02 August 2022

Ganado Advocates

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Throughout an data assembly held by Transport Malta on
twenty seventh July 2022, contributors had been briefed on the content material
of a preliminary market session doc (PMC)
in reference to a procurement course of for the availability of a
“Vessel Administration System” for the Service provider Transport
Directorate. Jan Rossi and Simay Cilingir from our delivery
apply attended this data session.

Financial Operators are invited to reply a number of questions in
their written response to this PMC by the tenth of
August. This suggestions will assist present additional data for the
tender which might be issued within the coming months.

The article of this venture is the shift to an entire
digitalisation of the Service provider Transport Directorate and to,
subsequently, digitalise the whole lot of its operations. That is set
to be doable with the creation of a number of methods, together with the
following:

  1. The Knowledge and Doc Administration system
  2. The Vessel Administration System
  3. Seafarer Administration System
  4. Maritime Analytics System

All these methods make up the so-called “Goal Digital
Maritime Structure” and is known as the “International
Undertaking”. This venture is financed by the European Union below
the NextGeneration EU Restoration and Resilience Facility. This has
consisted of an in-depth examine of the operations of the Service provider
Transport Directorate which has taken place in 3 phases. Such
analysis of its operations was performed by Transport Malta and
was carried out to arrange for the eventual Vessel Administration
System.

Part 1 and part 2 have already been accomplished. Part 1
consisted of an evaluation on the operation of the Service provider Transport
Directorate and what’s wanted for this transformation. This part helped
develop the Goal Digital Maritime Structure and can pave the
strategy to an efficient transition into full digitisation. The second
part continued to take a look at the requirements required for the
growth of the Knowledge and Doc Administration System which is able to
be essential as it’ll painting the primary data concerning the
Maltese flagged vessels. The third and final part is at the moment in
progress and entails the evaluation of the technical necessities
for the Vessel Administration System in addition to the Maritime Analytics
System.

The Vessel Administration System being sought by Transport Malta
seeks to digitalise an unlimited variety of processes and procedures such
as registry administration and technical administration. Furthermore,
procedures reminiscent of flag and port state management inspections will
embrace a cellular utility, the place inspectors might report their
outcomes. The system will even digitalise radio administration and extra
which can be seen in higher element within the PMC.

The shift into this digitalisation can already be felt via
the Seafarer Portal that’s at the moment in use. This variation got here
about via the Service provider Transport Directorate Discover 92 Rev. 2.
Paperwork reminiscent of Certificates of Competence, and different related
paperwork for the Seafarer may be uploaded via this portal.

It’s evident that the total digitalisation of the Service provider
Transport Directorate is an thrilling step for the Maltese
registry.

The content material of this text is meant to supply a basic
information to the subject material. Specialist recommendation needs to be sought
about your particular circumstances.

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