Port cranes GPS signals blocked

In recent years, incidents of GPS tampering have disrupted the flow of commerce within ports around the world by blocking the signals needed for crane operators to locate and move goods. The Israeli ports of […]

Stand together against cyber crime

A sore but undeniable truth of the maritime industry is that crew are constantly being treated as a liability. To hear it told by shipowners, projects such as the Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM)-led initiative with […]

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 […]

IMO MSC 101 makes great safety strides

During the 101st session of the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) held between 5 June and 14 June, many significant advances in the areas of polar safety, fuel safety, autonomous shipping, and e-navigation were made […]