ESA joins One Sea alliance

Representing a major vote of confidence for autonomous shipping, the European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a Memorandum of Intent (MoI) pledging its support for the One Sea alliance.  “We expect that the current initiative, […]

China raises piracy threat to maximum

China has unexpectedly raised its Maritime Security (MARSEC) threat level to 3, or the maximum threat, for its flagged vessels travelling the Strait of Malacca, Dryad Maritime reports.  The security consultancy maintains that although the […]

IMO heads off cyber crime at sea

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is readying for the advent of automation in the shipping industry, with a major scoping exercise to safeguard against future disasters, including oil spills and collisions. Speaking at the regional […]

Australia explores future trends in navigation

A report timed for World Marine Aids to Navigation (AtoN) Day highlights cutting edge new technology to come in the digital age. The 40-page report looks at a futuristic voyage on board the fictitious Blue […]