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ADMIRALTY e-Navigator Planning Station and ADMIRALTY Gateway Products Will Be Retired January 2021

Monique Dean | Thu, Feb 27, 2020, 04:02 PM EST

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is known for specializing in handling marine geospatial data. It's a world-renowned center of hydography that helps mariners to meet carriage requirements and have safe and profitable voyages.   After decades of aiming to protect lives at sea, UKHO has announced all versions of ADMIRALTY...

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Guidelines on Fatigue, 2019 Edition

Monique Dean | Mon, Feb 03, 2020, 12:02 PM EST

The Guidelines on Fatigue, 2019 Edition is now available for purchase.   What’s it for? The International Maritime Organization approved revised guidelines on fatigue is to assist all stakeholders to contribute the mitigation and management of fatigue. These guidelines were developed to inform each party that has a direct involvement...

All About, fatigue, Fatigue Monitoring Tools, Guidelines, IMO, Life At Sea, Lifesaving, Maritime Safety, Port State Control, Prevention, Procedures, protection, Safety, Seafarer Mental Health, seafarers, security, ship designers, Ship owners, SOLAS

Code on Intact Stability 2008, 2020 Edition Now Available

Monique Dean | Mon, Feb 03, 2020, 12:02 PM EST

The newest edition of International Maritime Organization Code on Intact Stability 2008 (IS Code), 2020 Edition is now available for purchase. What’s it for? The IS Code includes fundamental principles such as general precautions against capsizing (criteria regarding metacentric height (GM) and righting lever (GZ)); weather criterion (severe wind and...

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NOAA Announces The End Of Production For Paper Nautical Charts

Monique Dean | Wed, Dec 04, 2019, 02:12 PM EST

“These chart backup files will look somewhat different than traditional paper nautical charts, but will provide a similar functionality…” – NOAA The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is undertaking a five-year program to cease all raster and paper nautical chart production including production of all NOAA paper nautical...

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IMSBC Code and Supplement, 2020 Edition Now Available

Monique Dean | Wed, Nov 27, 2019, 11:11 AM EST

The new edition of International Maritime solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC Code) & Supplement, 2020 Edition is now available for purchase. What’s it for? The IMSBC Code was adopted on December 4, 2008 by resolution MSC.268(85) and came into force on January 1, 2011. The present edition incorporates amendment 05-19, which...

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World Maritime Day 2019 Theme: Empowering Women in the Maritime Community

Monique Dean | Fri, Sep 27, 2019, 10:09 AM EDT

The United Nations (UN), via the International Maritime Organization (IMO), created World Maritime Day to celebrate the international maritime industry’s contribution towards the world’s economy, especially in shipping. The event’s date varies by year and country, but it is always to be celebrated on the fourth Thursday of September.  ...

All About, development, Economic Growth, Education, gender equality, Global Trade, IMO, Industry Events, Industry News, Maritime, Maritime Industry, Safety, UnitedNations, Women Empowerment, World Maritime Day

2 Volume Set Now Available For The IMDG Code 39-18 (2018 Edition)

Monique Dean | Thu, Sep 05, 2019, 02:09 PM EDT

The goal of the IMDG Code is to enhance the safe transport of dangerous goods by sea and protect the marine environment. With this, the code is updated to ensure that it keeps up with the rapid expansion of the shipping industry. The IMDG Code, 2018 Edition (incorporating Amendment 39-18)...

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2019 Marine Regulations You Need To Know About

Monique Dean | Thu, Aug 29, 2019, 03:08 PM EDT

2019 has been a busy year for the maritime world. Over the past two decades, the shipping industry has grown exponentially, currently serving almost 80% of global trade. Ships are not only becoming larger and faster, but they are also rapidly increasing in quantity.     Here are the three...

All About, Global Trade, IMO, Industry News, International Regulations, Management Plan, Marine, Maritime, Maritime Compliance, Maritime Industry, Maritime Safety Committee, MARPOL, Regulations, SOLAS, Vessel

New Edition Available For The IMPA Marine Store Guide

Monique Dean | Thu, Aug 29, 2019, 03:08 PM EDT

The latest version of the Marine Store Guide (MSG), 7th Edition – the essential reference tool published by International Marine Purchasing Association - now fully updated and revised is available for purchase.   What’s it for? The Marine Stores Guide is widely considered the world’s leading reference source for maritime...

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ECDIS As The Focal Point of E-Navigation

Monique Dean | Mon, Aug 05, 2019, 01:08 PM EDT

   Investing in ECDIS combines advanced functionality, smart navigation, with cost-efficient software. E-navigation is the most harmonized collection, integration, exchange, presentation and analysis of marine information on board and ashore by electronic means to enhance berth to berth navigation and related services for safety and security at sea and protection...

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New Released Version of The IMO-Vega Database, (v23.1), 2018

Monique Dean | Thu, Jul 25, 2019, 02:07 PM EDT

  IMO-Vega is an essential tool for anyone involved in shipping: shipowners and operators, shipbuilders, classification societies, casualty investigators, governments, insurers and underwriters, port authorities, surveyors and many others. The IMO-Vega Database (v23.1) 2018 is now available in two digital formats (electronic download and internet subscription).   What’s it for?...

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New edition now available for the IAMSAR Manual Volume III, 2019 Edition

Monique Dean | Thu, Jul 25, 2019, 02:07 PM EDT

  Mobile Facilities (volume III) is intended to be carried on board rescue units, aircraft and vessels to help with performance of a search, rescue or on-scene coordinator function and with aspects of SAR that pertain to their own emergencies.   What’s it for? The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and...

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NOAA encourages mariners to use ENC latest updates

Monique Dean | Fri, Jun 28, 2019, 04:06 PM EDT

NOAA released latest updates and other advantages that mariners can benefit from. Electronic Navigational Charts (ENC) are the main nautical chart of NOAA’s production and mariners are encouraged to prioritize using the new ENC data before other secondary options.    The following is a snippet of a news release from...

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UKHO Supporting The Blue Economy

Monique Dean | Mon, Jun 03, 2019, 04:06 PM EDT

Our oceans are critical to so many particular points of our day-to-day lives. Globally, we rely on our oceans for trade, food, and other valuable resources, as well as enabling environmental protection and international aid. As years go by, maritime transformation has evolved in many ways by the help of...

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Electronic Information Exchange Mandatory for Ports

Monique Dean | Wed, May 01, 2019, 12:05 PM EDT

"The new FAL Convention requirement for all Public Authorities to establish systems for the electronic exchange of information related to maritime transport marks a significant move in the maritime industry and ports towards a digital maritime world, reducing the administrative burden and increasing the efficiency of maritime trade and transport,"...

All About, Cargoes, Containers, Electronic Information Exchange, FAL Convention, IMO, Industry News, International Regulations, Maritime Safety, Popular, Port State Control, Regulations, Software

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