Maritime Cyber Risks Blog

In conjunction with our member carriers, DCSA has published the DCSA Implementation Guide for Cyber Security on Vessels for the global container shipping industry. The purpose of the guide is to facilitate vessel readiness for the IMO Resolution MSC.428(98) on Maritime Cyber Risk Management in Safety Management Systems, set to take effect in...

Partially driven by the upcoming inclusion of Cyber Security by the IMO (International Maritime Organisation), 2019 was a really busy year for maritime security testing at PTP.

The call came in by radio one evening last September, at around 9 p.m. On the line was the master of a tanker, approaching the end of a monthlong journey from the Port of South Louisiana and carrying more than 5,000 metric tons of ethanol. The message was urgent: The ship's GPS signal had suddenly disappeared-leaving the crew...