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6-LEVEL CYBERSECURITY STRATEGY FOR VSAT

KVH Industries’ approach to reducing cyber risk includes a cohesive group of initiatives, with seafarer training a primary focus. As the maritime industry turns to digitalization to help improve operational efficiency, there is increasing awareness of the importance of protecting networks and vessels from cyber risks. KVH Industries, Inc., has announced “6-Level Cybersecurity,” a cohesive… Read more »

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Large Shipping Losses Declining in 2017

Large shipping losses have declined by 38 percent over the past decade, according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s (AGCS) Safety & Shipping Review 2018.   There were 94 total losses reported around the shipping world in 2017, down four percent year-on-year (98) – the second lowest in 10 years after 2014. Bad weather,… Read more »

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Pirates target six container vessels in first half of 2018

Six container vessels were victims of piracy attacks or attempted attacks in the first half of 2018, one less compared to the same period in 2017. Two attempted attacks occurred off the coast of Nigeria as vessels were steaming. The remaining four vessels were either berthed or anchored in the Philippines, Ecuador, Antigua, and Barbuda or Cyprus,… Read more »

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European Maritime Single Window environment; A big step toward optimised and efficient shipping in EU

Our world is in transition to a low-carbon economy and transport is not an exception. New technologies and initiatives are affecting the mobility landscape. among all modes of transport, Maritime transport is a backbone of trade and communications within and beyond the single market. Almost one-third of all intra-EU and three-quarters of the internationally traded… Read more »

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PORTS WARY OF THE BITCOIN BUBBLE

Ports are sniffing around cryptocurrencies, but with a great deal of trepidation, finds Martin Rushmere. Port authorities and terminal operators are traditionally  eat-and-potatoes types for technology. Reliable, proven and trusted have always appealed to their tastes. New types of gantries, straddle carriers and automation were seen as strange types of food,  picked at gingerly before… Read more »