Mr. Makris, IT Director, Gourdomichalis Maritime, noted that the advances made on the maritime communications and bridge equipment during the last decade, have not been matched so far by improvements on the on-board software. He referred to a research conducted by AMMITEC among its members which gathered the 15 most important guidelines that apply to maritime software with the aim to enhance quality. Concluding his presentation, he informed the delegates that AMMITEC intends to start a campaign to raise stakeholders’ awareness of the benefits of quality software onboard and ashore.
BOEM has announced the denial of six pending geophysical and geological (G&G) permit applications to conduct airgun seismic surveys in the Mid- and South Atlantic Planning Areas of the Atlantic Ocean.
The Danish Maritime Authority has announced that now seafarers can manage and report their seagoing service digitally. Digitalising seagoing service is the first step taken to make it easier for seafarers to apply for certificates.
The forecasted snow and wind in Virginia was likely to create particularly hazardous conditions, to include zero visibility for those on shore and on the water. Therefore the port closed on Friday, January 6.
USCG has issued a policy letter which provides guidance that authorizes the utilization of a risk-based approach to prioritize and manage passenger vessel annual inspection activity.
Pollution | 31/12/15
MoEP inspectors discovered the pollution in July 2015, when they saw a large sulphur stain that had spread from a ship that was anchored.
The Bulletin outlines the Bahamas requirements for a FSE that is required in accordance with the provisions of STCW Regulation I/10, and the procedures for obtaining a Bahamas FSE.
The Panama Maritime Authority has published a circular in order to clarify some issues regarding its application forms for the Continuous Synopsis Record.
China plans combat drills in South China Sea23/03/2018
US, China trade war raises concerns for shipping23/03/2018
Injury during small boat operations23/03/2018
Building professional resilience: A quick guide23/03/2018
Port Corpus Christi to accommodate more Suezmaxes23/03/2018
- Cyber Security
LR, BLOC to create maritime blockchain lab23/03/2018
Port of Antwerp to promote onshore power for ships23/03/2018
- Loss Prevention
Largest salvage company created in Mediterranean23/03/2018
Fire-damaged 'Maersk Honam' will be towed to Jebel Ali23/03/2018
Port of Rotterdam builds Container Exchange Route23/03/2018