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Covid-19: IMO releases Protocols to Mitigate Risks of Cases on Board Ships

The IMO has released protocols to mitigate the risks of cases on board ships, prepared by the ICS, INTERTANKO and IMHA. Member States and international organizations are invited to make use of the Protocols, as they see fit, and circulate it to all interested parties, as deemed appropriate. Find the protocols here: Circular Letter No.…
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FAS moves up 8 places on White List

The Paris MoU has published the 2019 White List for flag states, and the Faroe Islands International Ship Register now holds the 31'st position. This is an advancement of eight places compared to the 2018 list. The Faroese Maritime Authority is very pleased with the progress as it is our goal to be among the…
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Cyber Risk Management onboard ships

Cyber risk management to be incorporated into Safety Management Systems by 1 January 2021. With the implementation and ever growing dependence on digital systems, the maritime industry has become more vulnerable to possible cyber attacks and threats.   The ISM Code, supported by the IMO Resolution MSC.428(98), requires administrations to ensure that cyber risks are…
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Eimskip newbuilding registered in FAS

Earlier today, Eimskip newbuilding "Dettifoss" was delivered to its owners. At the same time, the vessel was registered in the Faroe Islands International Ship Register. The 26.169 GT container vessel was built in the Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard in China, and later this year, the shipyard will deliver another newbuilding to Eimskip: Brúarfoss. The new ships…
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