BDO says UK Chancellor’s Spring Statement contains no unwelcome surprises for shipping

Accountant and shipping adviser BDO says that, while the Spring Statement by the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer did not contain any shipping-specific initiatives, it did include some measures which could be of interest to the maritime sector. Of particular interest to the offshore sector, the Government called for evidence to identify what should be […]

KVH Videotel and Nautical Institute online course collaboration a resounding success

A successful collaboration between maritime e-learning provider KVH Videotel and The Nautical Institute (NI), an international organisation for maritime professionals involved in the control of sea-going ships, has resulted in more than 100 NI members enrolling in online courses to further their knowledge and skills. The interactive courses cover a wide range of subjects from […]

Totem Plus systems supplied with Naval Dome SL4 cyber protection

Totem Plus has signed a licence agreement with Naval Dome for use of its award-winning maritime cyber security software across a range of its advanced automation and navigation solutions. Under the agreement, Totem Plus is licensed to integrate the Naval Dome software with the hard drives across several hundred systems in the Totem Plus portfolio, […]

Training against cyber-attack in the maritime sector

The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)’s MLA College, together with the University of Sunderland and Stapleton International, has developed an online Maritime Cyber Risk Awareness Course to help address an industry-wide lack of preparedness against digital threats Modern ships and seafarers are prime targets for cyber-attacks. It has been shown that bridge […]

Alewijnse Marine and Damen Shiprepair & Conversion to cooperate in Curacao

Alewijnse Marine and Damen Shipyards Curaçao have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) covering cooperation in ship repair, ship building and associated activities at Damen Shiprepair Curaçao (DSCu), in the southern Caribbean. The agreement was signed in the presence of Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of Curaçao Eugene Rhuggenaath and Curaçao […]