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12494002075?profile=RESIZE_400xShipping is increasingly subject to growing volatility and uncertainties from war and geopolitical events, climate change risks, such as drought in the Panama Canal, and the resurgence of piracy.  Allianz Commercial marine experts look at some of the major consequences, including the effect on crew, the prospect of more cyber-attacks and drone strikes, the threat the rise of the ‘shadow fleet’ poses to vessels and the environment, as well as the multi-faceted impacts of rerouting.

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12288184889?profile=RESIZE_400xEurope’s commercial ports are top entry points for cocaine flooding in at record rates.  The work of a Dutch hacker, who was hired by drug traffickers to penetrate port IT networks, reveals how this type of smuggling has become easier than ever.  Court records and other documents obtained by reporters reveal how a man in the Netherlands hacked IT systems at the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp and sold valuable data to aid cocaine traffickers.

With access to the ports’ container management systems

11004147086?profile=RESIZE_400xPorts in Europe are preparing for a major regulatory change next year in how the hundreds of companies in their global supply chains address cybersecurity as ports have become a target for criminal hacker groups and state-sponsored attacks.
Cybersecurity rules approved by the European Union (EU) for pharmaceuticals, transportation, energy and other critical infrastructure companies are set to take effect in 2024 and will require hundreds of firms that operate out of Europe’s big ports to use ba

9896209099?profile=RESIZE_400xThe Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands has launched its Secure Data Sharing Program through its Port Community System (PCS) PortBase.  The Port of Rotterdam is the largest seaport in Europe, and the world's largest seaport outside of East Asia.  From 1962 until 2004, it was the world's busiest port by annual cargo tonnage.  This port will serve as a leader in Port Cyber Security. 

With worldwide calls for better cybersecurity on the rise following reports that the cybercrime underground is rip

9654396667?profile=RESIZE_400xPort industry leaders recently submitted cybersecurity guidelines to the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO) for consideration.  The IMO Member States should seize this opportunity and amend the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code to enact cybersecurity standards for ports and port facilities.  Specifically, IMO Member States should amend the code, using the new industry guidelines as a model, to require port facilities to conduct regular cybersecurity