Ships are required to manually report voyage related information in 23 special reporting areas across the globe. A new emerging standard makes automated reporting possible. The STM BALT SAFE project has also released the first version of the automated reporting service. The solution lowers the administrative burden on board and help minimizing reporting errors.
Navelink is an operational Maritime Connectivity Platform (MCP) run by a non-profit consortium. The platform provides secure identity management and service management and has been compared to maritime Yellow Pages or a maritime AppStore. Today, more than 100 services are registered, and the number is growing
Saab TransponderTech will update the current Estonian VTS-installation with STM, making it able to exchange digital information with ships and providing VTS operators with new decision support tools.