AWO releases best practices for managing cyber risk

DECEMBER 13, 2018 — The American Waterways Operators has released best practices to help the American tugboat, towboat and barge industry in identifying and managing cyber risks and detecting and responding to

BIMCO has cyber security charter party clause under development

NOVEMBER 21, 2018 — BIMCO is developing a charter party clause dealing with cyber security risks and incidents that might affect the ability of one of the parties to perform its contractual

ABS issues first Cyber Security-Ready Notation to HHI VLCC

NOVEMBER 16, 2018 — ABS and South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have collaborated to develop cyber security requirements for the ABS Cyber Security-Ready (CS-Ready) Notation for marine assets. ABS has

Inmarsat adds new components to its cyber security service

NOVEMBER 15, 2018 — Inmarsat has added two new components to its Fleet Secure maritime cyber security service: a multi-layered endpoint security solution, Fleet Secure Endpoint, and a training app for mobile

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

Cyber defense system installed in first of 55 Stamco PCTCs

OCTOBER 17, 2018 — Israel-based maritime cyber security specialist Naval Dome has successfully installed its Endpoint maritime cyber defense system on a 57,692GT Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) operated by Piraeus-based

USCG highlights cyber threats that can affect marine industry

OCTOBER 10, 2018 — October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and, in a posting on the U.S. Coast Guard’s Maritime Commons blog, Charles Blackmore, cyber program specialist, Office of Port & Facility

North P&I gains Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation

SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 – North P&I Club has recently been awarded the U.K. government-backed Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation. The Cyber Essentials scheme is designed to improve the resilience of U.K. businesses to

IMCA: DP vessels can come out of layup better than they went in

AUGUST 15, 2018 — The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has issued a guidance note for member companies considering reactivating their owned and managed dynamically positioned vessels following a period of layup.

Clarksons cyber attack originated via one single user account

JULY 31, 2018 — Shipbroking giant Clarksons has disclosed that a November 2017 cyber security incident may have affected the security of certain personal information. Clarksons says that it is working to