SMART4SEA Conference & Awards
2018
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SMART4SEA Conference & Awards
2018
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Major issues

  • Do’s and Don’ts for CSR

    Corporate Social Responsibility includes all voluntary actions by companies towards society and the environment and reflects their responsibility for their impacts. SAFETY4SEA issued an infographic citing key points for both consideration and avoidance, illustrating how companies may integrate CSR effectively into their operations. ...

  • amsa

    Video: Crew rescued from stricken yacht in Bass Strait

    AMSA issued a video illustrating the search and rescue efforts of six crew members, after the rudder on their yacht 'Hollywood Boulevard' sustained damage and the vessel began taking on water, on 14 January, about 150km east of Flinders Island in Bass Strait. ...

  • sanchi accident

    Human element hits again?

    Sanchi tanker finally sank in the East China Sea with 136,000 tons of crude oil, more than a week after colliding with another vessel while on its way from Iran to South Korea. Although it is not the adequate time to jump into conclusion without any investigation held, queries notch up; Another disaster into the Human Element incidents record? ...

  • asbestos in ships

    Asbestos time bomb ticking for the marine industry

    The IMO should amend the SOLAS Regulation banning the use of asbestos and asbestos containing materials in ships, argues John Chillingworth, senior marine principal at Lucion Marine. In this way, IMO could institute a more manageable procedure that would contribute to securing the safety of seafarers. ...

  • gdpr

    How to get ready for the General Data Protection Regulation

    SQEMARINE consulting firm advised on the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation which requires compliance from all organizations providing services or handling data related to EU citizens, even if the organizations are not located in EU. GDPR, replacing the EU Data Protection Directive, will come into force on 25 May 2018. ...


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SMART4SEA

autonomous underwater vehicle explore underwater volcanic eruption

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle explores underwater volcanic eruption

A research team consisting from the University of Tasmania and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution used the autonomous underwater vehicle 'Sentry' and the remotely operated vehicle 'Jason', in order to explore erupted materials from the Havre volcano during a 2015 expedition.

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cyber security guidelines

Cyber-security guidelines to improve levels of security

According to these security guidelines, software components' goal is to provide intelligent func­tionalities in complex systems. This makes the need to identify effective security prac­tices for software components, even greater.

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royal roos cead 3D printer

Royal Roos, CEAD to develop 3D printer

Royal Roos will contribute to the development of the printer by purchasing the prototype, engineering of the printer frame and table and developing 3D printable applications for the maritime industry.

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gdpr

How to get ready for the General Data Protection Regulation

SQEMARINE consulting firm advised on the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation which requires compliance from all organizations providing services or handling data related to EU citizens, even if the organizations are not located in EU. GDPR, replacing the EU Data Protection Directive, will come into force on 25 May 2018.

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SMART4SEA

chartco real time vessel data

ChartCo presents new real time vessel data portal

FleetManager offers many environmental, piracy and regulatory overlays that can highlight potential sources of delay or hazard. It also can be linked with ChartCo's e-navigation platform, the PassageManager. This facilitates staff on shore to view an active passage plan.

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stena bulk digital ceremony

Digital naming ceremony held for Stena Bulk’s new tanker

Stena Bulk conducted a digital naming ceremony for its IMOIIMAX tanker 'Stena Immortal' at the company's new office in Hellerup in the north of Copenhagen. When the ship was named, it was not physically present in Copenhagen, but in Houston where it is already in service.

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bimco contract editing

BIMCO introduces new contract editing software

SmartCon is built into a Word document, which will integrate and merge with the normal workflow of shipping professionals and legal staff. The contracts can be shared until it is fixed, without security risks, as everything is protected and authenticated by Microsoft’s Cloud security infrastructure.

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gard to insure autonomous ships

Gard to start insuring autonomous ships

Namely, Gard will provide Hull and Machinery and P&I insurance to what will become the one of the world’s first autonomous container ships with zero emissions: the YARA Birkeland. The ship will be equipped with an automatic mooring system, while berthing and unberthing will be done without human intervention.

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