Inmarsat receives SAFETY4SEA Technology Award

SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce that Inmarsat has received the 2018 SAFETY4SEA Technology Award at a prestigious award ceremony which successfully concluded on October the 2nd at Yacht Club of Greece in Athens, the evening ahead of the SAFETY4SEA Conference.

Online source to help with Subchapter M compliance

USCG informed that the TugSafe Lite has been expanded and retitled TugSafe Central. TugSafe Central is an online source for Subchapter M compliance requirements and guidance. However, TugSafe Central should not be used as a standalone source to determine compliance with Subchapter M. 

How to achieve EU GDPR compliance in shipping

North Club highlighted the steps to be taken by the industry ahead the EU General Data Protection Regulation, which enters into force in May 2018. The GDPR will update current data protection legislation by requiring businesses who deal with EU citizens to be transparent about how they use their data. The costs of non-compliance are potentially very high.

LR launches programme to accelerate safety in shipping

The Lloyd’s Register announced launch of the Safety Accelerator programme to remove barriers preventing industry uptake of cutting-edge safety and risk solutions. The LR Safety Accelerator will bring together technology companies and industry to test innovative digital solutions to critical safety and risk challenges.

DNV GL advises on dynamic risk assessment

As traditional risk management practices involves operators navigating large static risk reports, in addition to handling massive amounts of data, DNV GL launched a position paper showing how risk assessments can be made more dynamic, to provide improved and real-time decision support during operations.

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