European Maritime Safety Agency drones assist in search and rescue and pollution monitoring operations

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) EMSA’s service of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems is being used by the Spanish maritime safety agency SASEMAR in the southern province of Huelva for the purpose of identifying and monitoring oil spills as well as for additional assistance during search and rescue missions. SASEMAR is using this opportunity to see first-hand how RPAS can…

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Is the shipping industry embracing the digital age?

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The shipping industry is facing a period of great change. From an increasing focus on environmental issues, to fast-changing technology, the challenge is to keep up with the changes whilst managing spending. Reed Smith has conducted a survey in 2018 asking industry participants: How prepared are you for the digital age? In light of the responses to that survey,…

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Cyprus’ Deputy Minister of Shipping to open Digital Ship’s Vessel Performance Optimisation forum next month

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Ms Natasa Pilides, Deputy Minister of Shipping, Republic of Cyprus is to deliver the keynote address at Digital Ship’s Vessel Performance Optimisation forum held in Limassol next month. The forum will discuss how current and new digital technologies can be applied to shipping and maritime operations to improve fuel efficiency and overall vessel performance. Operating…

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Denmark – Cyber and Information Security Strategy for the Maritime Sector

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Denmark has launched a new sectoral strategy for the shipping industry. The strategy is a part of the Danish government’s national strategy for cyber and information security. In the Danish Cyber and Information Security Strategy, the Government has emphasised that the responsibility for cyber and information security activities in Denmark is based on the…

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