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Kongsberg

Kongsberg Norcontrol provides integrated VTS systems, Local Port Service systems and Port security systems.

    Successful ports establish Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) to ensure the safe and efficient movement of vessels through the port’s VTS area. Kongsberg Norcontrol VTS systems are robust, scalable and integrated so they can expand as demand increases.  Compliant to IALA standards, recommendations and guidelines, our VTS systems provide optimal situational awareness ensuring the right decision is taken, at the right time and by the right person.  In the increasingly competitive ports industry, Kongsberg Norcontrol recognises the need for our customers to use their traffic management resources efficiently.  Our configurable Port management and information system ensures efficiency is combined with best practice processes.

     

    In addition to VTS systems, we provide:

    • Local Port Service (LPS) systems
    • Port security systems
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    Latest News & Events

    A new Ship-Port Interface Guide in pdf format focusing on eight practical measures which can support GHG emission reduction at the ship-port interface was released by IMO on 26 March.

    The document can be found here:

    Ship-Port Interface Guide.pdf (imo.org)

    Developed by the Global Industry Alliance to Support Low Carbon Shipping (Low Carbon GIA) under the IMO-Norway GreenVoyage2050 Project, the Guide aims to support the maritime industry in achieving IMO’s emission reduction goals and contribute to greener shipping.

    The eight practical measures presented in the Guide are: 

    1.    Facilitate immobilisation in ports.

    2.    Facilitate hull and propeller cleaning in ports.

    3.    Facilitate simultaneous operations (simops) in ports.

    4.    Optimize port stay by pre-clearance.

    5.    Improve planning of ships calling at multiple berths in one port.

    6.    Improve ship/berth compatibility through improved Port Master Data.

    7.    Enable ship deadweight optimisation through improved Port Master Data. 

    8.    Optimise speed between ports. 

    On 7 April the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) reported that multipurpose coastguard support via a remotely piloted surveillance system (RPAS) services had been provided at the request of the Romanian Border Police.

    (See illustrations here from EMSA / Romanian authorities ©)

    The RPAS system will support a number of authorities in Black Sea waters including the Romanian Naval Authority and National Agency for Fishing and Aquaculture.

    It is understood that the mid-sized RPAS craft can stay in the air for up to seven hours and has a range of up to 200km. It is equipped with a camera capable of day and night operations, a sea surface scanner, a distress beacon detector and a sensor that can detect vessel positions. It can be used for a range of activities, including border control, monitoring naval traffic, search and rescue, and environmental protection. Data from the RPAS can be recorded and transferred to the EMSA RPAS data centre in real time, and then made immediately available to national authorities.

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    Topic: Casualty Management - Collapsed Container Stacks on Board a 19K TEU Ship 
    Speaker: Captain Andreas Mai, Harbour Master (rtd)
    Session Chair: IHMA President, Captain Yoss Leclerc

    Speaker Bio

    Andreas is a former Master Mariner and was appointed Harbour Master for the port of Bremerhaven in 1996. In 2000 he also took over the position of Harbour Master at the port of Bremen. During his active time as Harbour Master and Director of the Governmental Port Authority, he chaired the 2004 IHMA Congress in Bremen and, for a few years, the European Harbour Masters’ Committee (EHMC). He retired from his duties at the end of last year after 24 years of service.   

     

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    The Congress remains the key forum for IHMA members and the global ports sector to collaborate, network, share information, and provide updates on the latest industry technology and solutions.

    This year, the IHMA Congress will be transformed into a virtual global community that regularly connects over 12months. All speakers, attendees, sponsors and exhibitors will have exclusive access to the Virtual IHMA Community for Global Port & Marine Operations.

    The IHMA Congress Conference itself, including keynotes, technical presentations, panels and Q&A, will be broadcast via a premium event platform in October. The post-Congress Series Program, also to be hosted via the platform will the released shortly.

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    A new Ship-Port Interface Guide in pdf format focusing on eight practical measures which can support GHG emission reduction at the ship-port interface… FIND OUT MORE

    EMSA provides enhanced surveillance capacities Romania’s border in the Black Sea

    On 7 April the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) reported that multipurpose coastguard support via a remotely piloted surveillance system (RPAS)… FIND OUT MORE

    Latest News & Events

    A new Ship-Port Interface Guide in pdf format focusing on eight practical measures which can support GHG emission reduction at the ship-port interface was released by IMO on 26 March.

    The document can be found here:

    Ship-Port Interface Guide.pdf (imo.org)

    Developed by the Global Industry Alliance to Support Low Carbon Shipping (Low Carbon GIA) under the IMO-Norway GreenVoyage2050 Project, the Guide aims to support the maritime industry in achieving IMO’s emission reduction goals and contribute to greener shipping.

    The eight practical measures presented in the Guide are: 

    1.    Facilitate immobilisation in ports.

    2.    Facilitate hull and propeller cleaning in ports.

    3.    Facilitate simultaneous operations (simops) in ports.

    4.    Optimize port stay by pre-clearance.

    5.    Improve planning of ships calling at multiple berths in one port.

    6.    Improve ship/berth compatibility through improved Port Master Data.

    7.    Enable ship deadweight optimisation through improved Port Master Data. 

    8.    Optimise speed between ports. 

    On 7 April the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) reported that multipurpose coastguard support via a remotely piloted surveillance system (RPAS) services had been provided at the request of the Romanian Border Police.

    (See illustrations here from EMSA / Romanian authorities ©)

    The RPAS system will support a number of authorities in Black Sea waters including the Romanian Naval Authority and National Agency for Fishing and Aquaculture.

    It is understood that the mid-sized RPAS craft can stay in the air for up to seven hours and has a range of up to 200km. It is equipped with a camera capable of day and night operations, a sea surface scanner, a distress beacon detector and a sensor that can detect vessel positions. It can be used for a range of activities, including border control, monitoring naval traffic, search and rescue, and environmental protection. Data from the RPAS can be recorded and transferred to the EMSA RPAS data centre in real time, and then made immediately available to national authorities.