Reminder on cyber risk management requirements for RMI-flagged vessels

RMI issued a safety advisory reminding that all RMI-flagged ships, including yachts, subject to the ISM Code, are required to integrate appropriate cyber risk measures into their SMS by the first annual verification of the company’s Document of Compliance after 1 January 2021. 

RMI alerts on fire incidents onboard commercial yachts

In 2019, four fire incidents occurred onboard RMI-registered yachts that resulted in the total constructive loss of the vessel, the Republic of the Marshall Islands Administrator informed, sharing key areas of concern and best practices. 

She of the Sea: Working for gender diversity in yachting industry

In line with a wider discussion on the importance of gender diversity in shipping, a special initiative called ‘She of the Sea’ is working to make the yachting industry more diverse, in line with IMO’s work to empower women in the maritime community.

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