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Cyber security risks for the ship operators
Cynthia Hudson, CEO, Hudson Analytix, acknowledges that maritime industry is a target to cyber risk for many reasons and as a result, action is needed from top management.
Protecting vessels from the internal and external cyber threat
Christian Vakarelis, VP Media Communications, Navarino, describes how, the company witnesses first hand the way cyber criminals become smarter almost every month.
Failed fuel pipe causes engine room fire
In its latest Monthly Safety Scenario, the Swedish Club presents an incident of engine room fire caused by the emergency quick acting valves not being properly closed. Many fires are caused by hot spots not being covered by the required insulation which might have been removed during maintenance.
Effective use of CO2 firefighting limited fire spread on 'Honor'
The US NTSB issued an investigation report on the fire onboard the US-flagged RORO vehicle carrier 'Honor', while en route from Southampton, England, to Baltimore, Maryland, about 55 miles southwest off the Isle of Wight, UK, on 24 February 2017.
Ineffective lookout causes collision, sinking and three fatalities
Two fishing vessels collided because the wheelhouse watchkeeper did not see the drifting motor cruiser and the sea anglers onboard the other and did not realise that they were in danger until it was too late.