Shipping got off lightly in first cyber security attacks, say legal experts

by Jamey Bergman Maritime law firm Ince & Co told Riviera Maritime Media that shipping has been slow to acknowledge the risks posed by cyber security threats – particularly from a business standpoint. Cyber attacks against large organisations and businesses have made headlines in recent months after millions were lost in attacks from viruses such […]

Maersk starts IT recovery after cyber attack

by Martyn Wingrove Maersk Group has started to recover its damaged IT systems following a Petya cyber attack on 27 June that shut down multiple business units and ship terminals. AP Moller-Maersk was one of the victims of a global cyber attack that affected the Ukraine Government and many businesses in different industries. In a […]

Merchant ships off Yemen brace for more danger after attacks on navy craft

By Jonathan Saul Missile attacks from Yemen on Western military craft risk spilling over into nearby busy sea lanes which could disrupt oil supplies and also other vital goods passing through the tense area, shipping and insurance sources say. While shipping companies have yet to divert ships, there are growing worries that any further escalation […]