Tag: maritime technology

  • Fighting Pirates with Science

    Piracy is a serious problem in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean. While NATO, Russian, Iranian, and Chinese ships all escort merchant vessels through the Gulf of Aden, […]

  • Security Awareness Low

    Shipping sector security awareness ‘low to non-existent’ ENISA urges EU member states to improve security awareness in the maritime sector. By Tom Brewster, 21 Dec 2011 at 10:24 The European maritime […]

  • Maritime Cyber Security

    First EU-Report on Maritime Cyber Security BRUSSELS and HERAKLION, Greece, December 20, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — ENISA has published the first EU report ever on cyber security challenges in […]

  • Tech Trap

    Lloyd’s List has been featuring a unique and emerging sub-branch of marine technology – “anti-piracy hardware”. With the rise of the pirates, there has also been a host of equipment manufacturers […]

  • Anti Pirate Water Cannon

    Unifire AB of Sweden has released a new video of their Anti Pirate Water Cannon System. The video shows Unifire’s “Force 80™” remote control water cannons (a.k.a. “monitors”) in action […]

  • The GHOST

    Development of the first ever “super-cavitating craft” has produced a combination aircraft/boat that has been designed to fly through an artificial underwater gaseous environment that creates 900 times less hull […]

  • Technological Winner

    Applied Weather Technology, Inc. has announced its innovative fleet management system GlobalView™, as the winner of the Systems category for the fifth annual Safety at Sea International Awards. The systems […]

  • Smelly Solution

    US-based International Maritime Security Network is developing a system for yachts that will shower approaching pirates with slick, foul-smelling green liquid. “The last thing they want to do now is […]

  • Naval Gazing

    The US Navy has developed advanced software that flags high risk pirate attack zones. The programme takes weather, known pirate locations, vulnerable shipping routes and past history into consideration. Thousands […]

  • Hi-Tech Solution

    A US robotics company is working to perfect a “magnetized robot” to climb up ships hulls to spy on pirates. The ReconRobotics system would allow a vehicle to carry a […]