The representatives of the International Sava River Basin Commission informed the participants of the European Committee for drawing up standards in the field of inland navigation, Working group on Information Technologies (CESNI/TI) meeting, which was held on 17 to 18 February 2021 online, about the implementation of the WACOM project.
The mission of the CESNI are the following:
- adopting technical standards in various fields, in particular as regards vessels, information technology and crew,
- deliberating on the uniform interpretation and application of the said standards, on the method for applying and implementing the corresponding procedures, on procedures for exchanging information, and on the supervisory mechanisms among the Member States;
- deliberating on derogations and equivalences of technical requirements for a specific craft;
- deliberating on priority topics regarding safety of navigation, protection of the environment, and other areas of inland navigation.
The particular interest was paid to development and upgrade of the Sava GIS and Sava HIS where the modules for accident prevention and control and navigation module will be upgraded within the WACOM project.