VIDEO: Big potential seen for “digital twins”

MARCH 23, 2018 — The concept of giving ships “digital twins” is getting increasing attention. According to the Danish Maritime Authority, digital twin presents a ship digitally throughout its lifetime, making access

IMO makes progress on drawing GHG reduction road map

OCTOBER 27, 2017 — The second meeting of IMO’s Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships has concluded, leaving member states with “much homework” according to the Danish Maritime

Denmark takes a step towards digitalizing tele-medicine

SEPTEMBER 6, 2017 — The Danish Maritime Authority is aiming to digitalize as many work processes as possible so as to ease the burdens imposed on both seafarers and the industry. Its

Work now underway on climate strategy for shipping

JULY 10, 2017 — The Danish Maritime Authority reports that a working group established by the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) has begun work on the final climate strategy for shipping

Denmark eyes blockchain path to digitizing ship registration

MAY 22, 2017 — The Danish Maritime Authority is launching a pilot project looking at blockchain technology as a possible path to digitalization of the entire ship registration process. When they want

Students come up with new ideas on SOx limit enforcement

MAY 4, 2017 — Ships visiting European ports may have to be fitted with NOx sensors — to monitor other ships’ emissions. That is a key element of the winning entry in a

Denmark shows shipowners how to avoid PSC problems

APRIL 20, 2017 — The Danish Maritime Authority will hold three meetings on Port State Control (PSC) inspections this year, one of them conducted in English. Held for shipowners’ shore-based and ship-based

International e-Nav standards come a step closer

APRIL 6, 2017 — Danish efforts to digitalize the maritime industry continue. A project led by the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) and supported by the EU has taken a major step towards

Port state authorities to crack down on sulfur compliance

NOVEMBER 14, 2016 — The Danish Maritime Authority says that, in response to a Danish/Dutch proposal, the two major port state control regimes — the Paris MoU and the Tokyo MoU —

Danish study will set framework for autonomous ship R&D

OCTOBER 21, 2016 — The Danish Maritime Authority and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) are launching a feasibility study on autonomous ships. The cooperation between the agency and the university is