Glosten completes design of hybrid passenger-only ferry; Navy picks former DDG commander to lead USS Fitzgerald probe

Navy picks former DDG commander to lead USS Fitzgerald probe
The Navy has named Rear Adm. (lower half) Brian Fort as lead for the USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) investigation being conducted pursuant to the Manual of the Judge Advocate General (JAGMAN) to gather evidence.
Austal wins $584 million LCS 28 contract

Austal said “the 127 meter frigate sized LCS28 will be the 14th LCS constructed at Austal’s U.S. shipyard in Mobile, Alabama and represents a continuing vote of confidence in Australia’s design and shipbuilding capability for large naval vessels.”
PVA’s Flagship SMS gains Coast Guard recognition

The PVA Flagship SMS is a voluntary alternative safety management system, created by PVA members specifically for vessel operators to utilize in implementing their own SMS.
Damen readies new CMV cruise ship for inaugural voyage

The full scope of work was concluded within a tight timescale, ensuring that the vessel could sail to the London Cruise Terminal in Tilbury, U.K., in time for her naming ceremony and inaugural cruise.
New broadband service for ships in Asia-Pacific region

The fully-managed service will enable Primacom to double broadband speeds for connecting vessels traversing international and domestic maritime routes within the Asia-Pacific region.
Drewry optimistic on prospects for multipurpose shipping

Many key drivers for dry cargo demand have reported a significant uptick in 2017.
Aegean Marine Petroleum launches Savannah service center

Under the terms of the agreement with Colonial Terminals, Inc., Aegean will lease tankage from Colonial’s oil terminal on the Savannah River.

Anki Introduce Code Lab to Cozmo

 

COZMO THE GROUNDBREAKING ENTERTAINMENT ROBOT WITH A BIG BRAIN AND BIGGER PERSONALITY JUST GOT EVEN SMARTER WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF COZMO CODE LAB

 ANKI DELIVERS POWERFUL ROBOTICS PROGRAMMING PLATFORM FOR KIDS WITH COZMO CODE LAB

 LONDON, June 26, 2017 – Consumer robotics & artificial intelligence (AI) company, Anki, today announced Cozmo, the incredible robot companion, just became even smarter with the addition of Cozmo Code Lab.

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Tech disruption overtaken by regulatory in BDO’s 2017 Telecoms Risk Factor Survey

 

Brussels, 27 June 2017 – The 2017 edition of BDO’s annual Telecommunications Risk Factor Survey reveals an almost doubled concern of telecoms giants with regulatory constraints. The proportion of telecoms companies citing regulatory change and uncertainty as a critical risk has taken a dramatic jump, from 42% to 80%. This contrasts with 2016 survey results, when currency fluctuations, interest rates and liquidity mostly preoccupied telecoms executives.

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WannaCry Just Another Day at the Office Confirms Cybersecurity Professionals

49% have experienced other similar cyberattacks

Farsight Security, Inc., the leading provider of the world’s largest real-time DNS threat intelligence, today announced the results of a survey conducted at Infosecurity Europe 2017. It found that nearly half (49%) of cybersecurity professionals said that there have been other security incidents like WannaCry that they worked on just as frantically that the public has never heard about. Of the 49% who said yes, nearly three quarters (72%) said that this type of event, requiring them to work frantically to protect networks from attack, had happened three times in the last year alone.

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