Stellar Daisy was converted from a 1993-built crude oil tanker that Polaris purchased from Dynacom Tankers in 2007. Credit: Malte Schwarz

Polaris VLOC sinks in Atlantic

A very large ore carrier owned by South Korea’s Polaris Shipping has sunk in the Atlantic Ocean during a routine Brazil–China voyage. Twenty-two seafarers remain missing after seafarers aboard the 266,141 dwt Stellar Daisy sent […]

Speaking at CMA

US outlines cyber path forward at CMA

Fast-approaching governance over maritime cyber risk management by US regulators took centre stage on the first day of Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) annual shipping conference in Stamford, Connecticut. Speaking during CMA’s opening session on 20 […]

Bridge navigation is under increasing risk of cyber attacks. Credit: Danny Cornelissen

ABS strengthens vessel cyber safety connections

Shipowners working to defend against cyber-attacks can improve their vessel’s risk profile through a new certification offered by ABS. The Houston, Texas-based classification society issued in February its first notation under its cyber safety scheme […]