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Training Seminar on the IALA Risk Management Toolbox

The IALA World-Wide Academy, will run a training seminar on the IALA Risk Management Toolbox – IWRAP Mk2; PAWSA and Simulation – from 20 – 24 May 2019 at IALA Headquarters in Saint Germain-en-Laye, France. The seminar will provide an international overview of risk management stressing the importance of stakeholder liaison before demonstrating the value […]

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VTS46 and Workshop on VTS Voice Communication

The 46th Session of the VTS Committee was held at the Westin Chosun Hotel in Busan, Republic of Korea between the 25 February and 1 March 2019. The meeting was hosted by the Korea Coast Guard who also arranged a technical tour and social programme. 101 Participants from 25 countries, 3 Sister organisations and 4 […]

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Editorial

Message from the Secretary-General

The prospect of the Diplomatic Conference to adopt the draft Convention taking place in early 2020 marks a defining step towards the Association’s transition to Intergovernmental Organization status. More information on this latest development – the result of the Third Preparatory Diplomatic Conference superbly hosted by the Turkish Directorate-General for Coastal Safety in Istanbul from […]

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e-Navigation Underway International Conference 2019

The ninth e-Navigation Underway International conference was held from 6th to 8th February 2019 on board the DFDS ferry M/S Pearl Seaways, during which time she sailed from Copenhagen to Oslo before returning to Copenhagen. The theme for the conference was Benefits and Barriers when Implementing New Technologies. Welcoming remarks were given by the conference […]

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IALA World-Wide Academy visited the Arabian Maritime and Navigation Aids Services

In January 2019 Mr Kevin Gregory, Education and Development Manager from the IALA World-Wide Academy visited the Arabian Maritime and Navigation Aids Services (AMNAS) in Muscat, Oman. During the visit, a facilitation briefing was provided on the accreditation and approval process for Marine Aids to Navigation Manager training courses and on how to effectively delivery […]

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Seminar on the IALA Risk Management Toolbox, Colombia

The World-Wide Academy conducted a training facilitation visit to Dirección General Marítima (DIMAR) Colombia to provide a briefing on the accreditation process to deliver the Level 1 AtoN Manager Course. Vice Admiral Juan Manuel Soltau Ospina, General Maritime Director of DIMAR, expressed a clear commitment to support the goals of IALA and thereby support the […]

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Seminar on IMO Resolution A.857(20) for Vessel Traffic Services

The International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) is hosting a Seminar on updating IMO Resolution A.857(20), Guidelines for Vessel Traffic Services, in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France, 26-27 June 2019. Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) are recognised internationally as a navigational safety measure through the International Convention on the Safety of Life at Sea […]

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