The Big River Coalition has been highlighting the importance of dredging in the Mississippi River Channel so it is deep enough to support the larger ships that navigate the waterways today. In this video feature, we look into the dredging efforts along the Mississippi River and their importance for the US shipping sector, as well as the regeneration of coastal areas.
Recently, a team of breakers at ethical hacking firm Pen Test Partners proved there are several ways to break into a ship’s navigation system and potentially cause a major incident. So, after all the warnings, where does shipping currently stand on cybersecurity?
Over the course of seven years, Sri Lanka’s Port of Hambantota went from a bastion of hope for one of the country’s poorest districts to a dead weight that sunk its finances and turned the developing economy into China’s debtor.