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Introducing SPICA Pay As You Sail (PAYS) e-Navigation Software Solution

Charles Hays | Tue, Jun 16, 2020, 09:06 PM EDT

  SPICA PAYS is an advanced digital navigation software designed for any SOLAS-class marine vessels that use Electronic Chart Display Information System (ECDIS). The idea behind the creation of the SPICA PAYS software is to offer vessels and navigators an easy and straight-forward experience when mapping out their routes for...

Commercial Shipping, Digital Navigation, Digital Technology, E-Navigation, ECDIS, Electronic Navigation Charts, Nautical Charts, Navigation, Pay As You Sail, Ship Routeing, Software, SOLAS, SPICA, Vector Charts, Vessel

Coronavirus Outbreak Threatens the Shipping Industry As Ports Enforce Restrictions

Monique Dean | Tue, Mar 31, 2020, 03:03 PM EDT

Consumers and businesses alike rely on the shipping industry for a steady supply of food, fuel, and medication. The 2019-2020 novel coronavirus outbreak is affecting many countries, ports, and organizations.    Coronavirus disrupts shipping industry A lot of docks in China are blocked with arriving containers. Warehouses overflow with goods...

Commercial Shipping, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Economy, Health Inspection, IMO, Industry News, Mandatory, Maritime and Port Authority, Maritime Industry, Maritime Safety, Outbreak, Pandemic, Port Entry, Port State Control, Quarantine, Safety, Shipping Industry

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...

Admiralty, Admiralty e-Navigator Planning Station, Admiralty Gateway, All About, Charts, Commercial Shipping, Digital Technology, E-Navigator, Industry News, marine safety, Maritime, Maritime Industry, Maritime Safety, Nautical Products, Navigation, navigational safety, Software, Transition, UKHO

New ECDIS Cyber Security Regulations & Requirements Coming Soon

Monique Dean | Sat, Feb 08, 2020, 11:02 AM EST

As the maritime industry continues to grow and ECDIS software is linked to parties involved through ship’s communications, this creates higher risk of a malware or a cyber attack. There is now an urgent need to develop cybersecurity regulations for the maritime industry.     Ship owners, ship managers and engineers...

Admiralty, Carriage Requirement, Commercial Shipping, Cyber Security, Cyber Threat, Digital Navigation, Digital Technology, E-Navigation, ECDIS, Electronic Navigation Charts, ENC, malware, Marine Data, Maritime Industry, maritime technology, maritime transportation, Navigation, Software, software updates, SOLAS, Vessel

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...

All About, capsizing, Commercial Shipping, IMO, Intact Stability, Intact Stability Code, international code, International Regulations, IS Code, maritime, maritime guidelines, Maritime Safety, Precaution, ship captain, Ship Integrity, Ship owners, Ship Stability, shipping companies, USCG

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...

All About, Cargoes, Commercial Shipping, Environment, IMO, IMSBC Code, Industry News, International Regulations, Maritime, Maritime Compliance, Maritime Industry, Maritime Safety, Procedures, Regulations, Safety, Shipowners, 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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