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.
The STM BALT SAFE project further improves tanker safety in the Baltic Sea by enabling route exchange on more tankers and providing digital VTS-services to them.
Wärtsilä Voyage won a contract to update the ECDIS on-board 50 tankers. “We believe that standardised information sharing is an important key to improve safety and efficiency in the shipping industry. STM makes sharing secure, interoperable and customer controlled.” – Torsten Büssow, Director, Wärtsilä Voyage.
The largest European transport research event has been Corona-cancelled . So you won't have the opportunity to meet the STM projects at the expo or during the sessions. However, you might want to get a deeper feel for STM and its progress by reading some of the accepted papers for the conference.