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KALMAR supports automated australian terminal

Kalmar has signed a maintenance and support agreement with International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) covering the automated container handling solution operating at Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT). The maintenance and support agreement for Australia’s first fully automated container terminal covers all aspects of the OneTerminal automated solution, which comprises Navis N4 Terminal Operating System (TOS),… Read more »

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Simulation exercises to improve port security

Simulation exercises are proving to be a valuable tool to assist countries and port authorities to prepare for a wide range of potential threats and security situations. An interactive port facility/port security officer workshop in Panama City, Panama (13-14 December) presented a series of possible scenarios which were deliberately varied, from the easiest problems to… Read more »

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Ports are their people: PortEconomics trains ETF seafarers & dockers

PortEconomics has the pleasure to train those working at European ports, commencing today a series of training sessions ETF affiliated maritime and dockers unions with the overall theme being “Know your sector!”. The training programme on maritime and ports are developed by ETF Dockers and ETF Seafarers  – and is co-funded by European Commission DG… Read more »

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Brexit: No 10 refuses to consider plans to have EU staff at British ports

Downing Street is refusing to consider proposals to have EU officials stationed at British ports serving Ireland, intended as part of a solution to the problem of the Irish border after Brexit. The compromise plan, which is under consideration by Ireland and Brussels, is aimed at “de-dramatising” the Irish border issue and reflects the fact… Read more »

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‘UNDERSTANDING FATIGUE’ CAMPAIGN

The UK’s National Workboat Association is launching an ‘Understanding Fatigue’ campaign to combat crewmember fatigue on offshore energy support vessels. A poster has been designed for display on all OESVs to help crews spot the signs   This comes in direct response to widespread concerns about the occurrence of fatigue among workboat crewmembers. The challenge… Read more »

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6-LEVEL CYBERSECURITY STRATEGY FOR VSAT

KVH Industries’ approach to reducing cyber risk includes a cohesive group of initiatives, with seafarer training a primary focus. As the maritime industry turns to digitalization to help improve operational efficiency, there is increasing awareness of the importance of protecting networks and vessels from cyber risks. KVH Industries, Inc., has announced “6-Level Cybersecurity,” a cohesive… Read more »

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Civitavecchia port signs labour agreement

Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Tirreno Centro-Settentrionale (AdSP – Centre-North Tyrrhenian Sea Port Authority) Francesco Maria di Majo and the President of the Port Company of Civitavecchia Enrico Luciani have signed an agreement regarding the supply of labour to the port. The agreement concerns the obligations of the Port Company of Civitavecchia regarding the high… Read more »