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Met Office Shipping NOAA UK Buoy Wind Data: Synoptic Charts (Plus everything else you may need!) UK Live Wind Data & predictions:


MCA: The UK’s Maritime & Coastguard Agency: Department for Transport (DfT): MAIB: The UK’s Marine Accident Investigation IMO: UKHydrographic Office: IALA:


Roayal Institute of navigation : VTS: VTS Information:


Maritime Blog

An interesting and informative daily blog with news from around the Maritime Accident Casebook: Bob Couttie’s detailed analysis of many maritime accidents. You need to register to access the full site but registration is Marine Link A US site but updated daily with World Maritime

Maritime Log

Contains maritime history bulletin board, blogs, articles but also up to date maritime press cuttings are uploaded on this site. A very useful searchable archive

Tugs at war

DVD containing rare footage and interviews of tugs and crews and their vital but largely ignored role in WW2. Review coming

Merchant Navy.

Although the title of this site is Tees ships, the site contains hundreds of links to MN sites around the world. A bit tricky to navigate but that’s what you’re trained to do! Enjoy here HMS Worcester: There is a thriving Worcester Association and full details can be obtained via their website: