UK MCA: Passenger information onboard to be digitally reported

UK MCA ran a consultation and concluded to a new method by which passenger numbers and passenger information is required to be transmitted; By December 20 2023, for vessels to which the regulations apply, passenger numbers must be reported digitally to the relevant authorities either via the National Single Window (‘NSW’) or via the ship’s Automatic Identification System (‘AIS’). 

The digital revolution in crewing

Shipping’s digital transformation has already advanced, leaving the “cautious” behind with a disadvantage. It is important to bring value by adding the data and tech component, especially to crewing, which is a dynamic environment, argues Mrs Nadia Alegra, Business Development Manager at Seafair manning agency and crewing software provider.

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