IALA Events

Marine Aids to Navigation in the Autonomous world

Being prepared

This area is conceived for those participants who aim at gaining further knowledge previous the workshop about the MASS initiatives

IMO – Regulatory scoping exercise (RSE) – The MSC, at its 100th session, approved the Framework for the RSE for the use of MASS, including the plan of work and procedures. Selected outputs and progress reports from the successive MSC meetings are available in IMODOCS

EU operational guidelines for safe, secure and sustainable trials of MASS: These Operational Guidelines have been developed in co-operation and coordination among all parties involved in MASS trials, on the basis of the work of the EU/EEA Member States, EMSA and the European Commission in the ad hoc Expert Sub-group on MASS.

Charting Regulatory Frameworks for MASS Testing, Pilots, and Commercial Deployments: The Finnish Ministry of Transportation and Communications commissioned Centrum Balticum to draft a report to serve as background information in future work on the regulation of MASS

AUTOSHIP – Autonomous Shipping Initiative for European Waters – aims at speeding-up the transition towards a next generation of autonomous ships in EU. Definition, enhancing and testing in real environment a Next Generation of Autonomous Ships

MASS UK Industry conduct Principles and Code of Practice 2020 providing guidance for MASS which are to be registered in the UK, including those less than 24 metres in length, and to other similar MASS operating within United Kingdom Waters

MASSPeople international WG for remote and autonomous training standards consisting of representatives from European and international maritime authorities who will collaborate to develop world-class training and competency standards for MASS