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  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    India’s Ministry of Shipping is working on contingency plans so as to curb the potential impact of expected cargo congestion at APM Terminals’ facility at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) caused by the recent cyber attack Petya. Namely, operations at Maersk’s terminal operator at JNPT have also been among those disrupted by the cyber attack that hit […]

  • 13 April 2020
    IT & Software, Operations & Maintenance

    The network outage that hit one of Mediterranean Shipping Company’s servers in Geneva last week is not affecting the company’s cargo operations, the company said on Monday. “All MSC departments, terminals and depots are serving customers as usual and cargo is flowing without interruptions. Customers can continue place bookings and online booking platforms such as […]

  • 5 March 2020

    A tanker was attacked while en route to the Port of Aden.

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Turkish Suezmax tanker Istanbul foils pirate attack off Brass.

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The sophisticated and coordinated attacks on four tankers off Fujairah were most likely carried out by a state actor.

  • 7 December 2018

    A tug master was injured when four armed men attempted to hijack his tugboat off Malaysia.

  • 12 December 2018

    Middle Eastern servers of Italian oilfield services contractor Saipem were a target of a cyber attack.

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A ship officer died and several crew members were injured after a Turkish general cargo ship was shelled and attacked from the air near the Libyan port city of Tobruk on Sunday, Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports. The Ministry has strongly condemned the attack on the vessel identified as the Cook Islands-flagged Tuna-1, which was […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The ocean freight and freight forwarding industries are ‘ill-prepared’ for cyber attacks, online freight forwarding company iContainers has warned. In the wake of last week’s ransomware virus attack on Maersk, iContainers reported being left temporarily limited in terms of taking bookings and managing operations related to merchandise on the Danish shipping giant’s vessels. Two days […]

  • 10 April 2020

    Swiss-based container shipping major Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has been targeted by what is suspected to be a cyber attack. “At the time of writing this, has been down for 10 hours, and for now I have received information that this is the result of a successful cyberattack. Mail services are still working and […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 4,496 TEU containership Maersk Cotonou was attacked by supposed criminals attempting to board the vessel off the Nigerian coast on November 19, Danish shipping giant Maersk Line confirmed to World Maritime News. Maersk said that the 2011-built vessel was attacked at 10am local time while it was en route to Walvis Bay, Namibia. The containership applied […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Australia’s defence shipbuilder Austal hit by cyber security breach and extortion attempt.

  • 1 June 2017

    A Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker was approached and fired upon by three men in a skiff in the southern Bab-el-Mandeb (BAM) Strait, the Red Sea on May 31, 2017. Alarm was raised and non-essential crew mustered in the citadel. The onboard armed security team fired warning shots resulting in the skiff moving away, UK Maritime […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    London-based provider of shipping services Clarkson PLC was hit by a cyber attack, which involved unauthorized access to the company’s computer systems, Clarksons confirmed earlier today. “As soon as it was discovered, Clarksons took immediate steps to respond to and manage the incident. Our initial investigations have shown the unauthorized access was gained via a […]

  • 5 January 2016

    Libya’s largest oil port of Sidra was attacked early Monday by Islamic State militants who were trying to seize the port. The militants reportedly clashed with Petrol Facilities Guard militia leaving at least seven people dead, with Associated Press claiming that the death toll reached 11. However, the attempts were foiled by the guards. In addition, local […]

  • 10 October 2012

    An Iranian official has said that the country’s offshore oil and gas platforms in the Persian Gulf have been attacked by hackers. He explained that the facilities’ communication systems have been targeted for the past two weeks, but added that the cyber attacks have been repelled successfully. Mohammad Reza Golshani, head of IT for the […]

  • 24 August 2018

    The Saudi-led coalition says it thwarted attacks on merchant vessels with explosives-laden speedboats.

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cyber attacks on container ships and port infrastructure will get more sophisticated as time goes on and companies should be doing more to protect their supply chain security. Maritime and IT security companies have raised their concerns after hackers attacked the container terminal software in Antwerp in an effort to pinpoint the location of containers […]

  • 5 June 2018

    An offshore support vessel on a humanitarian mission was attacked by pirates in the Red Sea, offshore Yemen, on Tuesday evening. 

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maritime, oil and gas sectors have been victims of cyber campaigns since June this year.

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    In the aftermath of a cyber attack, container shipments handled by Danish shipping major Maersk Group are expected to return to normal early next week, Reuters informed citing the company. Following the cyber attack Petya, which hit the company on June 27, Maersk’s IT systems across multiple sites and business units were shut down. The company managed […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The cyber attack that hit Danish-based A.P. Moller – Maersk on June 27 is expected to damage the company’s business performance by up to USD 300-million in the upcoming quarter. “Business volumes were negatively affected for a couple of weeks in July and as a consequence, our Q3 results will be impacted. We expect the […]