Ship management company V.Group has produced a series of discussion papers entitled ‘Life After Lockdown’.
Seafarer training will change significantly as a result of the coronavirus pandemic predicts crew manager Henrik Jensen.
The Coronavirus pandemic is leaving the maritime and offshore energy sectors vulnerable to cyber-attack, with Naval Dome citing a massive 400 per cent increase in attempted hacks since February 2020.
Inmarsat is ramping up its response to COVID-19 with additional initiatives to improve seafarer wellbeing. These initiatives include further collaboration with ISWAN (International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network) and maritime charities, the launch of a new chatcard and the wider roll-out of a COVID-19 video telemedicine call service.
DNV GL has launched a new certification in infection prevention for the maritime industry. The release of this custom certification aims to help the maritime industry resume operations better prepared for COVID-19 or other emerging pathogens. Genting Cruise Lines is the first customer working towards the CIP-M certification for its vessel “Explorer Dream” under the Dream Cruises brand.
Adonis AS, global providers of HR systems for the maritime industry, is introducing infrared facial scanning and pre-boarding checklists in the Adonis Maritime Suite to mitigate health risks and allow organisations to safely resume their business operations.
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and Alexander Buchmann, managing director, of Hanseaticsoft is urging shipping companies to make better use of technology onboard to support mental wellbeing both during the COVID-19 crisis and in the future.
The Mission to Seafarers has published a COVID-19 special issue of its Seafarer Happiness Index report, which shows a growing feeling of confusion from crew changing as the landscape shifts around them.
ChartWorld is offering its CIO+ Information Overlay Service free of charge to all vessels until the current crew exchange process has been resolved.
Kale Logistics Solutions, an Logistics IT solutions partner for Fortune 500 companies worldwide, is offering a free trial of its electronic delivery order (e-DO) service to support shipping lines and freight forwarders to continue with their business operations during COVID-19.
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