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Paris MoU, Tokyo MoU announce CIC on ECDIS. The Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has announced that it will be conducting a concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) jointly with the Tokyo MoU.

Paris MoU, Tokyo MoU announce CIC on ECDIS

The CIC will focus on navigation safety, including Electronic Chart Display Information Systems (ECDIS).The Black Sea MoU will also participate in same CIC campaign. The campaign will be held for three months, beginning 01 September 2017 through 30 November 2017. During this time, Port State Control (PSC) Officers are expected to use a standard questionnaire, which will be published in August 2017. The new CIC was announced during Paris MoU 35th anniversary meeting in Poland, where many issues were discussed.

Also, the methodology for calculating flag and recognized organization (RO) performance, used for the targeting of ships for inspection, is being reviewed. BOURBON, Kongsberg Partner On Digitalization. BOURBON and Kongsberg Maritime will execute joint projects under a new partnership agreement to develop new ways of efficient operations in the offshore services industry, with a focus on digital solutions for connected and autonomous vessels.

BOURBON, Kongsberg Partner On Digitalization

The two companies have expanded their strategic partnership, signing a collaborative development agreement digitalization and autonomous vessel operation. The two companies will partner on projects to explore and implement technical and digital solutions to improve safety and optimize cost of operations, with a fast time-to market. Kongsberg will enable BOURBON to efficiently gain access to high quality aggregated data from the vessels and develop new ways of operating the vessels. BOURBON will enable Kongsberg to better understand client operations and get access to a wide range of data from its fleet, from communication, to cyber security, storage and management of vessel data.

La Marine qualifie le drone Serval sur BPC. Classnk Launches EU MRV Support Service. ClassNK subsidiary ClassNK Consulting Service Co., Ltd. said it has launched a support service for setting up an emissions monitoring plan (MP) in compliance with the EU monitoring, reporting and verification of CO2 (MRV) regulation.

Classnk Launches EU MRV Support Service

This regulation lays down rules for developing MP and submitting the emissions report for ships above 5,000 gross tonnage, arriving at, departing from or sailing within ports under the jurisdiction of an EU member state, regardless of the ship’s flag. An MP should stipulate the recording of a ship’s operation data collection method and management procedure in line with the ships’s current condition and a ship owner or an operator is to prepare and submit the MP to a verifier for each of their ships by August 31, 2017. New fleet performance management solution launched. BMT SMART (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, has launched SMARTNOON, a new solution aiming to deliver higher resolution vessel performance data, based on noon reports.

New fleet performance management solution launched

The system takes a vessel’s noon report as a starting point and then adds metocean data, AIS information and BMT SMART’s analytics, to provide ship owners and operators with the necessary insights, without the need for on-board installations and additional sensors, or disruptive changes to established operating behaviours. Peter Mantel, Managing Director at BMT SMART, states: “We recognise that there are various motivations for vessel performance management. World Maritime News. The implementation of the EU MRV is fast approaching, mandating the monitoring, reporting and verification of the CO2 emissions from ships larger than 5,000 gross tons that call at ports in the EU region.

World Maritime News

The EU regulation entered into force on July 1, 2015 and it requires shipowners and operators to prepare a monitoring plan for each of their ships that falls under the scope of the regulation. As the monitoring plan needs to be signed off by an independent verifier it should be submitted by August 31, 2017 at the latest. Data collection takes place on a per voyage basis and starts on January 1, 2018. It will reoccur annually, from Jan 1 to Dec 31. ExactEarth Launches Revolutionary Global Real-Time Maritime Tracking and Information Service. ExactEarth launches first global real-time vessel tracking service (CNW Group/exactEarth Ltd.)

exactEarth Launches Revolutionary Global Real-Time Maritime Tracking and Information Service

Facebook Twitter. Latest News - Copernicus Maritime Surveillance - Product Catalogue - EMSA - European Maritime Safety Agency. Inmarsat Offers Cyber Security Risk Assessment. Inmarsat is giving its full backing to a new joint working group formed by the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) to develop a coordinated position on cybercrime and its prevention.

Inmarsat Offers Cyber Security Risk Assessment

The maritime industry satellite service provider said that stakeholder unity was critical in meeting the unpredictability of the cyber security threat to shipping. IACS sees the JWG approach as key to driving pan-industry technical or policy initiatives forward where the issue identified affects not only IACS Members but other parts of the industry. ABS Nautical Systems Simplifies MRV Compliance. ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the offshore and marine industries, has launched ABS Nautical Systems NS Voyage Manager to simplify compliance reporting.

ABS Nautical Systems Simplifies MRV Compliance

The cloud-based, subscription application facilitates compliance with a range of environmental regulations, including the European Union (EU) Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) regulation for CO 2 emissions. “With EU MRV already in effect and additional regulations on the horizon, such as the International Maritime Organization’s Data Collection System requirement, operators need an easy way to manage the increasing volume of data required for reporting,” says ABS Chief Technology Officer and ABS Nautical Systems President Howard Fireman. “NS Voyage Manager is deployed quickly and accurately to collect data that supports regulatory compliance.” NAPA Launches Plug And Play, Zero Installation Fleet Performance Monitoring. NAPA, a world leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, today launched a new concept of ship performance monitoring.

NAPA Launches Plug And Play, Zero Installation Fleet Performance Monitoring

The new web service, NAPA Fleet Intelligence, will offer quick and easy access to high-accuracy performance monitoring for any vessel, regardless of ownership or charterer. For charterers and cash-strapped owners, it will deliver simple, transparent, affordable and accurate efficiency data to drive competitiveness and profitability with zero installation and zero disruption to operations. Available through a scaling subscription depending on the number of ships customers require data on, NAPA Fleet Intelligence delivers voyage-by-voyage analysis of fuel efficiency for any conventionally powered vessel dating back as far as January 2015.

Inmarsat is shortlisted for two Seatrade Awards - Inmarsat. Inmarsat is shortlisted for two Seatrade Awards 25 May 2017: Two Inmarsat services have been shortlisted for prestigious maritime awards in the Seatrade Awards, which recognise the success, ambition and innovation that inspires the future of the industry.

Inmarsat is shortlisted for two Seatrade Awards - Inmarsat

Fleet Xpress, Inmarsat’s ground-breaking maritime satellite service, has made the shortlist in the Digital Technology Award category. Launched globally in 2016, Fleet Xpress has already secured commitments for installation on over 10,000 vessels. Powered by Inmarsat’s Global Xpress network, its combination of Ka-band high-speed broadband and reliable L-band backup – delivered seamlessly by a single operator – has set a new standard for global maritime communications. SKF Extends Monitoring Platform for Ship Emission. SKF has extended its BlueMon environmental monitoring and mapping system to meet the maritime emission requirements of MARPOL 73/78 Annex VI. As the number of Emission Control Areas (ECAs) grows, and limits become stricter, ship operators are finding it increasingly difficult and time-consuming to stay compliant.

With the amendment of Annex VI of MARPOL 73/78 coming into force in January 2020, there is now even more reason to adopt SKF BlueMon’s automated approach to compliance. The existing SKF BlueMon product already focusses on Annex I. As well as collecting and analysing data from a variety of sensors, its mapping application visually relates measurements to the vessel’s geographical position in reference to relevant ECAs at any given time.

CMA-CGM signe avec Adani Ports pour opérer le nouveau terminal du plus gros port d'Inde. Piracy – Latest Asian Piracy Report Published.