MARITIME WAKES UP TO SECURITY RISKS

Today an estimated 30,000 vessels globally have some sort of access to always-on Internet via satellite. At the same time, a mix of increasingly sophisticated equipment – from electronic navigation systems to computer-controlled engines – is finding its way on board modern tonnage. This means ships can no longer be …

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BOURBON JOINS AUTONOMOUS SHIP INITIATIVE

Offshore services company Bourbon has entered into an MOU with Automated Ships Ltd (ASL) to support the building of the world’s first autonomous, fully-automated and cost-efficient prototype vessel for offshore operations, in collaboration with the project’s primary technology partner, Kongsberg. Bourbon will leverage its expertise in building and operating a …

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