Industry Sectors - Security, Surveillance and Detection


Iraqi Port Welcomes Its Largest Cargo Vessel

 26 Jul 2017

United Arab Emirates-based operator Gulftainer has said that a 5,551 TEU containership YM Wealth called at the Iraqi port of Umm Qasr.

  Carriers, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection


Four Men Found in Container on OOCL Ship

 21 Jul 2017

Canadian authorities are treating the discovery on Thursday of four men hiding in a shipping container at the Port of Montreal as a case of illegal entry, officials have told Reuters.

  Carriers, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping


Friday Focus: Compliance Doubts Around SOLAS VGM

 21 Jul 2017

A year after the new SOLAS VGM rules were established on July 1, 2016, Strainstall has found that many countries are still not implementing the International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulation properly

  Carriers, Container Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain



USS Fitzgerald Damage Estimated at $2 Billion

 13 Jul 2017

The Philippine container ship that crashed into a US guided-missile destroyer may be liable for almost US$2 billion

  Carriers, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping



Maersk Freezes Rates After Cyberattack

 13 Jul 2017

Maersk Group has said it had restored service contracts data relating to US trades which had been lost in the recent ‘Not Petya’ cyberattack

  Carriers, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection


UK Ports Border Security ‘Stretched’

 13 Jul 2017

UK border security weaknesses have been identified at sea ports on the east coast of England as well as in Scotland, according to the BBC.

  Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection


Cyber Security Film Launched for Maritime Industry

 12 Jul 2017

A new film his been launched to highlight the vital and increasing importance of cyber security across the maritime industry

  Carriers, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain


Trump Criticised for Exposing US Ports to Nuclear Threats

 07 Jul 2017

Critics have slammed President Donald Trump's proposed 2018 budget for taking funding away from protecting ports against the threat of nuclear attack and concentrating it on his Mexico border wall plans

  Health and Safety, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping


Maersk Exec: Strong Cyber Security Can’t Stop Attacks

 07 Jul 2017

Maersk's Asia Pacific Chief Executive has warned that it would be difficult to guard against new, random viruses like the global Petya cyberattack that hit the shipping giant's computers and delayed cargoes last month

  Carriers, Global Issues, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain