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  • Singapore’s navy tests a new layer of surveillance: unmanned vessels

    By: Mike Yeo MELBOURNE, Australia – Singapore is testing unmanned surface vessels with a locally developed, AI-driven navigation algorithm that could be used for maritime security operations in the congested […]

  • Antwerp Tests Autonomous Drones for Port Monitoring and Security

    The Port of Antwerp is expanding its testing of autonomous drones to monitor activity and maintain safety across the port complex. This week, for the first time, an autonomous drone […]

  • 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 […]