Online freight forwarder iContainers says a year of uncertainty awaits the shipping industry, with many issues surrounding IMO 2020, Brexit, and the US-China trade war far from being resolved.
The IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee’s (MSC) 100th session has been completed, with progress reported by the committee in the Organization’s regulatory scoping exercise on maritime autonomous surface ships.
ClassNK reports that it has released an updated software system that calculates and analyses a ship’s speed for Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) calculation in line with the latest revised IMO guidelines.
Classification society ClassNK has released a new software system for the reporting, monitoring and verification of shipping CO2 emissions in line with the IMO DCS regulations that will come into effect in 2019, an addition to its existing ClassNK MRV Portal.
Total Marine Solutions (TMS) and TGM Fleet & Consulting Services (TGM) have signed a memorandum of understanding to support the integration of port specific information into TMS’ Ocean Guardian product.
ChartCo has announced the launch of a new e-navigation and compliance platform called OneOcean, incorporating data from its existing environmental management systems to help crew plan the handling of waste and minimise the risk of a faulty discharge, as well as integrating its passage planning and document management applications.
Hanseaticsoft has released a new Garbage Disposals module for its Cloud Fleet Manager (CFM) web-based software platform, designed to assist shipping companies in keeping track of all waste, sewage and sludge disposals, across all vessels.
MSC Cruises has announced a deal with Total Marine Solutions to roll out the Ocean Guardian environmental compliance management software system across all ships in its fleet, following the successful completion of shipboard trials.
Marine Press, Total Marine Solutions and Brenock have announced a new partner agreement which will see Marine Press add Total Marine Solution’s Ocean Guardian application as an embedded software in its SeaPassage package of e-navigation systems.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has confirmed that it has begun work to examine how the operation of autonomous ships could be addressed within IMO instruments.
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