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Subject:eMAR News - 01/03/2016

Lloyd’s Register designing China's first smart ship

China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has signed a Joint Industry Project with Lloyd’s Register Asia to design the next level of cyber ship. The 38,800 dwt smart ship project utilises new technology and applications to create new cyber benefits and dynamics.

http://www.lr.org/en/news/news/Lloyds-Register-designing-Chinas-first-smart-ship.aspx

 

Star Wars style bridge concept

Rolls-Royce predicts that Ship Intelligence will be the next major transition and potentially lead to autonomous vessels or self driving ships and super yachts with augmented reality displays.

http://www.safety4sea.com/star-wars-style-bridge-concept/

 

Shipowners invest in multi-band antennas and enhanced WiFi

There has been huge expenditure in the cruise shipping sector on increasing satellite communications bandwidth to satisfy the needs of passengers for online services, especially social media. Shipowners have invested in raising VSAT capacity, enhancing onboard WiFi systems and delivering faster internet connectivity.

http://www.marinemec.com/news/view,shipowners-invest-in-multiband-antennas-and-enhanced-wifi_41703.htm

 

Legislation to drive connectivity?

One piece of legislation that is going to force shipowners to adopt greater data connectivity and transparency is the European Union’s MRV Regulation (Regulation EU 2015/757). Adopted on 29 April 2015, this creates an EU-wide legal framework for the monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of CO2 emissions from maritime transport. 

http://www.mpropulsion.com/news/view,legislation-to-drive-connectivity_41709.htm

 

Industry makes connections on cyber security

Cyber security is seen as a high-priority issue for those in the passenger ship industry, but not for those carrying cargo/freight. The majority view among the shipowners/operators carrying cargo was that cyber security is an emerging issue but presented little or no threat.

http://www.tankershipping.com/news/view,industry-makes-connections-on-cyber-security_41840.htm

 

Strenghtening Maritime Security

Effective screening of millions of containers arriving at ports each year is required.This requires screening of cargo manifests before containers are loaded on board ship, scanning shipping containers that have been determined to be high risk, screening ship personnel data. knowing where a ship and its cargo have been and intercepting a vessel at sea to prevent entry into port.

www.ship-technology.com

 

 

 
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