• Marine matters: How blockchain technology is...

    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.

  • UK releases new cyber security guidance for...

    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.

  • Autonomous Systems Could Transform Shipping

    Autonomous systems could revolutionize the next generation of breakbulk shipping, leading to wide-ranging regulatory and operational changes, according to a new report published by a consortium of industry experts.

  • Banyan Technology Expands on Industry-First Multi...

    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.

  • IACS Chairman Prioritizes Autonomous Shipping

    The new International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) Chairman, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, announced a series of initiatives designed to foster modernization and pave the way for autonomous shipping.

  • Premier Oil commits to advancing oil, gas...

    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.

  • Airbus D&S Collaborates on Maritime Crime...

    Airbus Defence and Space has partnered with the CSO Alliance, a maritime community of Company Security Officers (CSOs), to build a secure online reporting platform to help counter maritime crime on a global scale.

  • Autonomy On The High Seas

    Crewless cargo shipping vessels are on the horizon, poised to change the future of shipping. We explore the potential and risks of these seafaring marvels.


Mubadala set to reinvent Industry 4.0

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.


Researcher Uncovers Shipping Industry Security Flaws

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.


DMCA hosts interactive workshop on maritime technology

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.