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Following is a list of information notes tagged 'Digitalisation'

Digital Certification – New IMCA Certificate Formats

IMCA has updated the format of certificates issued under its certification schemes. This information note sets out details to help IMCA members and certificate holders recognise and understand the new formats. Digital-first approach As part of its digital transformation programme, an online certificate verification portal launched in August 2021, as

Predictive Maintenance, the Aviation Industry and Offshore Applications

Maintenance model development To remain safe and in good working order, all mechanical and electrical systems require some form of regular maintenance to be carried out.  Some systems comprise safety critical components, such as heavy lift systems or aircraft engines, and require much more stringent maintenance, assessment and testing to

Mayflower Autonomous Ship

In 2016, Plymouth city officials considered celebrating the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrim Fathers sailing, in 1620, on the Mayflower to the “New World” by building a replica vessel. Whilst the gesture was well intentioned there was a small problem, it had already been accomplished. Mayflower II’s keel was laid

Cyber Security Update

Update on IMO’s 2021 Guidelines for Cyber Risk Management For matters relating to HSSE and Maritime Security: [email protected]  For matters relating to Marine Policy and Regulatory Affairs: [email protected] matters relating to Digitalisation: [email protected] Maritime Cyber Security was one of the key themes discussed during the recent London International Shipping Week. 

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning – Is it real or just hype?

A brief history of Artificial Intelligence (AI)It is tempting to think of AI as a modern concept, but a short search of “Google” soon reveals that AI has roots in much older civilisations. Early Greek mythology contains concepts of AI and intelligent machines. Aristotle, in the 5th century, toyed with

Cyber security considerations for autonomous and remotely controlled systems

A Brief History of Security Historically, security can be defined as: The state of being free from danger or threat.The safety of a state or organization against criminal activity such as terrorism, theft, or espionage.Procedures followed or measures taken to ensure the security of a state or organization. The definitions

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Internet of things (IoT)

The world is currently experiencing the 4th Industrial Revolution. Building on advances made in the 3rd Industrial or ‘Digitisation’ Revolution, this new technology era is typified by the blurring, or removal, of boundaries between the physical, artificial, digital and virtual worlds. The most obvious changes can be seen in the

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