The Danish Maritime Authority has launched a pilot project on digital certificates for seafarers with the Danish flagged Mumbai Mærsk.
A new survey from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) reveals that internet access for seafarers for personal use onboard ships is more widespread than previously imagined, while the positive benefits associated with this access outweigh the feared safety concerns around the technology.
V.Group has launched the first wave of its V.Crew Connect app in India, allowing seafarers to update their availability for their next assignment, sign contracts, and manage documentation online from any location.
Athens-based ship operators Goldenport Shipmanagement and Oceangold Tankers have integrated Evo News across their entire fleets to provide seafarers access to daily news. Evo News is a customised RSS package that delivers compressed news articles to vessels at sea.
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