In this edition of Marine Log’s Listen Up! podcast, we talk with Makiko Tani, who is deputy manager of ClassNK’s cybersecurity team, about the society’s recently unveiled digital grand design. ClassNK, expects digital technology to play a pivotal role in making the industry more efficient while also meeting the U.N.’s sustainable development goals for a better and more sustainable future by 2030.
However, despite its huge advantages, digitalization brings new risks as well and they need to be managed. ClassNK, which been working to ensure safety of life and property at sea for more than 120 years, is very much at the forefront of cybersecurity.