Tag: ais

  • ‘Going Dark’ is a Red Flag – AIS Tracking and Sanctions Compliance

    May 29:Turning off the AIS to avoid detection is having the opposite effect when it comes to authorities monitoring vessels in areas covered by sanctions.  The Automated Identification System (AIS) […]

  • US concerns over Iran tankers

    Waiting for Iran to shrug. US accuses Iranian oil tankers of turning off maritime transponders The United States accused Iranian oil tankers of turning off their maritime transponders to try and hide […]

  • Hijack off Congo

    MDAT-GoG reports that a merchant ship has been hijacked by pirates off Pointe Noire, Congo on October 29th. The incident occurred around 102nm off the coast. The vessel, along with […]

  • Keeping an eye on cyber

    The maritime cyber security threat shouldn’t be ignored. Changing Security Course Critical for Global Maritime  DON HEPBURN In our modern global economy, over 90 percent of all traded goods, valued […]

  • Indonesia’s IUU fishing

    Fisheries security hugely important to Indonesia. Google satellite tracking is Indonesia’s weapon in fishing war JAKARTA — Indonesia’s Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti deals with some dangerous men in her role, […]

  • Indo’s IUU fishing defence

    Satellites and drones will also be deployed. Indonesian Government building an integrated system to tackle IUU fishing By Nicky Lung According to a report by Jakarta Globe, the Government of Indonesia is […]

  • Keeping track

    Why it’s so hard to keep track of ships that get up to no good Ioannis Chapsos, Coventry University South Korea recently seized two oil tankers that it says were […]

  • Cyber-Attack: What’s at Stake

    Shipping begins to wake to the threat. Cyber-Attack: What’s at Stake By Payal Bhattar The global shipping industry has come of age with more automation, game-changing technologies and the-internet-of-things. But embarking […]

  • Hacking vessel satcoms

    Poorly protected systems still causing concern. Hack of shipping satcoms – Ken Munro Shipping is now always-on, connected through VSAT, GSM/LTE and even Wi-Fi. There are numerous systems with crew […]

  • Cyber: is industry prepared?

    The escalating cyber threat to shipping. Today’s Maritime Security: Is the Industry Prepared? By Jim Romeo In late June of 2017, AP Moeller-Maersk shut down its container operations at the […]