The IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) meets for its 99th session from 16-25 May, with its agenda to include a regulatory scoping exercise on Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships.
Bureau Veritas has introduced the first phase of its My Fuel Consumption software system, a Cloud-based web application offering a digital process to manage compliance with IMO-DCS (Data Collection System) and EU MRV (monitoring reporting and verification) regulations, which aim to track shipping CO2 emissions.
Korean Register (KR) has released the latest version of its KR-CON software for surveyors, shipbuilders and PSC officers, with the new launch of the 16th version of the application.
German software provider Hanseaticsoft reports that it has updated its Cloud MRV module to assist its users in compliance with the requirements of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) upcoming mandatory Data Collection System (DCS).
The Latin America Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre, part of a global network established under an IMO-EU project, has been launched in Panama.
Inmarsat’s new Fleet Safety product, a service incorporating FleetBroadband and a Maritime Safety Terminal (MST), has been recommended for Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) recognition after an International Maritime Organization (IMO) technical review.
The latest meeting of IMO’s Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR) concludes this week, focusing on core areas relating to safety at sea including GMDSS, e-Navigation and vessel tracking.
BIMCO and the international association for the marine electronics industry, CIRM (Comité International Radio-Maritime), have sent a proposal for an industry-wide standard for software maintenance to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), with the aim of making ships safer, preventing cyber security problems and saving on costs.
A new report published by The Danish Maritime Authority has called for changes in international maritime regulation to prepare for the introduction of autonomous ships.
IMO’s global maritime technology centre network, consisting of five Maritime Technology Cooperation Centres (MTCCs) across the world, has officially launched, with the aim of promoting ship energy-efficiency technologies and operations, and the reduction of harmful emissions.
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