23 March 2021
The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) latest resolution offers a much-needed path to help prepare for cyber attacks, which are seen as increasingly likely in this digital age. Since January, shipowners and operators have been obliged to assess and prepare for cyber threats to comply with the new resolution.
04 January 2021
Ships and shipping are vulnerable to cyber attacks so the industry joined forces and developed Guidelines on Cyber Security onboard Ships based on high-level principles
23 December 2020
The fourth edition of the industry cyber risk management guidelines, Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships is now available and lays the foundation for further improvements and refinement of companies’ cyber security risk assessments.
24 November 2020
United States requires all ships, U.S. flagged ships and foreign flagged ships that call on ports in the U.S, to ensure cyber risk management is appropriately addressed in their safety management system by the company's first annual verification of the Document of compliance after January 1, 2021. Failure to this requirement may result in detention of ship in US port.
24 November 2020
A practical workbook on identifying cyber risks and how to respond in case of a cyber attack.
14 August 2020
BIMCO has published a video in which David Loosley, BIMCO’s Secretary General and CEO, who took up the position in July, stresses the importance of creating a resilient future for shipping.
06 August 2020
BIMCO and Safety at Sea will be hosting an engaging and informative webinar on 11 August that will include the results of their Maritime Cyber Security survey to inform briefings and discussions among maritime experts.
13 May 2020
16 months after publishing the 3rd version of The Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships, the guidelines are again up for review.
06 May 2020
The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has publicised a new recommendation on how to build cyber resilient ships. It applies to the use of technical systems that provide important functions on board such as control, alarm, monitor, safety and internal communication.
17 December 2019
BIMCO’s committee structure will change to reflect the increased importance of the environment while maintaining a thorough debate on safety. The BIMCO Board of Directors agreed to the change at a meeting in December.