Cyber-risk in the real world

Written by Kevin Tester. Posted in Marine industry talk

Every year, new catchphrases that initially bring clarity to maritime industry panel discussions, conferences and exhibitions can quickly become loosely-used jargon. At first glance, ‘cyber-risk’ would appear to fit the buzzword bill, but the virtual threat is more than a passing fad; it is here to stay and will require intelligent long-term solutions.

A week in Rotterdam: Europort 2017

Written by Chiara Caputo. Posted in Marine industry talk

With a wealth of maritime heritage and its status as Europe’s number one port, Rotterdam today is a vibrant city whose business and cultural significance has been coined in the phrase ‘Manhattan on the Maas’, to denote the sleek architectural skyline that symbolises its regeneration.

JLA Media goes to Russia

Written by Chiara Caputo. Posted in Marine industry talk

Despite economic and political challenges, Russia’s firm intentions to grow its maritime industries while driving cooperation in the Arctic proved to be key themes in the lead-up to NEVA 2017, which took place in St Petersburg between 19-22 September.

The power of economic growth

Written by Emma Tuohey. Posted in Marine industry talk

It used to be said that when the US sneezed, the world economy caught a cold. Today, the harbinger of economic well-being is China, which has been functioning as the engine of world economic growth for at least 20 years.

#Europort essentials

Written by Emma Tuohey. Posted in Marine industry talk

Europort 2017 is just around the corner! Check out our infographic for details of where JLA and our clients will be, the show themes and some Rotterdam maritime stats...

Nor-Shipping ushers in the future

Written by Chiara Caputo. Posted in Marine industry talk

Big changes lie ahead for shipping - that was certainly the message at this year’s Nor-Shipping. The international maritime fair took place in Oslo from 30th May to 2nd June. While by no means the first maritime event of the year to focus on ‘Disruption’, ‘Big Data’ and ‘Cyber Security’, Nor-Shipping brought characteristic Nordic clarity to the digital debate, and a contagious feeling that change is already under way.