Toll-Free+1 (877) 999-3321

  • Wishlist (0)
  • Home
  •  »  The Mariner's Blog

The Mariner's Blog articles tagged with “Regulations”

USCG: Commandant Change Notice On Use of Electronic Charts and Publications in Lieu of Paper Charts, Maps and Publications

Charles Hays | Tue, Jun 23, 2020, 02:06 PM EDT

  Mariners rely on nautical publications for a successful voyage. Recommendations from the Navigation Safety Advisory Council have seen the Coast Guard update its electronic carriage policies for Vessel Traffic Service Rules, Inland Navigation Rules, and navigation publications in general. With the new changes, U.S. flagged vessels can now use previously...

Digital Navigation, Digital Technology, ECDIS, Electronic Navigation Charts, ENC, Industry News, Marine Geospatial Data, Maritime Industry, Maritime Safety, Nautical Charts, Navigation, Regulations, Software, USCG

Recently Added Publication - Procedures for Port State Control 2019, 2020 Edition

Monique Dean | Tue, May 19, 2020, 04:05 PM EDT

The newest edition of Procedures for Port State Control 2019, 2020 Edition along with the accompanying book is now available for purchase.   What's it for? The Port State Control is the inspection of foreign ships in national ports to verify that the condition of the ship and its equipment...

IMO, Maritime Compliance, Maritime Industry, MARPOL, MLC, New Edition, Port State Control, Procedures, Product News, Regulations, SOLAS, STCW

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...

All About, Carriage Requirement, Cartography, Commercial Shipping, Database, Digital Navigation, Digital Technology, E-Navigation, ECDIS, Electronic Navigation Charts, IMO, Industry News, Maritime Industry, Maritime Safety, Nautical Charts, Navigation, NOAA, Paper Nautical Charts, Raster Charts, Regulations, Vector Charts, Vessel, Web application

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

Get Your Copy of MARPOL Consolidated Edition, 2017

Monique Dean | Mon, Sep 23, 2019, 11:09 AM EDT

The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973 (MARPOL Convention) is now available for purchase. What’s it for? The latest edition of the major IMO convention dealing with the conservation of the marine environment. The main technical content has been arranged in six Annexes. Note that the...

Environment, Hazmat, IMO, Industry News, Inspections, International Regulations, Maritime, Maritime Compliance, Maritime Industry, Maritime Safety Committee, Popular, Port State Control, Procedures, Regulations

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)...

All About, Code, Emergency Response, Global, Hazmat, IMDG, IMO, International Regulations, Maritime, Maritime Industry, Popular, Regulations, Safety, SOLAS

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

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...

All About, Digital Navigation, Digital Technology, E-Navigation, ECDIS, Electronic Navigation Charts, Industry News, Maritime Compliance, Maritime Industry, Maritime Safety, Maritime Safety Committee, Nautical Charts, Navigation, Raster Charts, Regulations, Safety, Sea Traffic Management, Software, SOLAS, Vector Charts

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?...

All About, Database, IMO, Maritime Safety, Popular, Port State Control, Prevention, Regulations, Safety, Software, SOLAS

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...

All About, Guidelines, IAMSAR, IMO, International Regulations, Maritime Safety, Navigation, Popular, Regulations, Search and Rescue, SOLAS

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

Reaching New Heights

Monique Dean | Fri, Apr 05, 2019, 04:04 PM EDT

 NOAA scientists are transforming how to measure accurate heights and how we can understand the water flows beyond the ground. Errors and inaccuracy in measuring heights from the foundation could lead a big difference between a flooded home and a safe dry home. Did you know that buying a property...

All About, elevation, evacuation planning, floodplain mapping, Industry News, International Regulations, latitude, longitude, National Geodetic Survey, NOAA, Popular, Procedures, Regulations, seal level, shoreline, Tidal Data, Tides, Vertical Datum

Additional Flag States Approve ADP Products As SOLAS Compliant

Monique Dean | Tue, Mar 05, 2019, 11:03 AM EST

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) declared the additional flag States, Thailand and Moldova, have approved the use of ADMIRALTY Digital Publications (ADP) in place of their paper alternatives. ADP’s are essential paper publications produced by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) that have been made available in digital form by...

Digital Navigation, Digital Technology, Industry News, International Regulations, Maritime Safety, Nautical Charts, Navigation, Regulations, Safety, Software, SOLAS, UKHO

IMO Prepares for Necessary Autonomous Ship Regulation Amendments

Monique Dean | Fri, Feb 01, 2019, 11:02 AM EST

  The field of technology is rapidly growing and relying more and more on automated systems. In the shipping industry, the application of such technology will usher in an era of unmanned ships that are fully independent. To adapt to this trend, the International Maritime Organization will review the current...

All About, Digital Navigation, Digital Technology, IMO, Industry News, International Regulations, Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships, Maritime Safety, Maritime Safety Committee, MASS, Popular, Regulations, Safety, Software, SOLAS

Commemorating 100 sessions of the Maritime Safety Committee [Recap]

Monique Dean | Wed, Dec 26, 2018, 10:12 AM EST

The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) 100th special session was held from December 3rd through the 7th. The program is very comprehensive and incorporated a commemorative event with presentations dedicated to emerging technologies in the naval sector. Here’s a few highlights: Technology progression of maritime autonomous surface ships Kevin Daffey, Director...

All About, IMO, Industry News, International Regulations, Maritime Safety, Maritime Safety Committee, MARPOL, Popular, Regulations, SOLAS

Topics