Cyprus Shipping Chamber – Cyber Security Vulnerability Management Case Study

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) There is a perception within the shipping industry that where cyber security is concerned; “it can’t happen to us”. The implementation of effective cyber security management, especially onboard vessels is a low-level priority and that simple anti-virus protection or that introducing an air-gap between critical systems is adequate. The truth of the matter is…

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Flashback in maritime history – RMS Lancastria: Worst Loss of Life on a British Ship, June 17th, 1940 (Video)

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) This British ocean liner was commandeered by the government during World War II. It was sunk on June 17th, 1940, resulting in the loss of over 4,000 lives, possibly many more. This is considered to be the worst loss of life in the sinking of a single British ship, and the bloodiest single engagement for…

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Investigation report on the fire onboard ro-ro passenger vessel Caribbean Fantasy

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a synopsis of its investigation of the 17 August 2016 fire that in the main engine room of the roro passenger vessel Caribbean Fantasy just outside the port of San Juan, Puerto Rico. The fire was ignited when fuel spraying from a leaking flange came in contact with a hot…

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Sensational Results by Global Voyager Assistance (GVA) in Cost Containment of a seafarer’s Medical Bill in Norway

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) How a Professional Medical Audit Can Deflate an Invoice by 3 Times? Global Voyager Assistance (GVA), a medical assistance company with profound international expertise in cost containment has achieved a remarkable result in decreasing a medical bill for a Seafarer from a Norwegian hospital. The medical case background was related to a Russian seafarer who…

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Intercargo Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2008 – 2017

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) INTERCARGO, the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners, recently submitted their Bulk Carrier Casualty Report on the years 2008-2017, to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for the consideration of the Member States, Non-Governmental Organisations and other interested parties. This report details the trends and availability of casualty investigation reports as well as breaking down total losses…

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