Monthly Archives: September 2018

Superyacht Security Publication - The Crew Report

24th Sep 2018
Murray Bishop, Halycon's Business Development Manager, features in SuperYacht News' Engine Room's publication where he discusses the role of cyber-risk management in the superyacht industry and the coming together to find a suitable cyber risk management solution. Click here to read the publication Read More

Weekly Maritime Security Report

18th Sep 2018
PGI Risk Portal Business performance relies on a good understanding of the environments in which you operate, invest, and travel. Information and targeted analysis provide companies with the necessary insights to ensure business continuity and the safety of their assets and staff. The PGI Risk Portal provides subscribers with up-to-date information and analysis on geo-political events, maritime security incidents and business-relevant threats worldwide. Click here now to register for your FREE trial     Guinea: Armed pirates board merchant vessel at Conakry anchorage 17 September At least four armed pirates boarded an anchored merchant vessel via the anchor chain at 0300 hrs local time at an anchorage at the Port Autonome de Conakry. The master raised the alarm, locked the accommodation and crew mustered in the citadel. The… Read More

Weekly Maritime Security Report

11th Sep 2018
PGI Risk Portal Business performance relies on a good understanding of the environments in which you operate, invest, and travel. Information and targeted analysis provide companies with the necessary insights to ensure business continuity and the safety of their assets and staff. The PGI Risk Portal provides subscribers with up-to-date information and analysis on geo-political events, maritime security incidents and business-relevant threats worldwide. Click here now to register for your FREE trial     Malaysia: Suspected militants kidnap two fishermen off Sabah state 11 September Police reported that two fishermen were kidnapped by suspected members of Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in the waters off Semporna in Sabah state in the early hours on 11 September. Four crew members were on a fishing vessel docked at… Read More

Weekly Maritime Security Report

4th Sep 2018
PGI Risk Portal Business performance relies on a good understanding of the environments in which you operate, invest, and travel. Information and targeted analysis provide companies with the necessary insights to ensure business continuity and the safety of their assets and staff. The PGI Risk Portal provides subscribers with up-to-date information and analysis on geo-political events, maritime security incidents and business-relevant threats worldwide. Click here now to register for your FREE trial Saudi Arabia: Houthis target Saudi warship off Jizan province 1 September Iran-backed Houthi fighters targeted a Saudi warship at an unknown location off the coast of Jizan province, Al Masirah TV reported. There were no reports of damages or casualties from the Saudi military or comments from Riyadh. it is unclear what means Houthi… Read More

How Should the Superyacht Industry React and Plan for Cyber Risk Management?

3rd Sep 2018
The 21st century, has pushed the maritime world, just like all other industries, further and further online.  Safety management systems are now online; internal and external communication is now 24/7 via smart technology; the sextant has been replaced with GPS and online charts.  We continue to benefit from rapidly improving and innovative technology. Yet the cyber security Industry, often opaquely and with varying levels of drama and hyperbole appears to be warning of huge “cyber” risks against maritime assets, as they try to sell their services and products. But what should Cyber Risk Management genuinely look like in the wider maritime Industry, but specifically in the superyacht Industry? The IMO published MSC 428 in July 2017 regarding cyber risk management. Following this, BIMCO published… Read More