Industry update on suspension of MS44 IVMS machine

The MMO can verify that pursuing more engagement with Maritime Methods Ltd the suspension of their MS44 IVMS machine has been lifted.

Worries had been lifted about the Maritime Techniques Ltd MS44 product being supplied not assembly the specification conditions outlined below the primary form-approval programme. In addition, that more units getting marketed by Maritime Method Ltd differed to the product authorised below the IVMS form acceptance programme.

So that the MMO could supply people with the reassurance needed to move ahead with set up, kind acceptance of the MS44 machine was suspended to enable more supporting details to be gathered. The MMO would like to thank industry for their tolerance though this overview was undertaken.

Throughout the evaluate, which has now concluded, evidence supplied has confirmed that while there have been changes to the mounting and tamper proof seal of the MS44 machine it proceeds to meet up with the necessary specification standards, like 4G features. As a consequence of the review, the device remains 1 of the authorised IVMS units offered for invest in.

The MMO has also verified with Maritime Technique Ltd that added products that have not been kind permitted, simply cannot be marketed and the MS44 device continues to be the only machine provided by Maritime Devices Ltd that is accredited underneath the IVMS type acceptance programme.

The MMO continues to recommend folks to check out that any gadgets staying provided to them are form authorised devices prior to installation.

The MMO has also extended the deadline for Tranche 1 (vessels 10m to 11.9m in duration) machine set up by 7 months to May well 16 2022 and grant claim window to June 17 2022 to align with the Tranche 2 deadline.

The MMO would also remind people today to post the required documentation, like invoice and payment information, within their software for grant funding. This will stay clear of delays in processing and issuing payment.

Far more information and facts about the units authorised less than variety acceptance and the grant application approach can be discovered on our specified webpages.

You can also get hold of the MMO at ivms@marinemanagement.org.british isles for more support and advice, wherever essential.