Denmark has moved to digital certification of ships, transitioning from the traditional paper based system to using electronic certificates from 24 June 2016.
The Liberian Registry, in partnership with Prevention at Sea Ltd, a Cyprus-based maritime compliance technology company, has launched a new software product designed to replace traditional paper oil record books (ORBs) and to facilitate correct ORB entries in electronic format.
The Panama Marine Authority has confirmed the Transas Electronic Logbook as equivalent to a paper logbook for use on board ships registered under the Panamanian Flag.
InterManager has thrown its weight behind moves towards the 'paperless ship', as well as the introduction of minimum manning levels, following a meeting during Nor-Shipping 2015 in Oslo.
Kongsberg Maritime has introduced a range of new bridge and navigation technology systems, on the back of last week's Nor-Shipping exhibition in Oslo.
Norway’s NAVTOR and Sweden’s Nautic AB are teaming up to create a new business entity that will combine the respective digital and paper publications of both companies.
Oceans HQ reports that the Gibraltar Ship Registry is deploying its Vessel HQ and Seafarer HQ platforms to aid on board administration and certification management.
Classification society Korean Register has released the latest version of its KR-CON software, enabling users to add their own notes, memos and bookmarks to IMO codes and conventions.
Paperless trade provider essDOCS reports that the first ever CargoDocs Bank Payment Obligation Plus (BPO+) transaction has taken place, facilitating an iron ore shipment from Australia to China.
Chart distributor Nautisk has launched its new NaviTab system, a product which aims to replace a vessel’s onboard Navigational Publication library with an electronic database housed on a tablet computer.
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