues of interest related to navigational systems or related systems

Material of this kind may be sent to Dr Phil Belcher at 

Information that is of interest to the tanker industry as a whole will be published with the permission of the provider. INTERTANKO will remove any references to the company name and/or other type of identification, unless otherwise instructed.

Latest Navigation Updates

28.09.2012 - 11:36 GMT

Australian Maritime Safety Authority to host e-navigation usability workshop

To assist in the development of IMO’s e-navigation strategy implementation plan, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is hosting an e-navigation usability workshop on 5 and 6 March 2013 ...... More

14.09.2012 - 09:45 GMT

Industry recognises revised IMO Model Course for ECDIS

The IMO’s Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) Model Course (1.27) has been revised to ensure that navigators understand ECDIS in the context of navigation and can demonstrate al...... More

14.09.2012 - 09:40 GMT

First-class ECDIS workshop attracts full house to INTERTANKO office

An Admiralty workshop entitled 'Are you ready for the new ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems) regulations? Your nine stage guide to meeting the revised SOLAS requirements' was...... More

31.08.2012 - 09:52 GMT

ECDIS workshop in London for INTERTANKO Members, 12 September 2012 – register now!

We are pleased to announce that Admiralty, the UK Hydrographic Office’s commercial arm and public-facing brand, will be holding a workshop for INTERTANKO Members on Electronic Chart Display and...... More

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Dr Phillip Belcher
Director, Marine
P: +44 20 7977 7033

Adele Robinson
Assistant Manager, Marine
P: +44 20 7977 7010