The ongoing case of a ship’s oil discharge off the coast of Brazil...
The ongoing case of a ship’s oil discharge off the coast of Brazil has sparked fresh concerns over the need to improve surveillance of ships around the world. Authorities in the EU and the Mediterranean Sea share their expertise on the issue and explain what measures are currently in place in their respective areas to reduce ship pollution cases in the future.
The shipping industry might be the lifeblood of trade and commerce, but it remains wanting when it comes to cybersecurity awareness. This makes the launch of Cyber-SHIP Lab, a new research and training facility at the University of Plymouth, especially opportune. The project’s principal investigator, professor Kevin Jones explains more.
The tragic deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants, discovered in the back of a lorry in Essex, has once again highlighted the misery caused by human trafficking through ports. How can authorities improve port security to tackle people smuggling and prevent more unnecessary deaths?
In this issue: the impact of major shipbuilding mergers, human trafficking at ports, wind propulsion in shipping, and more.
Finnish and Polish microsatellite manufacturer ICEYE has launched a global Dark Vessel Detection solution in a standardised data product format for government organisations.
The buzz around artificial intelligence continues to proliferate, with shipping companies beginning to explore AI’s potential in predictive maintenance, intelligent scheduling and real-time analytics. Here is a round-up of five specific areas set to benefit from artificial intelligence in 2020.
Petroliam Nasional Berhad’s (Petronas) first floating liquefied natural gas (PFLNG 1) facility, also known as PFLNG SATU, was developed for the Kanowit gas field off the coast of Sarawak in Malaysia.
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Traditionally, maritime control room operators have had to sort through multiple data sources to make sense of everything, sometimes using…