The Seafood Slavery Risk Tool, originally created with Liberty Asia, Seafish and the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership and now jointly run by the aquarium with Liberty Asia and SFP, produces a rating indicating the likelihood that human trafficking, forced labor and hazardous child labor are occurring on fishing boats in a specific fishery.
Maritime regulation should be made more flexible if it is to support the development of autonomous ships, according to a new report by Danish Maritime Authority. The report identifies where changes in maritime regulation are needed and will be used as a platform for the future effort of DMA to develop regulation and make it digitalisation-ready.
Almost two thirds of global marine industry executives believe there is uncertainty surrounding liability issues relating to unmanned ships should a vessel be involved in an incident as a result of a cyber-attack, according to a new report from global law firm Clyde & Co and IMarEST.
The US Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register its intent to enter into a cooperative research and development agreement to evaluate small unmanned aircraft systems sensors or payloads, for use in a maritime environment.
The ‘S. 2083 legislation’ would require the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a model for assessing cybersecurity risk in the maritime sector, as well as guidelines for information sharing with the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center.
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