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NAPA Webinar: MARPOL record-keeping and NAPA Logbook

The future of record-keeping is electronic. From a regulatory standpoint, IMO amendments to MARPOL Annexes have in 2020 permitted the use of electronic record books instead of hard copy records. With the regulatory change set to reduce risk of error, increase the retention of record-keeping and save up to 78% of a crew’s administrative time, the switch is one that is very much necessary to end the administrative burden typically associated with paper record keeping.   Development Director of […]

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Bored of paperwork? Join the revolution of electronic logbooks!

By Mikko Forss, Sales Director, Americas, NAPA Ltd. What item can be found onboard all modern ships that’s basically unchanged since the earliest days of commercial shipping? Well, there’s a few answers. But the most common one is traditional paper logbooks. They’ve lasted a long time for good reasons. They’re robust, well known by the […]

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Ship logbook – one component in maritime big data

by Jussi Siltanen, NAPA Safety Solutions Despite the onset of digitalisation, one of the technologies at the heart of shipping has changed little for centuries – with the human factor still playing a major role that of the ship’s logbooks. With paper logbooks, operational recording work is done manually and data is stored for a […]

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