At the Danish Maritime Authority, we wish to pave the way
for a digital maritime sector. We strive to inspire with progressive projects
We have already made great progress working on the digitalisation of certificates
for seafarers. Now we are initiating a proof of concept-project to show how the
functioning of digital certificates could become in practice.
Our vision of digital certificates for seafarers holds great
potential and many aspects. We expect to lessen the administrative burdens of
all stakeholders within the maritime sector. We predict that Port State Controls
will become more smooth and efficient. Digital certificates will provide a
higher level of security and validity while instant and automatic verification will
We have simplified our vision with this illustration:
We are proud to present the Pilot Project of Digital Certificates.
Our goal is to share best practices with flag states and international
organizations in order to get the entire maritime sector on board with the digitalisation
of certificates for seafarers.
International cooperation is key to succeeding, which is why we hope for a great
interest in our project from all stakeholders.
will find the expected timeline of our project:
What does it mean for the seafarer?
Our pilot project aims to show how digital
certificates could function onboard ships, for companies and authorities.
The digitalisation of certificates will mean changes for
the seafarer too. In this video, we highlight some of the expected benefits and