Security and Logistics News

  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

Downtown Montreal skyline on stormy day   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.

  20 Jul 2017
State-agency-administered New Orleans Port has announced that its CEO Brandy Christian has been appointed to a US government board advising on rail transport ahead of an acquisition.

  17 Jul 2017
CMA CGM Group has announced plans to combine its container shipping service with Seatrade Group’s specialized reefer transport in a new vessel sharing agreement scheduled for October 2017 that will incorporate the services known by CMA CGM...

  14 Jul 2017
Italian maritime service provider Ocean S.r.l. has welcomed its first Damen tug – a Stan Tug 2608 – into its fleet

  13 Jul 2017
After a period of significant change, the container shipping industry is now moving towards a state of stability and growth

U.S. Navy photo by Daniel A. Taylor (Released) 170711-N-WC492-030   13 Jul 2017
The Philippine container ship that crashed into a US guided-missile destroyer may be liable for almost US$2 billion

  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

  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.

  13 Jul 2017
Gerald Hirt has been named the new Managing Director of the Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center (HVCC), a joint venture between the two container terminal operators in the Port of Hamburg, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) and Eurogate

  12 Jul 2017
Evergreen Line has reported the brave actions of its officers and crew after they rescued thirty seafarers forced to abandon their burning fishing vessel off the coast of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean on the July 9, 2017

  12 Jul 2017
A new film his been launched to highlight the vital and increasing importance of cyber security across the maritime industry

Mogadishu,Somalia-April, 30, 2013 :A general view of the tent camp where thousands of Somali immigrants on April 30, 2013, in Mogadishu,Somalia   12 Jul 2017
Somalia's government has estimated that the country is losing US$10 million a day due to the damage caused by the Panama-flagged MSC Alice after it dragged its anchor through the main fibre optic cable at Mogadishu port on June 24, 2017.

  12 Jul 2017
Online freight forwarder iContainers has been named in 'Cool Vendors in Supply Chain Execution Technologies', an annual report by information technology research company Gartner, which evaluates interesting, new and innovative vendors, products...

  11 Jul 2017
1-Stop Communications' CEO Michael Bouari spoke to Port Technology at TOC Europe 2017 to discuss how the company is aiming to improve supply chain technology

  10 Jul 2017
The ports of Surabaya and Bitung in Indonesia have selected new radar technology from manufacturer Kelvin Hughes to ensure the safe entry and exit, management and monitoring of vessels

  07 Jul 2017
Strainstall has supplied specialist load monitoring equipment to the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) to ensure safe operations for the Halley VI research station relocation project

  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

  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

  07 Jul 2017
Digital executives speaking on a panel at TOC Europe 2017 tempered expectations for companies looking for one digital solution to manage all of freight trade