Greywing – From piracy to protecting people’s wellbeing.
Singapore-based maritime technology start-up Greywing, initially developed as a piracy platform, has helped over 25,000 seafarers to travel home.
COVID disruption: there’s no margin for error in port cyber security.
With the global shipping industry already under pressure, Joel Snape, Security Researcher at Nettitude, explains why addressing the risk to port infrastructure from cyber-attack has never been more critical.
The rapid pace of autonomous technology applications in shipping.
LR’s Principal Specialist, Assurance of Autonomy, Tony Boylen examines some of the opportunities and challenges in assuring autonomous systems as the technology develops.
Allergen labelling – what’s going on?
Late last year, the FDA warned two major US firms for ‘repeat offences’ of product labels not specifying allergens. Two letters do not constitute a trend, but I was reminded of these incidents recently, as I read our monthly intelligence reports.
What does the future hold for safetytech in maritime?
A Q&A with Andy McKeran, LR Maritime Performance Services Director.
The evolving world of inspection technology.
Inspection providers are making tank inspections safer and maintenance and survey schedules more effective with each innovation. But how does Class fit into all of this? And are these technologies equivalent to a surveyor inspecting a tank?
The US offshore wind sector prepares for take-off.
So far, the country has made little of the enormous potential that lies offshore, but things are about to change, says Rafael Riva, LR’s Commercial Manager in the US.
Will the pandemic open new doors?
If our industry can adapt and innovate like we have done throughout COVID-19, imagine what we can do to accelerate decarbonisation efforts if we apply the right thinking and the right resources, says David Loosley, BIMCO Secretary General & CEO.
Regulations continue to evolve, despite the pandemic.
Long before the COVID-19 pandemic updates to the regulatory regime were already planned for 2021. These changes will continue to be implemented, possibly with greater preparatory challenges due to the varied restrictions that have been experienced.
Shipping needs to raise its cyber game.
The shipping sector is lagging behind other industrial sectors in the all-important field of cyber security, says Nettitude CTO Ben Densham.