Elements of regulation to be explored by Red Ensign Group Technical Forum - Monday, 08 October 2018
An ongoing commitment to pioneering technology,
sharing resources and continuing improving the expertise it offers
to the maritime world at large as well as its own members will be
the focus of this week's Red Ensign Group Technical
The REG Technical Forum will be held in Southampton
(UK) and includes delegates from the Cayman
Islands, Gibraltar, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey
and the UK.
A new co-chair of the Forum, Greg Evans, global
director for the Cayman Islands Shipping
Registry will be alongside longstanding chair
Richard Pellew, from the Maritime & Coastguard
There will be updates on the Electronic Oil
Record Book trial, a review of enhanced authorisation, technical
interpretations and electronic certificates.
The new Red Ensign Yacht Code which comes into force
next January will also get its final sign off before going to the
International Maritime Organization.
Greg Evans said: 'There are always tough
conversations to be had in this forum. The REG has many different
viewpoints but at heart has the same commitment to maritime
Richard Pellew said: 'As the Red
Ensign Group continues to push forward with pioneering the use of
technology, many of the discussions between the REG experts in the
room this week will not only benefit the members of the REG but to
others in the wider maritime industry.'
The REG Technical Forum is being held on 9 and 10