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As a result of the Corona virus pandemic, the arranging of maritime radio examinations has been suspended for all qualification levels in the whole of Finland. The suspension of the qualification e...
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus disease in 2019 (COVID-19), The Finnish Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom) has received inquiries from shipowners and Recognized Organizations (RO)...
The coronavirus pandemic affects ships’ crew changes as well as the organisation of seafarers’ training courses or refresher training courses, which may in turn have an impact on renewals of compet...

N2000 fairway and nautical chart reform

A new selection of nautical chart products and fairway depth information that are tied to the N2000 vertical coordinate reference system will be introduced gradually after the end of 2020. The reform process is set to begin in the Bay of Bothnia region and, according to current estimates, will reach full sea area coverage by 2026. The current, mean water level-based reference level for depth information for the sea area will be replaced with a reference level that is tied to the N2000 vertical coordinate reference system. The introduction of the N2000 vertical coordinate reference system, which is tied to the Earth's crust, will increase the compatibility of both national and international depth information.
The available water depth remains unchanged
As a result of the Corona virus pandemic, the arranging of maritime radio examinations has been suspended for all qualification levels in the whole of Finland. The suspension of the qualification e...
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus disease in 2019 (COVID-19), The Finnish Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom) has received inquiries from shipowners and Recognized Organizations (RO)...
The coronavirus pandemic affects ships’ crew changes as well as the organisation of seafarers’ training courses or refresher training courses, which may in turn have an impact on renewals of compet...
The aim of the regulations on ships’ treatment of ballast water is to prevent the spread of aquatic non-indigenous species via ballast water. The purpose of the new study was to find the best metho...