Representing the global marine electronics industry
Applying electronic technology to enhance the safety of life at sea
Providing a specialist information service to members
Developing international regulations & standards

CIRM is the principal international association for marine electronics companies

We bring individual companies together into a powerful collective body with an influential voice. As a non-profit organisation we are totally dedicated to the needs of our members.

CIRM exists to promote the application of electronic technology to the safety of life at sea and efficient conduct of vessels, fostering productive relationships between all stakeholders.

Our members include manufacturers, suppliers, system integrators, ship service providers, and other related business.

"I do appreciate getting the updates from CIRM and it helps me remain current in such difficult times and with an inability to attend meetingsā€.
CIRM Member Chris Henny

COVID-19 - Shipping industry guidance

Please find below links to COVID-19 guidance issued by various shipping authorities and associations.

Please note that this list is not a complete repository of all information that has been issued.

Issued by Date Description & link
International Maritime Organization (IMO) Live web page Coronavirus advice for IMO Member States, seafarers and shipping (web page)
International Maritime Organization (IMO) Live web page COVID-19 - IMO Member States Communications (web page)
Lloyd's Register Live web page Latest Flag and Port State instructions on COVID-19 (web page)
Indian Ocean MoU 20/03/20 Guidance for dealing with the circumstances in a pragmatic and harmonized approach (PDF)
Paris MoU 26/03/20 Paris MoU guidance regarding the impact of COVID-19 (PDF)
Tokyo MoU 10/04/20 Tokyo MoU revised guidance for dealing with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic (PDF)
BIMCO Live web page BIMCO's guidance on COVID-19 (web page)
Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) Live web page Questions and answers - Corona/COVID-19 (web page)
Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) 12/03/20 Regarding extension of statutory supervision and issuance/endorsement of statutory certificates due to COVID-19(web page)
International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) 14/04/20 Managing Ship and Seafarer Certificates during the Pandemic (PDF)
MarED 27/03/20 EC information on COVID-19's impact on Notified Bodies (PDF)
MarED 23/03/20 Communication to EA members and accredited conformity assessment bodies regarding the outbreak of COVID-19 (PDF)

For all news see the CIRM News Blog