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 […]

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 […]

ABS prove AI-enabled corrosion detection potential

Classification society ABS, Google Cloud, and Ukrainian software provider SoftServe have successfully demonstrated the accuracy of using artificial intelligence (AI) to detect levels of corrosion and coating breakdown on ships and offshore structures. Representing a […]

Assessing automation’s impact

Transportation is the backbone of our globalised economy and it has been undergoing significant transformation because of the 4th Industrial Revolution – a period characterised by the integration of artificial intelligence and higher degrees of […]

LR cyber training to tackle human factor

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has launched a cyber awareness training to its customers to boost cyber resilience. Developed in partnership with cyber security training company AXELOS RESILIA Frontline, LR said the awareness training is engaging and “an […]

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Joining the data dots: cruise ship MOBs

The revelation that 284 people have fallen off cruise ships and 41 from larger ferries since 2000 has prompted a conversation on the industry’s safety practices.  From an average of 1.5 people that fall overboard […]