Technology Zone

  • Drones on Demand

    The era of cheap UAVs is here. Drones on Demand By Shilpa Kappur Vasudevan The British Royal Navy assembled a cheap drone with body and wings made using a 3D printer […]

  • China debuts Zubr LCAC

    Chinese State TV shows off craft. China debuts Zubr LCAC in show of amphibious force in South China Sea Ridzwan Rahmat, Singapore and Andrew Tate, London – IHS Jane’s Navy International […]

  • The new targets for cyber crime

    Organised gangs targetting transport sector. Trains and boats and planes – the new targets for cyber crime By Stuart Poole-Robb Organised Criminal Gangs (OCGs) are now conducting a rapidly growing number […]

  • Asia’s Lethal Naval Arms Race

    Regional maritime disputes increase tensions. Asia’s Lethal Naval Arms Race Sheryn Lee Claims that a destabilizing ‘arms race’ is underway in the Asia–Pacific have become commonplace and are supported by reports […]

  • Singapore Navy’s new ships

    Littoral Mission Vessels will eventually replace the existing Fearless-class Patrol Vessels. Singapore Navy launches first of 8 new warships By Loke Kok Fai SINGAPORE: The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) launched […]

  • Thai Navy to buy Chinese subs

    Opt to ‘buy local’ despite regional tensions. Thai Navy votes to buy three Chinese submarines worth $1 bn Bangkok: Thailand’s navy has voted in favour of buying three Chinese submarines worth US$1 billion, […]

  • Third Annual QMARSEC Event

    Future of AIS to be high on agenda. Qatar’s National Security Shield Project to Host Third Annual QMARSEC Event The third annual QMARSEC conference will take place on 28 October […]

  • BAE to run new VTS in UK

    More acronyms than is reasonable… New management system for naval base and carriers MILLIONS of pounds are to be spent installing new technology to monitor ship movements in and around […]

  • Nigeria to deploy drones for oil security

    Crack down on oil pipeline theft. Drones, aircraft to be deployed for surveilling oil installations – NSCDC Dr Ade Abolurin, Commandant-General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), says the […]

  • Are shipowners ready for cyber attacks?

    Hacking seen as next big threat. Are shipowners ready to prevent cyber attacks? Shipowners should be prepared to battle cyber threats to their assets, and the industry should be doing […]