Insurance and financial services firm Allianz has published the 2017 edition of its Safety and Shipping Review, the company’s annual overview of trends and developments in shipping safety, highlighting the benefits accruing from modern technologies while also warning of potential risks through over-reliance on IT and the growing threat of cyber-attacks.

Maritime trade union Nautilus International has launched a survey on crew connectivity, which it says will be used to help seafarers shape the way shipping companies use technology on board vessels.

Research and Markets has published a new report, Maritime Satellite Communication Market by Type, Service, End User and by Region - Global Forecast to 2020, which predicts annual growth of 9 per cent in shipping satcoms to the end of the decade.

Tuesday, 05 January 2016 11:22

Cyber security guidelines for ships launched

BIMCO and a group of fellow shipping organisations have launched a set of guidelines which aim to help global shipping prevent cyber incidents on board vessels, which they believe could create major safety, environmental and commercial issues for the industry.

Research conducted by marketing agency Mabox Marine has suggested that 66 per cent of the top 100 companies in the shipping industry are falling foul of the latest Google rules on website responsiveness to mobile devices.

Published in Maritime Software

The value of the global maritime satellite communications market is set to double over the next decade, according to a new report from Euroconsult.

A new report from Crewtoo on the happiness levels of seafarers highlights just how important internet access has become for those working at sea, claiming many now demand it rather than simply desire it.

A survey on the state of technology in ocean shipping has indicated that ‘urgent’ investment in new technologies is needed in the coming year.

Published in Maritime Software

Satellite market research company NSR has issued a report claiming that the maritime sector is set to dominate demand for FSS satellite capacity, requiring approximately 160 satellite transponders by 2023.

Euroconsult’s ‘Maritime Telecom Solutions by Satellite: Global Market Analysis & Forecasts, 3rd Edition’ report, released last week, has estimated that the maritime market now has more than 11,000 active VSAT terminals, with just 10 providers having 1 per cent or more of the market.

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