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 •  December 8

DECEMBER 8, 2017 — China's first smart ship, the 38,000 dwt bulker Great Intelligence, has received cyber-enabled ship (CES) descriptive notes from classification society Lloyd's Register (LR). The vessel is a modified version of the Green Dolphin fuel-efficient bulk carrier concept. Designed by Shanghai Merchant Ship Design and Research Institute...

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 •  October 18

OCTOBER 17, 2017 — The Liberian Registry has launched a Cyber and Ship Security Computer Based Training (CBT) program. It provides a comprehensive overview of cyber-security issues, including malware, network security, identity theft, risk management, and other common threats to maritime security. "Cyber-attacks have been identified as among the...

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 •  September 12

SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 — Classification society Lloyd's Register (LR) is releasing its "Type Approval Requirements for components within Cyber Enabled Systems on board Ships – Procedure for Network and Network-related devices." LR says that this type approval procedure is important, as it defines a critical point in the evolution of smart technology...

Marine Log

 •  August 16

AUGUST 16, 2017 — A. P. Moller - Maersk reports that second quarter grew by 8.4% to $9.6 billion year on year, mainly due to higher freight rates at Maersk Line. Underlying profit in the second quarter improved from $134 million to $389 million, with Maersk Line contributing with an underlying profit of $327 million. As a result of post-tax...

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 •  July 14

JULY 13, 2017 — The U.S. Coast Guard has released a draft of its planned Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) entitled "Guidelines for Addressing Cyber Risks at Maritime Security Act (MTSA) Regulated Facilities). The draft NVIC says that MTSA-regulated facilities are instructed to analyze vulnerabilities with computer systems and...