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More cyber awareness training needed to curb attacks
More understanding of cyber threats and recognition that they are increasing is needed, a security expert has declared. 09 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Cerberus sonar installation at OMS
UK-headquartered Ocean Marine Systems (OMS) has completed the factory installation of Atlas Elektronik UK’s Cerberus Yacht Sonar system at its premises, in partnership with a UK-based security consultant. 24 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Stainless steel patrol boat
It is easy to see the attraction of using stainless steel as a building material for boats because of the lack of corrosion problems and reduced maintenance during the life of the boat. However there are downsides, one of which of course is the higher cost of the material. 19 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Somali spike but global piracy still declining
London-headquartered specialist risk consultancy Control Risks has recorded a 15% decrease in global maritime security incidents in the first half of 2017, compared with the same period in 2016. 19 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Cyber security awareness film follows recent Maersk scare
Global maritime cyber security awareness campaign, Be Cyber Aware at Sea, has collaborated with Fidra Films to launch a new film which aims to highlight the vital and increasing importance of cyber security across the maritime industry. 18 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
BIMCO issues cyber security guidance
The second edition of BIMCO’s ‘Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships’ issues guidance on insurance and how to handle cyber security during port calls. 12 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Integrated CCTV system for port and ferry terminal security
Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) provide efficient, cost-effective harbour and port infrastructure services for operators and communities in and around Scotland, UK. The company owns and manages 26 ports, harbours and slipways, as well as the infrastructure necessary for vital ferry services serving the West coast of Scotland and the Clyde Estuary. 10 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
How your commercial vessel could already have been cyber-attacked
According to George Ward at eMaritime Group, part of UK maritime training provider ECDIS Limited, you have been either hacked... or just didn’t know you have been hacked. 18 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Fincantieri and Ferretti announce a cooperation agreement
Two major Italian maritime boatbuilders have announced that they have reached a cooperation agreement with the goal of developing commercial and industrial synergies between the two companies. 24 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
First cyber security notation
US-headquartered classification society ABS has issued its first notation for the ‘ABS Guide for Cybersecurity Implementation for the Marine and Offshore Industries’. 22 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Flexible storage for video surveillance data
According to Wayne Arvidson, vice president, Intelligence, Surveillance and Security solutions at scale-out storage company Quantum, recent developments in camera technologies mean increased data storage requirements. 21 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
GOST launch
US-headquartered Global Ocean Security Technologies (GOST) a manufacturer of marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems, launched the new GOST Watch HD XVR at the recent Miami Boat Show. 21 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Cuxhaven Maritime Safety and Security Centre
On February 9, 2017, the official opening of Germany’s Cuxhaven Maritime Safety and Security Centre took place in the presence of Federal Minister Alexander Dobrindt, MdB, Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure. 13 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
NATO ends Indian Ocean counter piracy mission
NATO has formally ended its counter-piracy mission off Somalia after a fall in attacks and in order to move its resources to pay closer attention to Russia in the Black Sea and people smugglers in the Mediterranean. 29 Nov 2016 - Maritime Journal
Defence fleet renewal
The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) has awarded Netherlands-headquartered Damen Shipyards Group a contract for two new Stan Patrol 4207 vessels. 18 Nov 2016 - Maritime Journal
60 knot interceptor
Irish boatbuilder Safehaven Marine is currently developing a newer, larger and faster version of its Barracuda range of naval and military interceptors. 18 Nov 2016 - Maritime Journal
Unobtrusive satellite tracker unit
Ireland-headquartered Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. has launched a new satellite tracker unit called STINGR into the EMEA market at Intermodal Europe 2016 in Rotterdam. 16 Nov 2016 - Maritime Journal
TMG tackling changing threats
A former British First Sea Lord has backed The Maritime Group International’s (TMG) new security drive to meet rapidly changing threats worldwide. 17 Aug 2016 - Maritime Journal
Hercules sea trials
The latest of an order of fast patrol boats for Qatar has been undergoing seatrials. The Hercules 75 has been built to a design by BMT Nigel Gee, using Gurit composites, by Ares Shipyard in Turkey. 17 Aug 2016 - Maritime Journal
Suicide rammings off Europe’s coasts: A viable threat?
According to Allan & Associates, a Hong Kong-headquartered security risk management consultancy, the maritime dimension is often overlooked when assessing the risk of Islamist extremism in southern Europe. 10 Aug 2016 - Maritime Journal