ABS has announced the launch of e-Certificates, digital equivalents of traditional ABS paper certificates which will now be made available to ABS’ entire classed-fleet, subject to individual Flag Administrations’ authorisation.
The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has published a new edition of ADMIRALTY Ocean Passages for the World (NP136), incorporating information on the world’s busiest trade routes, and routes of increasing importance due to shifting macroeconomic trends, based on analysis of global AIS tracking data.
NAVTOR’s digital chart table, NavStation, will now have UKHO’s ADMIRALTY e-Nautical Publications (AENPs) integrated into its software, via a new option within the upcoming NavStation 4.1 release.
Evergreen Line has introduced two new ‘Intelligent Services’ for electronic data transfer among container shipping supply chain stakeholders, including an i-B/L (Bill of Lading) and i-Dispatch, a system that delivers a variety of additional digital documents generated during cargo transactions.
Bureau Veritas reports that it has now begun issuing both classification and statutory certificates in digital formats, following successful pilots of the electronic documentation with ship owners and flag states.
DNV GL reports that it has now passed the threshold of having issued 50,000 electronic class and statutory certificates, with more than 6,000 vessels of the classed fleet now trading with one or more digital certificates.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has expanded its range of digital services for ships visiting the port, as the organisation reaffirmed its commitment to keeping Singapore at the forefront of technological innovation in the maritime sector.
Norway-based navigation technology company Nautisk has released an updated version of its digital navigation publication library, NaviTab.
Container shipping company Transmar Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of IACC Holdings, has joined the INTTRA network to expand its electronic booking and shipping instructions processing capabilities in the Middle East, Red Sea, Arabian Gulf and East Coast of Africa.
DNV GL reports that it has begun the roll out of IMO-compliant electronic class and statutory certificates across its entire fleet, following years of work on pilot projects with owners and flag administrations to test and gain acceptance for the use of electronic certificates.
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