SMART4SEA Conference & Awards
2018
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SMART4SEA Conference & Awards
2018
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Tag: IMO

First software maintenance standard for shipping proposed

first software maintenance standard

BIMCO and the international association for the marine electronics industry, CIRM, have sent the first proposal for an industry-wide standard for software maintenance to IMO for consideration. Absence of an industry-standard brings an increasing risk of incidents on ships, delays and costs to shipowners and cyber security problems, BIMCO notes.

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How we can end illegal fishing

illegal fishing

Up to $23.5 billion worth of seafood is stolen from the sea each year, which is equivalent to 1 in 5 fish sold. This pillaging of the world’s oceans threatens fish stocks, undercuts law-abiding fishers, and harms the economies of coastal communities, the Pew Charitable Trusts warns.

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Two Captains recognized with IMO bravery award

imo bravery award

Pilots Captain Michael G. McGee and Captain Michael C. Phillips, from Houston were recognized for their role in averting a tragedy in September 2016, when the tanker they were piloting broke down in the Houston Ship Channel in the middle of the night and burst into flames, after colliding with mooring dolphins.

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