chapter  6
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Integrated bridge systems

The 20th century saw many milestones in terms of nautical events and much was learnt from such events for the benefit of those seafarers that came afterwards. Starting with events such as the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 with its impact on the Safety of Life at Sea, the use of wireless telegraphy and, continuing throughout the century, the increasing use of electronics and satellites for navigation and communication purposes.