Naval Dome develops maritime cyber security monitoring dashboard

JANUARY 7, 2019 — Israel based maritime security specialist Naval Dome has developed an innovative approach that enables shoreside as well as shipboard staff to manage the cyber security status of all

Smit tug evacuates Yantian Express crew as firefighting continues

JANUARY 7, 2019 — The 23 crew members aboard the Hapag-Lloyd vessel Yantian Express have been evacuated as firefighting efforts continue. As we reported earlier, a fire broke out in one container

Study raises concerns about Panama Canal tugboat captain fatigue

DECEMBER 6, 2018 — The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) says that a major accident on the Panama Canal could be imminent, releasing the results of an independent report that it commissioned

Investigators: Safety-critical concerns with F100 frigate design

DECEMBER 3, 2018 — Investigators probing the November 8 incident that led to the sinking of the Norwegian frigate KNM Helge Ingstad following a collision with the tanker Sola TS have identified

Viking’s LifeCraft solution passes demanding Heavy Weather Sea Trial

NOVEMBER 19, 2018 — Ejsberg, Denmark, headquartered Viking Life-Saving Equipment A/S reports that its innovative LifeCraft system has passed a demanding full-scale Heavy Weather Sea Trial (HWST), paving the way for cruise

USCG and Starfleet rescue 15 from listing liftboat

NOVEMBER 19, 2018 — The Coast Guard and good Samaritan vessels assisted in the rescue of 15 people from a lift boat near Grand Isle, LA, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector

Federal grand jury indicts captain of deadly duck boat

NOVEMBER 8, 2018 — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Missouri reports that a federal grand jury has indicted Kenneth Scott McKee, 51, of Verona, Mo., the captain of

Stena Bulk vessel deters pirate attack off Yemen

NOVEMBER 5, 2018 — Stena Bulk reports that on November 3 its 49,750 dwt U.K. flagged tanker Stena Imperial reported a suspected pirate approach while northbound through the Red Sea west of

Austal reports cyber security breach

NOVEMBER 1, 2018 — Shipbuilder Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) said in a stock exchange announcement today that its Australian business has detected and responded to a breach of the company’s data management systems

Port of LA issues statement on explosion in export-bound container

NOVEMBER 1, 2018 —The Port of Los Angeles says that, because facilitation of a safe and secure supply chain is a top priority at the port, an incident involving an export-bound shipping