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Editorial

Message from the SG

As we enter the last quarter of this year, there is much to be done to round off 2017 and also much to look forward to. As this latest e-Bulletin issue goes out, the ENAV Committee will be holding its 21st session, to be followed by VTS44 and, in October, by ENG7 and ARM7. The […]

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Activities

E-Navigation Underway International Conference 2018

The 8th International e-Navigation Underway Conference 2018 – The realization of the Maritime Service Portfolios The International e-Navigation Underway Conference is a global destination for discussion and debate about the many different challenges facing e-Navigation around the globe, both in its sessions and in the range of networking opportunities it affords. Featuring some of the top maritime […]

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Activities

Incheon 2018: Online registration opens on 1st October!

Online registration for the 19th IALA Conference scheduled to take place in Incheon, Republic of Korea, from 27 May to 2 June 2018 will be available on the official website (http://www.iala2018korea.org/) from 1 October 2017 onward. Early registration is highly recommended. Apart from being a great help to the host nation, it gives delegates a […]

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Activities

The SESAME Straits project

In April 2017, the SESAME Straits e-Navigation test bed project conducted a Sea Trial, which represented a successful conclusion to three years of collaborative effort between the Norwegian Coastal Administration, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), Navtor, the University College of Southeast Norway, SINTEF Oceans, SimPlus, and Kongsberg. The objectives of the SESAME […]

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Activities

IALA WWA Needs Assessment Mission to Sudan

A technical needs assessment mission to Sudan was conducted by the IALA WWA Senior Adviser, from 21th to 28th July 2017. A number of observations were made (status of AtoN service delivery,  VTS, Sudan coast coverage with AIS shore stations …) and several technical needs and improvement opportunities were identified. Most of these can be […]

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IALA’s MBS Booklet was translated to Arabic

Dr. Mohammed Abdul Ghafar Abdullah the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Republic of France met Mr Mahdi Al Mosawi, the first technical advisor seconded from the Middle East Region to the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA), headquartered near Paris. Mr Al Mosawi works for Middle East […]

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e-Navigation Underway 2017 North America

The fourth in the annual series of the regional North American e-Navigation Underway conferences will be held in St. John’s, Newfoundland on 16-18 October.  Conducted under the auspices of the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) and hosted by the Marine Institute, Memorial University of Newfoundland, the conference theme is […]

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News

New IALA Technical Operations Manager

IALA team welcomes new staff member            The IALA team is very pleased to welcome Mr Minsu Jeon as the new Technical Operations Manager. Minsu Jeon will take up his position in the IALA Secretariat on 15th November. He will be responsible for coordinating the work of the four technical committees, in accordance with the agreed […]

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IALA Headquarters refurbishement is finished

Distinguished guests cheer the new-look IALA HQ The invited group of some 30 distinguished guests who earlier this month raised a glass to cheer the fine refurbishment of IALA’s headquarters bore testimony to the strong support IALA continues to enjoy from France, its host nation, and from the City of St Germain-en-Laye, its home base. […]

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