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Tanker Conference Tackles Cybercrime Issues

  • Tanker Conference Tackles Cybercrime Issues

Tanker Conference Tackles Cybercrime Issues

Cybercrime is a matter growing international concern within the tanker shipping sector and The Maritime Standard has actually reacted by making this a key topic for this year's event. Trevor Pereira, managing director, says, "We have received obtained phenomenal support from the delivery industry for this meeting, including the support of the world's biggest shipping organisation, BIMCO. One of the highlights of the day makes sure to be the discussion by Phil Tinsley, BIMCO's maritime safety and security manager. This will certainly be an insightful session and a prompt tip that cyber safety and security should get on every person's schedule." Mr. Tinsley will certainly show the potential hazards from cyber events and provide guidance about how you can mitigate those risks via awareness and training. BIMCO's recently upgraded industry standards will certainly be described, and attendees will certainly be offered an understanding right into future policies which will need action by the industry from 2021 onwards, as part of ships' Safety Management Solution.

Mr. Tinsley states, "The current NotPetya ransomware attack and the spoofing of GPS signals in the Black Sea illustrate cybercrime is on the boost in all markets of the maritime industry. Business should understand the best ways to take care of phishing emails, and to have plans in position to ensure functional and information technologies are separated on board." The Maritime Requirement Vessel Meeting will certainly also feature several of one of the most high profile and respected names within the region's vessel and petrochemicals business. The keynote speech will certainly be provided by H.E. Sheikh Talal Al-Khaled Al Sabah, president of the Kuwait Oil Vessel Company (KOTC), that will expose plans to increase and upgrade its vessel fleet, along with efforts to shield the setting.

Other confirmed speakers at The Maritime Standard Vessel Meeting consist of:H.E. Eduardo Fonseca Ward, Ambassador, Republic of Panama; Ali Shehab, Deputy CEO, Kuwait Oil Tanker Company; Chris Peters, Chief Executive, Emirates Ship Investment Company; Sanjay Mehta, Chairman, S One Capital; Gaurav Moolwaney, Executive Director, Standard Chartered Bank; Petros Doukas, Former Deputy Minister of Finance and Foreign Affairs, Greece; Tarik Al Junaidi, Chief Executive, Oman Shipping Company; and Omar Abu Omar, President, Maritime & Operations, Gulf Navigation Holding. They will be joined by experts in specific operational sectors, such as ship management, communications, ship repair, classification and security, with Captain Patnaik, Director and CEO, International Shipping and Logistics; Roger Harfouch, Regional Director, Marlink Communications; Dr. Ruanthi De Silva, Chief Executive, SCM Plus; Thomas Kriwat, CEO, Mercmarine Group; Lakshmi Janarthanan, Commercial Director, Drydocks World Dubai; Ralph Becker, Regional Business Development Manager, DNV GL; and Katherine Yakunchenkova, General Manager, Al Safina Security, all confirmed to speak.

Trevor Pereira adds,"This is quite simply the finest setting up of the most best known in the region's vessel trade and relevant sectors. We want to add a couple of more high account speakers in the next few weeks, so view this area!" The high quality of The Maritime Requirement Tanker Meeting has actually likewise won the assistance of numerous leading organisations as enrollers and supporters. Alongside BIMCO, these include the Dubai Council for Marine and Maritime Industries (DCMMI); the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST); the Organisation of Islamic Shipowners
Association (OISA), the Nautical Institute; The Indian National Ship Owners’ Association (INSA); The Ceylon Association of Shipping Agents (CASA); The Mission to Seafarers; Pakistan Ship Agent’s Association (PSAA) and the Women in Shipping and Transport Association (WISTA).

The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference occurs the day after the Fourth yearly Maritime Standard Awards, which are being held at The Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai on Monday 23rd October 2017. This is a glittering occasion gone to by over 750 senior executives and industry leaders not simply from across the region, but worldwide also. A number of these figures have actually devoted to stay on and participate in the Tanker Meeting, producing incomparable networking opportunities for those attending.

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