E-navigation: The Future of Safe Shipping

 Edition 56    VTMIS & Aids to Navigation (ATON), VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

E-navigation: The Future of Safe Shipping

Gurpreet Singhota, Deputy Director/Head of the Operational Safety Section within the Maritime Safety Division of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), talks to Port Technology International

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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is developing a strategic vision for e-navigation, to integrate existing and new navigational tools in an all-embracing system that will contribute to enhanced navigational safety. Gurpreet Singhota, Deputy Director/Head of the Operational Safety Section within the Maritime Safety Division of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), talks to Port Technology International about the progress of the project.

What is the most recent progress for the e-navigation development?

Overall, the work is progressing quite well. The lead body is the Sub-Committee on Safety of Navigation, which next meets from 2 to 6 September 2013. The e-navigation concept is being developed in co-operation with the Sub-Committees on Radiocommunications, Search and Rescue (COMSAR) and Standards of Training and Watchkeeping (STW)...

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 Edition 56    VTMIS & Aids to Navigation (ATON), VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing


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