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NSM Warns Over Increased Risk of Cyber Attacks

The Norwegian National Security Authority (NSM) has issued a statement, warning the maritime, oil & gas sectors over an increase in cyber-attacks over the last few months.

Aug 27 2019

United States Coast Guard Warns Shipping Companies to Guard Against Cyber Attacks

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has issued an official warning to shipping companies on June the 8th as to the potential risks involved in a cyber-attack after a recent malware attack on a vessel entering the country.

Jul 11 2019

Saipem Hit by Cyber Attack

Italian oil services company, Saipem SPA, has identified a cyber-attack on their servers, originating from Chennai, India.

Dec 11 2018

Australian Based Shipbuilder Hit by Cyber Attack

Australian based shipbuilder Austral, confirmed last night that its management system had been targeted by a cyber-attack.

Nov 02 2018

Could Artificial Intelligence Replace Actual Intelligence?

ARX Maritime, Chief Executive, Josh Hutchinson looks at how artificial intelligence is impacting the maritime industry and questions whether one day, artificial intelligence could take over from human intelligence completely.

Apr 24 2018

Hacking Ring Targets Maritime Firms for Millions

Security experts have uncovered a Nigerian hacking ring targeting maritime companies from across the world to steal millions of dollars.

Apr 20 2018


Strait at Risk - What if Iran Blockades the Strait of Hormuz?

I. Vlad Sutea
Intelligence Officer

As the only sea passage from the Persian Gulf to the open sea, the Strait of Hormuz is the world’s most important hydrocarbon chokepoint, accounting for almost 40 percent of global energy transport. While Iran has repeatedly threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz in the past, recent attacks in the adjacent waters have heightened fears of an Iranian blockade. Although the likelihood of armed conflict in the region remains low, the possible impact of hostilities is far too serious to ignore.

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