Dramatic boxship collision in Karachi caught on video

Dramatic boxship collision in Karachi caught on video
Grant Rowles March 20th, 2018 http://splash247.com/dramatic-boxship-collision-in-karachi-caught-on-video/

Maersk hit by another cyber attack

Maersk hit by another cyber attack
Sam Chambers March 19th, 2018 http://splash247.com/maersk-hit-another-cyber-attack/

Maersk has been hit by another cyber attack. Investigators are looking into how hackers managed to get into towage subsidiary Svitzer Australia’s email system for nearly 10 months before the hack was finally discovered on March 1 this year.

Identifying chronic unease onboard

Identifying chronic unease onboard
March 19th, 2018 http://splash247.com/identifying-chronic-unease-onboard/

Chronic unease is the experience of unease and discomfort regarding the management of risks. It’s that feeling in the pit of your stomach when something doesn’t feel right and sends off alarm bells. Those in a complex work environment such as onboard a ship need to be particularly aware of the risks to themselves and others, writes Wallem’s Subramanian Rajajopal.

German cargo ship troubled in English Canal and again in North sea

German cargo ship troubled in English Canal and again in North sea
Mikhail Voytenko March 18, 2018 http://maritimebulletin.net/2018/03/18/german-cargo-ship-troubled-in-eng...

Tanker collided with cargo ship, both damaged, oil leak, Japan

Tanker collided with cargo ship, both damaged, oil leak, Japan
NIKOLAY TORKIN March 18, 2018 http://maritimebulletin.net/2018/03/18/tanker-collided-with-cargo-ship-b...

Japan Coast Guard pushes negligent homicide charges over Fitzgerald collision

Japan Coast Guard pushes negligent homicide charges over Fitzgerald collision
Sam Chambers March 16th, 2018 http://splash247.com/japan-coast-guard-pushes-negligent-homicide-charges...

The Japan Coast Guard has recommended negligent homicide charges for the USS Fitzgerald’s officer of the deck and the second officer of the boxship ACX Crystal after a deadly collision last year.

Detained Varun Shipping tanker sold at auction

Detained Varun Shipping tanker sold at auction
Jason Jiang March 19th, 2018 http://splash247.com/detained-varun-shipping-tanker-sold-auction/

Shanghai Maritime Court has sold the 1997-built aframax tanker Amba Bhakti via an online auction on Taobao.

The vessel was abandoned by Indian owner Varun Shipping and detained by the court since 2016 at the requests of the ship’s crew due to unpaid salaries and by creditor China Shipping Industry due to a ship maintenance contract dispute.

IMO on oilspills, shoreside power

GLOBAL: IMO holds cold ironing workshop, addresses oil spill preparedness
https://www.bunkerspot.com/global/45683-global-imo-holds-cold-ironing-wo...

Meeting this week, the Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE) has been instructed to develop guidelines on the safe operation of cold ironing and to consider developing any necessary draft amendments to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) convention.

Data is the New Oil and Satellites Are the Pipeline

Data is the New Oil and Satellites Are the Pipeline
Stephen Conley March 16, 2018

As the shipping industry embraces digitalization, it’s time for a new era of fresh thinking that recognizes the potential of satellite communications in delivering financial, environmental and safety improvements.

If shipping awarded a ‘word of the year’ in 2017, digitalization would have been a clear contender. The term has become a mainstay of commentary in maritime media and a key topic of debate at our industry’s conferences and exhibitions.

Suspected Chinese cyber espionage group targeting U.S. engineering and maritime industries

Suspected Chinese cyber espionage group targeting U.S. engineering and maritime industries
Mar 16 2018

Intrusions Focus on the Engineering and Maritime Sector

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