In the midst of digital technology continuously changing the landscape of the international shipping industry and how ships are operated, developer of smart water quality monitoring technology Rivertrace has published a new white paper on digitalisation, with expert insight into the evolution of smart water quality monitoring technology and electronic reporting methods.
The Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) has published data and process standards for the submission of shipping instructions and issuance of the bill of lading (B/L).
Interorient Shipmanagement has transitioned from traditional paper Oil Record Books (ORB) to using paperless, electronic ORBs through Prevention at Sea’s ɛ-ORB software application.
ABS Nautical Systems (ABS NS) has launched a digital solution that replaces traditional paper logbooks and brings a new dimension to compliance management through a browser-based experience.
OneOcean has launched LogCentral, a secure, easy-to-apply digital tool that aims to make collecting and sharing vessel data simple and quick. The tool can be used immediately with no prior training.
Lloyd’s Register’s electronic certificates (eCerts) capability is being rolled out for new and existing vessels across the fleet on a phased basis.
The UK government has made technological innovation a key element of its newly published Maritime 2050 strategy, which will include the creation of a ‘Maritime Innovation Hub’ at an as yet unnamed port by 2030.
Classification society Korean Register (KR) has confirmed that it has begun rolling out IMO-compliant electronic class and statutory certificates across its classed fleet, replacing their paper counterparts.
Hapag-Lloyd has appointed Poseidon Navigation Services as the supplier of all chart management services for the fleet managed by Hapag-Lloyd Hamburg, as part of a deal that includes Poseidon’s Challenger software platform to manage weekly updates for all Admiralty products, both paper and digital.
StormGeo reports that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Nautisk, a supplier of charts and publications to the merchant marine sector, from NHST Media Group, a deal which will see StormGeo integrate its routing and weather services with Nautisk’s digital navigation data offerings.
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