Tankers not ready for ECDIS mandate

Thomas Mellor: "Tanker owners and operators that have not yet planned for the adoption of ECDIS should address this immediately"

Just 54% of the global tanker fleet comply with the SOLAS regulations on the mandatory carriage of ECDIS, which came into force on 1 July 2015, according to data from the UK Hydrographic Organisation (UKHO).

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