Technology

  • StormGeo Technology Takes Guesswork out of...

    StormGeo’s shipping division (formerly AWT), the leading provider of fleet optimization services, fleet performance and onboard voyage management software, announces a new multi-model technology enabling ship captains to make better routing decisions around tropical cyclones.

  • A new virtual co-pilot on your mobile device

    Even for those of us who aren’t “millennials”, being connected to our mobile devices is a constant. We’re all used to the benefits of these devices; the familiarity of operations and the connectivity to our friends & family. This technology being integrated into our pleasure boating experience should not come as a surprise; what is a surprise is the innovation of the MAP product that made it possible.

  • NYK Group Tests Shipping IoT

    Carrier NYK Group and Norwegian digital platform provider Dualog have planned a proof-of-concept experiment involving an onboard Internet of Things (IoT) platform for ships.

  • CMA CGM Partners with Infosys for AI Automation...

    Artificial intelligence is to become part of CMA CGM’s ongoing digital transformation after the third largest container shipping company revealed that Infosys, an Indian multinational specializing next-generation technology, will help develop its business model through a seven-year partnership.

  • Marine matters: How blockchain technology is...

    The world’s marine industry giants have long been regarded as conservative, set in their ways and resistant to change. Yet, if recent blockchain-related developments are anything to go by, it seems nothing could be further from the truth.

  • UK releases new cyber security guidance for...

    The Government of the UK has unveiled a new code of practice to help the shipping industry handle the growing number of cyber threats that could lead to various criminal activities such as kidnap, piracy, fraud, theft of cargo and sensitive data, or imposition of ransomware.

  • Autonomous Systems Could Transform Shipping

    Autonomous systems could revolutionize the next generation of breakbulk shipping, leading to wide-ranging regulatory and operational changes, according to a new report published by a consortium of industry experts.

  • Banyan Technology Expands on Industry-First Multi...

    Banyan Technology, the pioneer and leader in live carrier connectivity, today announced increased multi-modal capabilities in the Banyan platform. This expanded functionality, combined with the industry's largest LTL (less-than-truckload) network, establishes an unprecedented, single-platform solution for all modes of shipping, including parcel, LTL, volume, and full truckload.

  • IACS Chairman Prioritizes Autonomous Shipping

    The new International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) Chairman, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, announced a series of initiatives designed to foster modernization and pave the way for autonomous shipping.

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Researcher Uncovers Shipping Industry Security Flaws

They may be a lot bigger than the average smartphone or desktop, but a researcher recently demonstrated a plethora of security gaps that could expose container ships to cyberthreats. In a blog post, Ken Munro of Pen Test Partners detailed shipping industry security vulnerabilities such as weak passwords, easily exploitable satellite antennae and other misconfigurations that can be identified by conducting a simple search on Shodan, a search engine for internet-connected devices.

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DMCA hosts interactive workshop on maritime technology

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) today (October 11) held an interactive workshop on ‘Maritime Innovation and Digitization’ as part of its efforts to attract more investments in research, technology, and maritime innovation.

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