The Council of the European Union has reached agreement on a proposal to bring together all reporting formalities associated with a port call across all Member State’s different ports, under a system called a European maritime single window.
The STM (Sea Traffic Management) Validation project has welcomed a sixth shore centre to its European testing network, with Tallinn VTS joining the project as the first shore centre to come onboard outside of the initial five-strong EU-funded grouping.
Classification society ClassNK has released a new software system for the reporting, monitoring and verification of shipping CO2 emissions in line with the IMO DCS regulations that will come into effect in 2019, an addition to its existing ClassNK MRV Portal.
The European Commission has adopted a proposal to promote increased harmonisation of ship reporting requirements when calling at ports within the EU, including the development of a common IT system for data exchange.
The Latin America Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre, part of a global network established under an IMO-EU project, has been launched in Panama.
Korean Register (KR) has launched the second edition of its fleet management software program ‘KR e-fleet v2’, which is now being made available free of charge to all of KR’s ship owning and operating customers, covering more than 3,000 vessels.
Vissim and the Finnish Transport Agency, backed by the EU-funded EfficienSea2 project, have partnered on a digital route sharing mechanism to allow different VTS systems in the Baltic to efficiently share information.
VAF Instruments’ IVY propulsion performance management system has been granted certification for use in compliance with the European Union’s Monitoring Reporting and Verification (MRV) regulation requirements.
Maritime technology start-up We4Sea, developers of a Cloud platform focussed on increasing fuel efficiency and lowering emissions, has been certified by Verifavia for use as an EU MRV emissions monitoring system.
Emissions verification company Verifavia has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the Liberian Registry to conduct verification of processes for IMO DCS (data collection system) and EU MRV (monitoring, reporting and verification) on Liberian-flagged vessels.
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