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3rd ASEAN-Japan regional meeting, 13th February 2017

February 13-17, Japan Coast Guard generously hosted the 3rd ASEAN-Japan Regional meeting on VTS operator training. Apart from Japan Coast Guard and Japan Aids to Navigation Association (JANA) there was attendance from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and IALA. The meeting, which was very successful, discussed various aspects […]

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News

Refurbished IALA HQ brings out the Wow factor!

There is nothing quite as uplifting as settling down on a routine morning to a day’s work at a desk that looks somewhat tired and with a computer that has seen better days, and suddenly realizing that something is not quite so familiar and indeed pleasantly surprising in a “Wow!” kind of way. Anniversaries are […]

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Activities

e-Navigation Underway International Conference 2017

e-Navigation Underway International Conference showcases evolving practices The annual e-Navigation Underway International Conference took place once again on board the popular DFDS ferry M/S Pearl Seaways sailing from Copenhagen to Oslo and back. This was the seventh Conference, held from 31 January to 2 February, and once again attendance was keen – over 150 delegates […]

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Activities

IALA Workshop on Common Phraseology and Procedures for VTS Communication

IALA Workshop on Common Phraseology and Procedures for VTS Communication A workshop on the subject of Common Phraseology and Procedures for VTS Communication was hosted by the Indonesian Ministry of Transportation from 20 to 24 February 2017. The workshop was attended by 60 delegates, representing 13 countries and 2 Sister organisations. The objective of the […]

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IALA WWA technical needs assessment mission in Trinidad and Tobago

IALA World-Wide Academy technical needs assessment mission in Trinidad and Tobago The IALA World-Wide Academy conducted a technical needs assessment mission to Trinidad and Tobago. The purpose of the mission was to assist the Ministry of Works and Transport with its endeavors to comply with international obligations relating to the safety of navigation as laid […]

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News

Workshop on Sustainable Light and Power for the Next Generation

The workshop, which IALA will host in association with the German Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration, will take place in the picturesque city of Koblenz, Germany (Koblenz Kongress Centre, Julius-Wegeler Strasse 4, 56068 Koblenz). Registered participants are kindly requested to arrive in time to receive their registration badges, at 1300 – 1400 hours on Monday […]

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IALA’s work in EfficienSea2

Dr Nick Ward, Director of Research, General Lighthouse Authorities of the United Kingdom and Ireland, has kindly provided this update in his capacity as IALA Project Manager for EfficienSea2 EfficienSea2 is a European Union-funded “Horizon 2020” project led by the Danish Maritime Authority, with 32 partners, including IALA. The purpose of the project is to […]

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Editorial

Message from IALA Secretary-General Francis Zachariae

As this second IALA e-Bulletin is ready for distribution to your in-box, the start of the annual round of IALA Committee meetings is imminent. ENAV20 and VTS43 will take place in quick session during the weeks of 13th and 20th March. This will also provide a meeting opportunity for the newly established informal group tasked […]

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