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  • Agreement on harmonised LNG Bunkering Standards

    • 10/7/2016
    • 11:00 AM
    • News and updates, News, LNG

    To develop the world’s first set of harmonised LNG bunkering standards, a network comprising Antwerp, Rotterdam, Singapore and Zeebrugge, subsequently expanded to include Jacksonville and Norway, was formed.

  • World’s first test area for autonomous ships opened

    • 10/3/2016
    • 2:02 PM
    • News and updates, News, Autonome fartøy

    Norwegian Maritime Authority and the Norwegian Coastal Administration have signed an agreement which allows for testing of autonomous ships in the Trondheim fjord. –We do not yet know how widespread autonomy will be in future shipping, but for the Norwegian Maritime Authority, it is imperative to be a central participant in this development, says Director General of Shipping and Navigation, Mr Olav Akselsen.

  • Safety management special focus area in 2017

    • 9/27/2016
    • 2:21 PM
    • News and updates, News, Risk-based supervision, Risk report, Sikkerhetstyringssystem og ISM

    Good routines for safe operations reduce the risk of accidents. In 2017, the inspectors of the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) will therefore have special focus on safety management systems.

  • Surge in ships and tonnage in NIS

    • 9/19/2016
    • 2:19 PM
    • Shipping, Vessels, News and updates, News, NIS

    NIS is experiencing a surge in registered tonnage in 2016. So far this year, the increase numbers 800.000 gross tons and 51 ships.