CYBER-ATTACK: WHAT’S AT STAKE

The global shipping industry has come of age with more automation, game-changing technologies and the-internet-of-things. But embarking on this voyage has also made it a prime target for unforeseen, invisible, and highly destructive cyber-attacks. Spoofing, jamming, phishing, malware and ransom ware are not terms that were associated with the maritime …

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COCAINE SMUGGLED IN SEA CHEST

A stash of cocaine worth around NZ$20 million ($18 million) was allegedly retrieved from the sea chest of the Maersk Antares in New Zealand on Tuesday night. The crew of the container ship was apparently unaware that 46 kilograms of cocaine had been placed there by smugglers for the vessel’s voyage from …

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