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Shipping must focus more on cyber security methods

Speaking during a virtual conference, Ben Densham, chief technology officer of Nettitude, highlighted that the cyber security of the shipping industry is lagging behind many other sectors just as the threat profile continues to escalate.

Three ways cyber security changes shipping

The shipping industry is going fast forward to an autonomous, digitalized world, with several projects being developed. Technology is now an integral part of the industry, highlighting the need for innovative projects and ideas. As a new wind of change, digitalization brings changes within the industry, meaning that stakeholders have to keep up with them, not to be left behind.

IAPH: Ports struggle with implementation of FAL Convention

IAPH conducted a survey during October 2020 to all ports concerning the use of data under the FAL Convention and the role of digitalization within the port sector, revealing that the majority of respondents struggle with the mandatory requirement on electronic data exchange.

Laker becomes largest ship ever to perform automated docking

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has introduced a semi-autonomous navigation system installed on a Great Lakes self-unloading bulk freighter, which became the largest ship ever capable of performing automated docking and dock-to-dock sailing operations.

BV completes underwater remote survey via drone

The classification society, Bureau Veritas (BV) successfully completed an underwater remote survey using the Seasam technology eco-system from Notilo Plus onboard a Corsica linea ship.

Tool for remote vessel assessments launched

The International Maritime Security Associates, INC (IMSA) launched a shipboard based cyber security assessment tool to assist the industry be in line with the IMO 2021 cyber security regulations. 

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