Thinking that STM was already in Place, a ship-hull painting company wanted to monitor where their paints were used and how they fared in different waters. A fleet maintenance firm directly saw potential to complement their portfolio and meet recent customer demand. And there was a ship administration company who wanted to know where they could register their services.
The Confederation of European Shipmasters’ Associations, CESMA, held their annual meeting at the Irish Institute of Master Mariners (IIMM) at the National Maritime College of Ireland in Cork May 12-13. Captain Ulf Svedberg of the STM Validation project was invited to speak about the project as well as about the safety and business benefits of STM.