The world’s marine industry giants have long been regarded as conservative, set in their ways and resistant to change. Yet, if recent blockchain-related developments are anything to go by, it seems nothing could be further from the truth.
The Government of the UK has unveiled a new code of practice to help the shipping industry handle the growing number of cyber threats that could lead to various criminal activities such as kidnap, piracy, fraud, theft of cargo and sensitive data, or imposition of ransomware.
Banyan Technology, the pioneer and leader in live carrier connectivity, today announced increased multi-modal capabilities in the Banyan platform. This expanded functionality, combined with the industry's largest LTL (less-than-truckload) network, establishes an unprecedented, single-platform solution for all modes of shipping, including parcel, LTL, volume, and full truckload.
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) boasts a growing and diverse group of prominent industry players dedicated to working together to solve complex technical challenges in the oil and gas sector. Premier Oil, which has been a member since 2011, is extending its membership to the organization by three years.
The Seatrade Offshore Marine and Work Boat Middle East 2017 witnessed a live demonstration for a remote control of an Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) located in Dubai from an autonomous control station placed in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC)
Mubadala Investment Company, Abu Dhabi’s strategic investment company, today announced a collaboration with IBM at the Dubai Airshow, to develop smart systems that support manufacturing facilities, predictive technology and service optimization in the aviation sector.
France-based GTT has secured a contract from Chinese shipyard Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding to design liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanks for two new vessels.
DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has created Battery XT, the first testing-based verification of battery lifetime for Li-on batteries.
They may be a lot bigger than the average smartphone or desktop, but a researcher recently demonstrated a plethora of security gaps that could expose container ships to cyberthreats. In a blog post, Ken Munro of Pen Test Partners detailed shipping industry security vulnerabilities such as weak passwords, easily exploitable satellite antennae and other misconfigurations that can be identified by conducting a simple search on Shodan, a search engine for internet-connected devices.
The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) today (October 11) held an interactive workshop on ‘Maritime Innovation and Digitization’ as part of its efforts to attract more investments in research, technology, and maritime innovation.