As I stated in my last post, cyber-security in ports is ultra-important and we basically don’t have any. Apparently this was unclear, because I had some inquiries. O.k., here’s the deal: When it comes to cyber-security, there’s good news and bad news. The good...
“We cannot look back years from now and wonder why we did nothing in the face real threats to security and our economy.” President Barack Obama, 2013 State of the Union Address. Recently, Congress was asked “What do you think of port and terminal...
3 Minute Read. (Apologies to Robert M. Pirsig.) Note: What follows should in no way be associated with that great body of factual information relating to orthodox Zen Buddhist practice. It’s not very factual on shipping, either. The shipping industry: We live in a...
3 minute read. People everywhere are saying that the Shipping Industry is depressed. Yes, you have been a little depressed, haven’t you Shipping Industry? Feeling a little low in the water? Let’s be honest: Last year wasn’t great, was it? It just wasn’t your...
“ go far beyond the environmental. Their consequences reach to the very heart of security agendas.” Margaret Beckett, former British Foreign Secretary. The T&E, IMO and other NGOs tell the UN to reduce CO2. O.k. Clearly the shipping industry produces...