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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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COVID-19 guidelines from the FMA

The Faroese Maritime Authority has published updated guidance for shipowners, operators and crew concerning disruption of the shipping industry due to COVID-19. The advice addresses most of the commonly asked questions. Read the guidelines here.
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