Maritime Security

Looking ahead and astern at maritime security risks

When it comes to maritime security, there can all too often be a tendency to look backwards without anticipating ahead. Collecting and collating data is all well and good, but fixating on it can perhaps lead to something of a shock when attacks flare up. Steven Jones, Maritime Correspondent at Security News Desk, discusses.

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With a threat from terrorists and pirates ever-present, are there choppy waters ahead for cruise ship security?

With the threat of terrorist groups like ISIS and pirates and the hundreds of millions of dollars invested in every cruise ship, a pertinent question to ask in this uncertain world is just ‘how safe and secure are these vessels?’ Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk navigates his way around the challenges of cruise ship security.

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ESC onboard to serve the maritime industry

ESC onboard to serve the maritime industry Jaanus Rahumägi, President & CEO, ESC Global Security has been elected as one of the new members of the Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) Industry Steering Group. SAMI represents more than 80 percent of the world’s private maritime security companies from its base in London and…

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Scottish Communications Group wins major CCTV contract

Scottish Communications Group wins major CCTV contract Scottish Communications Group (SCG), the UK’s leading independent communication equipment specialist, has been awarded a £1.85 million contract by Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) for the design and installation of a new integrated IP CCTV solution at their Clyde and west coast network of 25 harbours, ports and…

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Integrated software systems to support the marine security sector

Integrated software systems to support the marine security sector Kevin Maddison, Managing Director of GMP Marine discusses the growing need to integrate software systems in the marine security industry to reduce administrative costs Q: What can you tell us about GMP Marine? A: GMP Marine provides cloud-based, integrated software to help with the administrative tasks of…

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