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Port of Los Angeles Inks $6.8 Mln Cybersecurity Deal with IBM

Dec 07, 2020

The Port of Los Angeles is working with IBM to design and operate a Port Cyber Resilience Center (CRC) at the U.S.' busiest container port.A $6.8 million, three-year agreement between the seaport and tech giant includes hardware, software and services to design…

Achieving Port Resiliency and Peace of Mind with this Alternative Energy Source

Dec 04, 2020

Protect your port with the power and resiliency of propane generatorsOur nation’s ports are a critical hub of business, logistics, and employment, and their global impact is undeniable. According to the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA)…

Lebanon Hires German Firm to Remove Dangerous Material from Beirut Port

Nov 20, 2020

Lebanon's authorities signed a contract this month with a German company to clear dangerous material stored for more than a decade at Beirut port, the site of a seismic blast in August that killed about 200 people and wrecked swathes of the capital…

Partners Aim to Help Shipowners Meet Hazardous Materials Regulations

Nov 10, 2020

Maritime and offshore specialist IT firm SRO Solutions is launching a new partnership with international inspection agency SGS and maritime digitization specialist NautilusLog to help shipowners meet this year’s Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) deadline…

ABS Launches Infectious Disease Mitigation Notation

Nov 10, 2020

A new notation and new guidance launched by ABS amid the COVID-19 pandemic aims to help marine and offshore operators reduce transmission of disease, the classification society said Tuesday.The ABS Guide for Mitigation of Infectious Disease…

Report Highlights Regulators' Failure to Protect Seafarers

Nov 09, 2020

Seafarers are left unprotected by systemic failures in the implementation of the regulatory regime for work and rest hours at sea, a newly published report finds.The World Maritime University's (WMU) new report,  'A Culture of Adjustment', by Dr…

KONGSBERG's Vessel Insight Gains DNV GL Acceptance

Oct 29, 2020

KONGSBERG’s ship-to-cloud data infrastructure service Vessel Insight has been qualified by technical advisor to the maritime industry DNV GL. Safety and cyber security were the critical parameters in the recently completed Technical Qualification…

In Beirut Port, All of Lebanon’s Ills Are Laid Bare

Oct 28, 2020

The first of many warnings about a deadly cargo in Beirut’s port came in February 2014, about three months after its arrival. It was made by Colonel Joseph Skaf, described by his family as a diligent customs official.Skaf, then the head of the anti-narcotics and money laundering division…

Seaport Employees Can Help Stop Human Trafficking

Oct 26, 2020

A seaport never sleeps. Cargo shipping is vital for keeping supply chains moving and the country fed and well-supplied during the current pandemic. Port employees have continued working throughout the pandemic. They’ve not shut down or decreased hours like so many industries have…

New Zealand Announces New Safety Measures for Livestock Shipping

Oct 23, 2020

New Zealand on Friday said it had introduced new requirements for the safe transport of livestock, after a cattle ship capsized in the East China Sea last month, killing almost all its crew and thousands of cows.Only two of the 43 crew members and more than 6…

South Africa a Hotspot for Cargo Crime -Report

Oct 14, 2020

South Africa ranks among the top countries in the world, and first on the African continent, for BSI’s forecasted losses due to cargo theft, according to a report from freight transport insurer TT Club and business improvement company BSI.Historically…

Army Corps Assessing Louisiana Calcasieu Ship Channel After Delta

Oct 13, 2020

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Tuesday it has identified three obstructions from Hurricane Delta that have to be removed before it can reopen the Calcasieu Ship Channel in Louisiana to deep draft vessels.The Army Corps, however, said…

CMA CGM Resumes Online Services After Cyber Attack

Oct 13, 2020

CMA CGM, the world’s fourth-largest container shipping group, said it has restored its online business services after a cyber attack last month paralyzed activity.France-based CMA CGM first reported the incident on September 28, saying it had…

EU Taps Maritime Predictive Intelligence to Combat Drug Smugglers

Oct 07, 2020

Predictive Maritime Intelligence company Windward said it has partnered with The Maritime Analysis and Operations Center-Narcotics (MAOC (N)), an EU Law Enforcement unit created to respond to the threat of illicit drug trafficking by maritime and air conveyances…

CMA CGM Suspects Data Breach from Cyber Attack

Sep 30, 2020

CMA CGM suspects a cyber attack affecting its servers led to a data breach, the global shipping line said on Wednesday as it continued to restore online services.'We suspect a data breach and are doing everything possible to assess its potential volume and nature…

Logistics News

Ports of Indiana Says It Aims to Develop Container Terminals

Ports of Indiana Says It Aims to Develop Container Terminals

The Path to Zero: Shell Opens MW Charger in Amsterdam

The Path to Zero: Shell Opens MW Charger in Amsterdam

Singapore Oil Spill Spreads Along Coast

Singapore Oil Spill Spreads Along Coast

GAC to Acquire Quadrant Pacific’s Ship Agency Business

GAC to Acquire Quadrant Pacific’s Ship Agency Business

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