APM Terminals Pipavav developed an online version of Form 13 required for each import/export container. Known as e-form 13, it can save up to 3 million kilometres of road trips and their carbon emissions each year. Previously at APM Terminals Pipavav, shipping lines collected documents to issue a completed Form 13 for each import/export container.
Stelios Koroneos, CEO at Soldecom, talks about the effects of digitisation in the shipping industry, highlighting that shipping has gone through a number of disruptions since the past, which required changes to the way that the whole sector is operating. Digitisation is now the new trend, but it requires vessels to be extensively retrofitted to comply with regulations, or else they will be scrapped.
Two members from the International Marine Contractors Association Secretariat will provide their contributions regarding eCMID Accredited Vessel Inspectors. Namely, MCA’s Technical Manager, Mark Ford, will update on the eCMID system, and Captain Andy Goldsmith will highlight reactivation of DP vessels.
UK-based University of Aberdeen, WFS Technologies, and OGIC launched a joint technology project to design and construct the world’s first ExtremeEdge OLM (On-line Monitoring) system for offshore subsea and platform structures. The cooperation seeks to deliver the first generation of real time fatigue monitoring system driven by AI.
Exis Technologies, along with TT Club and UK P&I Club announced the next phase of implementation of the Hazcheck Restrictions Portal. The portal aims to facilitate the operations of container shipping lines by simplifying the end-to-end management of dangerous goods booking processes.
Aberdeen’s Oil & Gas Innovation Centre has invested £300,000 in three new projects, which aim to improve efficiency and reduce costs in the oil and gas industry. The projects include an Intelligent Hydrate Tool, a new remote monitoring and analytics system and a flow control device to identify changes in fluids.
Bureau Veritas will release a cloud-based application to help operators comply with the upcoming regulations, and improve their energy efficiency. The app is called “My Fuel Consumption”, and Bureau Veritas will release its first phase. “My Fuel Consumption” aims to help with compliance, as it uses a digitized process throughout the various steps of IMO-DCS and EU MRV regulations.
The European Commission has launched a new electronic tagging standard to improve marine equipment safety. The new standard will use Radio-frequency identification and Data Matrix formatting. When the e-tag is fully deployed, it will make it easier for authorities to identify wrong certified or outdated equipment.
Together with AIS position and other information, the Tidetech data is integrated into NAPA’s Fleet Intelligence and Class-NK NAPA Green Monitoring programs, which use proprietary algorithms to provide a view of global performance and ship-specific performance analysis.
Bureau Veritas launched a digital application to help crewmembers prepare for port state control inspections, called “PSC Ready”. Specifically, PSC Ready assists ship operators be ready for port state control inspections. ‘PSC Ready’ is a cloud-based application, downloadable for both IOS and Android.
- Women in shipping
IMO workshop supports women in port management22/06/2018
First LNG carrier with full re-liquefaction system delivered22/06/2018
BSM, Columbia combine their global buying power22/06/2018
Spain received its first ever offshore wind turbine22/06/2018
Managing cyber risk requires a ‘top-down’ approach22/06/2018
Workshop boosts preparedness on HNS spills in Mediterranean22/06/2018
- Green Shipping
Port of Rotterdam, partners call for smarter use of biomass22/06/2018
- Maritime Knowledge
Learn from the past: The Princess of the Seas deadly sinking22/06/2018
Ship refused access to the Paris MoU region22/06/2018
Watch: IMO safety tips for ferries passengers22/06/2018