ABS reports that it has issued its first notation under the ABS Guide for Cybersecurity Implementation for the Marine and Offshore Industries.
P&I Club Steamship Mutual has released a DVD titled ‘Cyber Security: Smart, Safe Shipping’ highlighting the implications of a potential cyber security breach for a shipping company.
Cavodoro Shipping Corporation has implemented the Cisco-based Maritime Cybersecurity Solution from SetelHellas on board the oil tanker M/T Mistral, in an effort to safeguard its IT infrastructure and minimise the risk of cyber-attack.
DNV GL has published a new Recommended Practice (RP) document on ‘Cyber Security Resilience Management’, which it says should help shipping companies identify and address potential cyber hazards.
The North P&I Club in the UK is undertaking a ‘Be Cyber Aware At Sea’ campaign to highlight the cyber threats facing shipowners, aiming to raise awareness of the increasing danger to international shipping, ports and offshore operations.
ABS has been awarded a research contract by the Maritime Security Center (MSC) – a US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center of Excellence, led by the Stevens Institute of Technology – for a two-year research programme focused on defining the future of cybersecurity for the maritime industry.
Netherlands-based Port-IT has released the complete version of its IRIS cyber security package for the maritime industry, building upon the free basic Remote IRIS version of the e-mail scanning service that was announced in April of this year.
Shipmanagement company Thome has announced that it has begun a review of its cyber security protocols, in reaction to what it calls “the very real threat” of malicious cyber-attacks on the shipping industry.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) and QinetiQ have announced that they are working together on a pilot project with LNG carrier operator GasLog to explore ways of increasing the level of security on cyber-enabled ships, with tailored methodologies for LNG vessels with respect to IMO/USCG guidelines and available standards.
ABS has introduced new volume releases and revisions for its CyberSafety series of cybersecurity certification and optional notations for marine and offshore assets and facilities.
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