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Message from the Secretary-General

I am very pleased that a modernized, clear and harmonized framework for the effective operation of Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) into the future is ready for wider consultation and eventual adoption by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The VTS Committee, late last month (September 2019), unanimously endorsed the results of its comprehensive revision work on […]

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News

Diplomatic Conference and Seminar on the Safety of Navigation

The Diplomatic Conference is scheduled to be held from 25 to 28 February 2020 at the Grand Hyatt in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Delegates are invited to register online: https://www.iala-aism.org/product/diplomatic-conference/ and download the papers available from the meeting page: https://www.iala-aism.org/meetings/diplomatic-conference/ The conference will be preceded by a seminar on the Safety of Navigation held on Monday […]

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Seminar on the use of the IALA Risk Management Toolbox, 18 to 22 November 2019, Colombia

The IALA World-Wide Academy will hold a training seminar on the IALA Risk Management Toolbox – IWRAP Mk II; PAWSA; SIRA and simulation, from November 18 to 22, 2019 at the naval school of cadets Almirante Padilla, Cartagena, Colombia. The seminar will provide an international overview of risk management stressing the importance of stakeholder liaison […]

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Activities

First Marine Aids to Navigation Manager course conducted by the Pacific Community

IALA was very pleased to support the first Marine Aids to Navigation Manager course conducted by the Pacific Community in August 2019. The course was highly successful and brought nine marine aids to navigation professionals together in Fiji where they covered a wide range of topics with expert lecturers from the Pacific Community, Fiji and […]

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Activities

Inaugural WAtoN Day and annual IALA Day

The fact that so many IALA members throughout the world celebrated the inaugural World Marine Aids to Navigation (WAtoN) Day, on 1 July 2019, was a powerful affirmation of the indispensable role of marine AtoN in enhancing safety of navigation and protection of the environment. It also brought IALA’s important technical work to the attention […]

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