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 […]

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 begins new anti-corruption drive

The IMO has moved to address corruption in the maritime industry via a work programme for its Facilitation Committee (FAL) agreed at the body’s 43rd meeting. The measure comes in response to a request co-signed […]