Tag: Information Sharing

MOL launches information platform for drybulk shippers
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MOL launches information platform for drybulk shippers

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has commenced operation of a new information platform called Lighthouse, aimed at helping dry bulkship customers share and monitor ocean transport information. The platform will help users safely, unitarily, and in real time, share and monitor various kinds of shipping-related information, such as vessel schedules, weather, ocean conditions, as well as...

MARPOL fuel reporting and garbage classification amendments enter into force
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MARPOL fuel reporting and garbage classification amendments enter into force

The latest amendments to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) Annex V have entered into force, beginning March 1, 2018. Amendments have been made to ship fuel oil consumption data reporting requirements and garbage classification, while changes to the International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate have also been included. The ship...

Baltic route data sharing system initiated
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Baltic route data sharing system initiated

Vissim and the Finnish Transport Agency, backed by the EU-funded EfficienSea2 project, have partnered on a digital route sharing mechanism to allow different VTS systems in the Baltic to efficiently share information. Surveillance system manufacturer Vissim has been able to successfully integrate route data provided to the Finnish Transport Agency’s navigation service, ENSI (Enhanced Navigation...