ABS Awards Industry’s First Offshore Facility Cyber Security-Ready Notation to Sembcorp Marine

ABS Awards Industry’s First Offshore Facility Cyber Security-Ready Notation to Sembcorp Marine

ABS and Sembcorp Marine collaborate on cybersecurity standard for newbuild offshore units ABS awarded a Cyber Security-Ready (CS-Ready) Notation to a Sembcorp Marine jack-up drilling rig built to its proprietary Pacific …
Nov 15, 2018 /  Vessels
LR grants cyber security AiP to DSME Smart Ship Solution

LR grants cyber security AiP to DSME Smart Ship Solution

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) has received approval in principle (AiP) from LR for the DSME Smart Ship Solution (DS4®), receiving the Cyber SECURE notation, which confirms compliance …
Jul 25, 2018 /  Curious
MPA Singapore: Shaping the Future of a Cyber-smart Maritime Industry

MPA Singapore: Shaping the Future of a Cyber-smart Maritime Industry

Experts discuss developments and best practices at Maritime Cyber Security Seminar More than 250 participants from diverse maritime backgrounds gathered in Singapore for the second Maritime Cyber Security Seminar to …
Apr 24, 2018 /  Curious
Being prepared: Cybersecurity is a featured topic at SMM

Being prepared: Cybersecurity is a featured topic at SMM

Enhancing transparency, boosting efficiency: big data has arrived in the shipping industry. But besides opportunities, network integration also harbours risks. At MS&D, the International Conference on Maritime …
Feb 22, 2018 /  Curious
IMO supports maritime security in west and central Africa

IMO supports maritime security in west and central Africa

Efforts to prevent piracy, armed robbery against ships and illicit maritime activity in west and central Africa are being boosted by an extended IMO mission to Yaoundé, Cameroon (18 January – 2 February). An …
Jan 31, 2018 /  Piracy
Naval Dome and LR team up to develop cyber security standards for ships

Naval Dome and LR team up to develop cyber security standards for ships

Israel-based cyber security specialist Naval Dome has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with LR aimed at establishing standards and guidelines for maritime cyber defence. As part of the collaboration agreement, …
Nov 13, 2017 /  Vessels
Serbian Marines Protect World Food Programme Merchant Vessel Esbjerg

Serbian Marines Protect World Food Programme Merchant Vessel Esbjerg

During September EU NAVFOR’s Serbian Marines have been embarked on the World Food Programme (WFP) MV Esbjerg, to protect it from pirate attack as it sails along the Somali coast. This highly capable team is …
Sep 27, 2017 /  Piracy
COMSAT Announces Maritime Cybersecurity Programs

COMSAT Announces Maritime Cybersecurity Programs

Following a June 16, 2017, decision by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that requires ship owners and managers to incorporate cyber risk management into safety management systems established by the ISM Code, …
Jul 12, 2017 /  Curious
Piracy still a threat off Somalia despite successes: UN official

Piracy still a threat off Somalia despite successes: UN official

The threat of piracy off the coast of Somalia looms large despite significant gains made against it, says a UN official. Andrew McLaughlin, the Program Officer in charge of Global Maritime Security at the UN Office on …
Nov 21, 2016 /  Piracy
NATO Operation Sea Guardian Kicks off in the Mediterranean

NATO Operation Sea Guardian Kicks off in the Mediterranean

Yesterday, NATO begins a new standing maritime security operation in the Mediterranean Sea named Operation Sea Guardian. Three NATO ships and two submarines – the Italian frigate ITS Aviere, the Bulgarian frigate …
Nov 10, 2016 /  Naval