19Feb 2019

The BIMCO Shipmaster’s Security Manual is dedicated to helping members protect their crews, ships, operations and ultimately their businesses, against the challenges posed by pirates, cyber criminals, drug smugglers, stowaways, terrorists and migrants, and to provide guidance on the comprehensive regulatory framework that exists in the security field.

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19Feb 2019

A new strategy launched. aims to set the UK as a pre-eminent global test-bed of emerging technology, enabling the country to capitalize on the economic potential of maritime innovations.

The government has today set out its ambitions for the country to remain a world-leader in the maritime industry for the next 30 years.

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12Feb 2019
UKHO to Release Digital Charts for Expanded Panama Canal

On 26 February the UKHO will be holding the next ADMIRALTY ‘A Future with ECDIS’ seminar at the Four Seasons Hotel in Limassol, Cyprus.

Led by Tom Mellor, the technical seminar will concentrate on maritime cyber security issues, the latest developments in ECDIS technology and preventative equipment maintenance.

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22Jan 2019

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has launched a new financial scheme supporting projects intended to reduce the shipping sector’s CO2 emissions.As of today, interested parties can apply for funding via the Incentive Scheme Climate-Friendly Shipping. The scheme runs until the end of 2022.The port authority has made EUR 5 million (USD 5.7 million) available to this end.

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08Jan 2019

The UKHO will not be producing or despatching any CDs or DVDs for week 52 or week 1. Updates are available for download from our FTP site and will be available via e-Navigator, AVCS Online Updating Service and the ARCS Online Updating Service. All Digital Update CDs and DVDs will be despatched as normal from Week 2, 2019.  Continue reading