Lloyd’s Register’s electronic certificates (eCerts) capability is being rolled out for new and existing vessels across the fleet on a phased basis.
FURUNO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (headquartered in Nishinomiya, Japan) is introducing, for the first time, a Magnetron-free chart radar/radar solution in both X-band and S-band configurations, with the addition of two new Solid-State X-band models: FAR-NXT 2xx8 radar and FAR-NXT 3xxx chart radar.
A new partnership between the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the World Customs Organization (WCO), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has been signed to support increased maritime digitalisation.
Iridium Communications has announced that a Letter of Compliance was signed by the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO), stating it has positively verified the operational and technical requirements as requested by the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for Iridium to provide Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) service.
North P&I Club has partnered with HudsonCyber to encourage its members to better understand their vulnerabilities to cyber risk and to improve their cybersecurity processes and systems.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has developed a new free online tool for software developers to create systems for exchanging the relevant data electronically.
GTMaritime has announced that it has seen significant growth in the use of its secure, maritime optimised email software and other cybersecurity solutions as shipowners and operators step up a gear to harden onboard networks and protect their ships from digital threats.
Veson Nautical has announced that new features are being added to its a cloud solution for fleet management, Veslink IMOS Platform, to help users navigate the IMO’s 2020 Sulphur regulation.
A mandatory requirement for national governments to introduce electronic information exchange between ships and ports has come into effect from April 8, 2019.
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has highlighted the need to consider seafarer training and standards as the use of technology in shipping evolves in the future, and the automation of tasks currently performed by humans continues to grow.
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