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Cyber Risk in Shipping

The following guest blog was written by William Egerton LVO, Cyber Advisor, Charles Taylor The amount of concern articulated about new technology in the recent survey conducted by Reed Smith is both welcome and revealing.  It is a healthy sign that respondents are concerned about cyber security and the impact of new technology on their … Continue Reading

Is the shipping industry embracing the digital age?

How ready is the shipping industry for data and digital technologies? We are conducting a short anonymous survey to discover whether the shipping industry is embracing the digital age. Through collecting responses from companies representing the industry across different sectors and geographies, we’ll be looking to analyse how prepared different segments of the market are for … Continue Reading

London International Shipping Week panel: risk management is crucial to prepare the industry for tomorrow’s maritime world

On 12 September Reed Smith hosted a panel for London International Shipping Week to discuss ‘Tomorrow’s Maritime World, Today’. Representatives from a cross-section of the industry (ship managers, financiers, lawyers, insurance specialists and marine technical specialists) each brought their unique experience to the discussion, making for a lively debate on three pressing topics in the … Continue Reading

Cyber issues in shipping

We have had reports of an email scam being circulated amongst owners and charterers and, in particular, being sent to ships. These emails are being sent by scammers posing as law firms in order to distribute malware, including the latest ransom-ware. QUOTE Dear Sir, We have been appointed to proceed with legal steps in arresting … Continue Reading
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