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Thursday, 16 May 2019
Are UK shipping and aviation bodies on board with the net zero transition?
 
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Thursday, 16 May 2019
Inside threats that affect OT and IT ops of a vessel
 
The Korean Register of Shipping provides an insight into the inside threats the maritime IT/OT systems face. Due to the development of the maritime sector, digitalization and automation experience many challenges, as cyber threats seem to be increasing.
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Thursday, 16 May 2019
USCG awards 19th BWMS Type Approval certificate
 
The USCG Marine Safety Center issued its 19th BWMS Type Approval Certificate to Swedish manufacturer Alfa Laval Tumba AB. The Certificate was awarded after a USCG detailed review of the manufacturer’s application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.
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Thursday, 16 May 2019
Chile to publish vessel tracking data through Global Fishing Watch
 
The Chilean government announced that it will make its vessel tracking data available to public through the Global Fishing Watch map (GFW), which tracks the movements of commercial fishing vessels in near real-time.  The agreement was made between Chile’s National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (or SERNAPESCA) and GFW.
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Thursday, 16 May 2019
Three key cyber-security terms explained
 
Cyber security, and especially cyber threats, are becoming more and important for the shipping industry, which gets affected as well. In order to help understand some of the basic terminology of cyber-security, the Korean Register of Shipping presents three key cyber terms. The terms are: SSL (Secure Sockets Layer); Man in the middle attack (MITM); and Sandbox.
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Thursday, 16 May 2019
What changes made to SOLAS Chapter II-1 on damage stability
 
2019 is considered a busy year for the shipping industry and the IMO, especially with the upcoming SOLAS amendments. In fact, special consideration should be given to amendments to SOLAS Chapter II-1 on damage stability, which came into force in 2009. Amendments to SOLAS Chapter II-1 aim to harmonise cargo ship and passenger ship damage stability, as they made probabilistic damage stability the main method for calculating damage stability.
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Thursday, 16 May 2019
How to handle a vessel in rough seas
 
Japan P&I published a loss prevention bulletin on marine weather and the ship handling in rough seas. Navigating in rough weather conditions deserves extra attention from ship operators; Waves caused by winds and swell from several directions results to vessels experiencing a number of oscillations.
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Thursday, 16 May 2019
SeaSense – Expert Thinking on Safety Management
 
This time, our special column, in association with The North of England P&I Club, sheds focus on safety management asking industry experts whether a change is being noticed, considering that the ISM Code, which firstly introduced Safety Management Systems as the core requirement, has turned 20 years old! 
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Thursday, 16 May 2019
Watch: Panama Canal achieves milestone with Tritón transmit
 
The Panama Canal announced that it completed a transit trial of the container ship Tritón, of the Evergreen shipping company, the largest and largest container vessel to make the lock for the Canal expanded since its opening in June 2016.
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Thursday, 16 May 2019
Unmanned surface vessels deployed for Shell hydrographic survey
 
Shell has awarded Australian marine survey company Guardian Geomatics with a large hydrographic project utilising its fleet of unmanned surface vessels. The project is to acquire hydrographic data over an area in excess of 800km2.
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