BIMCO has announced that it is developing a new clause for its standard contracts to deal with cyber security risks and related incidents that might affect the ability of contracted parties to perform their obligations.
Navarino reports that its Angel cyber security system has received an official endorsement from the CSO Alliance (CSOA), a member-based risk management platform for the shipping sector.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) reports that it has presented Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) with approval in principle (AiP) for its smart ship system INTELLIMAN SHIP, the first time the ‘Digital AL2 SAFE PERFORM SECURE’ notation has been granted to confirm compliance with LR’s new Digital Ships requirements.
Inmarsat has announced two new components for its Fleet Secure maritime cyber security service, with the addition of a multi-layered endpoint security solution, Fleet Secure Endpoint, as well as a training app for mobile devices called Fleet Secure Cyber Awareness.
ABS and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) report that they have collaborated in the development of a new set of cyber security requirements for the ABS Cyber Security-Ready (CS-Ready) Notation for marine assets, with ABS issuing the first CS-Ready Notation to a VLCC delivered by HHI from its Korean yard in November.
Classification society ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland, a provider of testing, inspection and certification for a variety of industries, have concluded a worldwide partnership agreement for cybersecurity services that will see the companies work together to create cyber certification for the shipping sector.
Piraeus-based Stamco Ship Management reports that it has completed the installation of Naval Dome’s Endpoint maritime cyber defence package onboard a 57,692GT Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC), the first of 55 PCTCs under Stamco management scheduled to be outfitted with the cyber system.
Wärtsilä has opened a new International Maritime Cyber Centre of Excellence (IMCCE) in Singapore, consisting of a Maritime Cyber Emergency Response Team (MCERT) and a cyber academy, created in conjunction with its new cyber security strategic partner, Templar Executives.
The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has published the first nine in a planned list of twelve recommendations documents on cyber safety, the culmination of a long-term initiative built on cross industry input and support.
The Port of San Diego has confirmed that it has been the victim of a cyber-attack, disrupting the agency’s information technology systems.
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