Classification society Korean Register has released the latest version of its KR-CON software, enabling users to add their own notes, memos and bookmarks to IMO codes and conventions.
Videotel has launched a new crisis management e-learning course, developed in cooperation with the IMO, Royal Caribbean, and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).
The UKHO reports that its digital publications have been approved for use in place of paper equivalents by the USA, Lithuania and Belgium.
The IMO’s Marine Safety Committee (MSC) met in London last week for its 94th session, with several IT issues on the agenda, including Iridium’s proposed move to become a GMDSS satellite provider.
Following a five-year review, the IMO Facilitation Committee has approved amendments to the Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic, 1965, which will introduce the mandatory electronic exchange of information on cargo, crew and passengers.
Iridium says it is moving closer to being recognised as a provider of mobile satellite communications for the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) after its application was approved by the IMO's Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR).
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is trying to assess the impacts of the new energy efficiency regulations on developing countries and their implications in terms of technology transfer.
China’s Transport Ministry has announced that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has ratified the performance standard of a receiver of the shipborne BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), state news agency Xinhua reports.
Iridium Communications today announced that it has formally submitted an application to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for the provision of mobile satellite communications in the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS).
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is urging the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to focus on developing a global CO2 reporting system before looking into efficiency indexing of ships.
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