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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.

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.