Technology Zone

  • New Maritime research centre to fight cyber pirates

    by Jean-Benoit Legault MONTREAL – A new research centre created at Montreal’s Polytechnique university will aim to protect ships from pirates – and they’re not talking about Blackbeard or Captain […]

  • Maritime UK launches new guidance on autonomous vessels

    Written by Ian Taylor Maritime UK has launched an updated version of the Code of Practice for Maritime Autonomous Ship Systems (MASS) – which includes a new chapter on cyber security. […]

  • Navigating Cybersecurity Challenges in Maritime Operational Technology

    By John Cusimano, Marco Ayala and Greg Villano The maritime industry – including container ships, bulk tankers, drillships, cruise ships, mobile offshore drilling units and the ports and terminals that […]

  • Norway opens cyber resilience centre

    by Martyn Wingrove Norway will open a maritime cyber resilience centre at the beginning of 2021, just as shipping needs to demonstrate cyber risk management within ship safety documentation Norwegian Shipowners’ […]

  • How Covid-19 has escalated the maritime drug trade – and what AI can do about it

    Adele Berti Israeli maritime intelligence and predictive analytics company Windward is using artificial intelligence to identify and pinpoint Europe-bound vessels that might be illicitly carrying drugs for distribution in the […]

  • Maritime Cybersecurity in Focus

    Maritime cybersecurity is more important than ever, as made clear during an international webinar chaired Wednesday by the United States, the Netherlands and Denmark. The webinar was a continuation of […]

  • Egypt to buy MDA kit

    The government of Egypt has requested the purchase of a Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) system from the United States at a cost of $417 million. The US Defence Security Cooperation […]

  • Marsec cyber concerns

    Cyber-attacks against maritime and shipping organizations are only increasing. Notwithstanding the IMO’s requirement for organizations in this sector to achieve cyber resilience by 2021, more and more entities are being […]

  • Indonesia to Receive Up to 14 UAVs & Upgrades to 3 Helicopters to Enhance Maritime Security

    February 28: The Indonesian House of Representatives’ commission on defence, intelligence, and foreign affairs (Komisi I) has approved a plan for the navy to receive up to 14 ScanEagle unmanned […]

  • Airports Rise to Technology Challenge Posed by Drone Threats

    October 15: Airports worldwide still face complex and costly challenges in protecting their operations from the threat of disruption from drone flights, and there remains no “silver bullet” solution to […]

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