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IALA WWA Distance Learning

The IALA World-Wide Academy delivered its first formal one-week Level 1 AtoN manager Module 3 course in its Headquarters from 3 to 9 April 2017. The course was attended by four participants; 2 from Trinity House Lighthouse Service (THLS – Mr Peter Douglas and Mr Robert Dale) and one each from the Northern Lighthouse Board […]

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MNTI accreditation

The Director-General of Lighthouses and Lightships (India) and IALA Councillor, Shri J S Chauhan, inaugurated the new VTS  simulator at the Marine Navigation Training Institute (MNTI), Kolkata in the presence of the IALA Secretary-General, Francis Zachariae, on 2 May 2017. MNTI has started the process of formal accreditation by DGLL to deliver IALA model courses […]

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ARM6

The 6th Session of the ARM Committee was held at the Seattle Public Library, Central Library Branch, Seattle, WA, USA from 23 to 28 April 2017. It was the sixth meeting for the 2014-2018 Work Programme. 42 Delegates from 21 countries, one Sister Organisation and 1 observer participated in ARM6. This included 6 participants for […]

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ENG6

The sixth meeting of the ENG Committee (ENG6) was held from 27th to 31st March 2017 in IALA HQ. The session was attended by 56 participants from 24 countries, of which 34 were National Members, 10 were Industrial Members, 7 were Associate Members, 5 were observers. 7 participants attended for the first time. The Committee […]

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VTS43

The 43rd Session of the VTS Committee was held at IALA Headquarters from 20 to 24 March 2017. 78 Delegates from 29 countries, 3 sister organisations and 1 observer participated in VTS43. Significantly, this included 22 participants for the first time; This was the sixth meeting for the 2014-2018 Work Programme and the VTS Committee […]

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ENAV20

The 20th meeting of the ENAV Committee (ENAV20) was held in IALA Headquarters from 13th to 17th March 2017. 137 people from 29 countries and 5 sister organisations, attended the 20th session of the ENAV Committee, of which 33 participants were new and 2 were observers. The Committee considered 144 input papers including presentations and […]

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News

e-Navigation Underway Asia-Pacific

THEME: IMPLEMENTATION IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION  18 – 20 JUNE 2017  LOTTE HOTEL, JEJU ISLAND, REPUBLIC OF KOREA Organized by the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and supported by IALA and the Danish Maritime Authority, the e-Navigation Underway Asia-Pacific Conference will focus on the harmonized implementation of e-navigation in the Asia-Pacific region, […]

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Only one year to go to the 19th IALA Conference in Incheon!

Time flies and busy Members may well have marked off already in their 2018 diary the period from 27 May to 2 June for their participation in the 19th IALA Conference in Incheon, Republic of Korea. The chosen theme for the Conference builds on IALA’s motto of “Successful Voyages, Sustainable Planet” and focuses specifically on […]

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Editorial

Message from IALA Secretary-General Francis Zachariae

I am very pleased that the First Preparatory Diplomatic Conference held in Paris on 18 and 19 April was successful in taking an important, concrete step towards achieving IALA’s change of status to that of an intergovernmental organization (IGO). Agreement was reached on a Roadmap towards a full-fledged Diplomatic Conference to adopt the new IALA […]

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IALA contributes to new Arctic Forum

Secretary-General Francis Zachariae has been invited to make a presentation on IALA’s work related to safe and environmentally sound Arctic Shipping at a high-level meeting in London on 5 and 6 June 2017. The meeting will be the first of the newly established Arctic Shipping Best Practice Information Forum, an initiative of the Arctic Council’s […]

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