COPENHAGEN, June 28 (Reuters) – Maersk Line, one of the world’s largest container shipping companies, said on Wednesday its cargo booking system was back up and running after a global cyber attack crippled its IT networks a day earlier. “Further to earlier communications, we are now able to accept bookings via INTTRA,” the company said […]
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By Gavin van Marle in Amsterdam (The Loadstar) – The cyber attack on Maersk has the potential to throw global container supply chains into chaos, according to Lars Jensen, chief executive of maritime cyber security firm CyberKeel. Mr Jensen told delegates at the TOC Europe Container Supply Chain conference in Amsterdam today that the attack is […]
Norwegian oil major Statoil has awarded contracts to five shipowners covering a total seven supply vessels and requiring each to be equipped with hybrid battery power, and the possibility of shore power connection. The total value of the contracts amounts to NOK 3.1 billion, or about USD $366 million. The seven supply vessels will operate […]
By Teis Jensen COPENHAGEN, June 28 (Reuters) – The Danish owner of the world’s largest container shipper Maersk Line, said its computer systems were among those hit by the global Petya cyber attack, causing it problems processing orders and delaying cargoes. A.P. Moller-Maersk said the cyber extortion, which has disrupted businesses around the globe, has […]
by CW4 Michael W. Carr, US Army Watercraft Master (Ret) As a former instructor I taught cadets, midshipman, and merchant mariners for over 15 years during my various tenures at Maine Maritime, Kings Point, and MITAGS. And I sailed on my Merchant Mariner and Army Mariners License for many more years. When you know your […]
By Giles Turner, Volodymyr Verbyany and Stepan Kravchenko (Bloomberg) — A new cyberattack similar to WannaCry is spreading from Europe to the U.S., hitting port operators in New York and Rotterdam, disrupting government systems in Kiev, and disabling operations at companies including Rosneft PJSC and advertiser WPP Plc. More than 80 companies in Russia and […]