ISO released an environmental report assurance standard. Providing guidelines on assurance for environmental reports, the ISO 14016:2020 standard will help companies build trust and confidence into the data reported.
As 2019 comes to an end, the time has come for an annual review concerning smart shipping. This year, the shipping industry continued facing and taking part in major technological developments, providing maritime stakeholders with opportunities to explore new opportunities in the smart era in the field of autonomous vessels, connectivity onboard and cyber security, spreading the digitalization message across the whole industry.
The International Organization for Standardisation (ISO) announced the world’s first ISO approved drone standards, which will have a huge impact on the development of the drone industry on a global scale.
The International Organization for Standardization issued a new standard, ISO 14007, that can used by organizations to determine the environmental costs and benefits of their business activities and supply chains.
ISO informed that it has published the ‘ISO/PAS 23263:2019 Petroleum products — Fuels (class F) — Considerations for fuel suppliers and users regarding marine fuel quality in view of the implementation of maximum 0,50 % sulphur in 2020’.
To support anyone preparing for the 2020 sulphur cap, and specifically shipowners and operators, Muhammad Usman, LR’s voice on marine fuels, has created and answered a set of the most frequently asked questions. The questions regard the draft guidance, Ship Implementation Plan and ISO updates.
As RINA informed, the new ISO/IEC 20001-1: 2018 will replace its previous edition, which will stop being valid on September 30 2021. The transition period for the new IMO has started on September 30 2018. The standard aims to ensure guarantee service management integrated and aligned with different corporate strategies.
In 2018, once again new regulations took place in order the maritime industry to stay on the pulse and remain sustainable.Namely, the latest regulatory impacting the industry within the year include 26 major updates which will define the future of the industry.
As part of the increased use of drones worldwide, the ISO has published a draft version of the first ever set of standards for drone operations to apply globally, in a bid to make drone operations safer and more efficient. The rules are expected to be adopted worldwide in 2019 and to this end, ISO has invited professionals, academics and businesses to submit comments by 21 January.
Nor Shipping is targeting to achieve ISO 20121 certification from DNV GL. This ISO regards the Sustainable Events Management System Standard for Events Organisations. It is also an attempt to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goal 17, to revitalize global partnerships for sustainable development.
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