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Kongsberg

Kongsberg Norcontrol provides integrated VTS systems, Local Port Service systems and Port security systems.

    Successful ports establish Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) to ensure the safe and efficient movement of vessels through the port’s VTS area. Kongsberg Norcontrol VTS systems are robust, scalable and integrated so they can expand as demand increases.  Compliant to IALA standards, recommendations and guidelines, our VTS systems provide optimal situational awareness ensuring the right decision is taken, at the right time and by the right person.  In the increasingly competitive ports industry, Kongsberg Norcontrol recognises the need for our customers to use their traffic management resources efficiently.  Our configurable Port management and information system ensures efficiency is combined with best practice processes.

     

    In addition to VTS systems, we provide:

    • Local Port Service (LPS) systems
    • Port security systems
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    Latest News & Events

    Piracy increased on the world’s seas in 2018, with a marked rise in attacks against ships and crews around West Africa, the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest annual piracy report reveals. The document was issued jointly in London and Kuala Lumpur on 16 January.

    Worldwide, the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) recorded 201 incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery in 2018, up from 180 in 2017.

    The Gulf of Guinea remains increasingly dangerous for seafarers. Reports of attacks in waters between the Ivory Coast and the Democratic Republic of Congo more than doubled in 2018, accounting for all six hijackings worldwide, 13 of the 18 ships fired upon, 130 of the 141 hostages taken globally, and 78 of 83 seafarers kidnapped for ransom.

    The region saw a significant new spike in violence in the last quarter of 2018. Vessels have been boarded by pirates well outside territorial waters, with crew kidnapped and taken into Nigeria where they are held for ransom.

    On 16 January the Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs launched a new sectoral strategy for the shipping industry. This strategy is a part of the Danish government’s national strategy for cyber and information security.

    ​The strategy contains a number of initiatives aimed at strengthening IT security and preventing cyber threats in the maritime sector.

    The objective of the strategy is to ensure that safety in Danish waters and on board Danish ships is not compromised by cyber attacks.

    The responsibility for cyber and information security in the maritime sector lies with the Danish Maritime Authority. The new strategy covers navigational safety in Danish waters and safety on board Danish ships, including systems and software for operation, propulsion and navigation of the ship.

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    The Grand Chancellor, Hobart
    The 12th IHMA Congress, The Next Wave – Navigating Towards the Digital Future

    The 12th IHMA Congress, The Next Wave – Navigating Towards the Digital Future

    The International Harbour Masters’ Association 2020 Congress in Hobart, Australia will address the theme ‘The Next Wave – Navigating Towards the Digital Future‘

    The IHMA invites you to submit your ideas, case studies and technical research via the online ‘Call for Papers’ athttp://www.globalportoperations.com/call-for-papers Deadline – 15 March 2019

    The biennial IHMA congress provides a unique forum in which formal Association meetings are combined with a conference, extensive networking program and an exhibition – displaying equipment, services and technical developments relevant to the ports and harbour sector and providing both local and international sponsors and exhibitors with a unique marketing platform.

    The 2020 IHMA Congress is an unparalleled opportunity for maritime businesses to showcase their services and for port marine professionals from around the world to network, share their experiences and update their professional knowledge.

    Apply for membership of IHMA today to benefit from the IHMA Congress Members’ Discount 
    http://www.harbourmaster.org/ihma-join-online.php

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    Maritime and Cyber crime threat and risk mitigation workshop

    Free to Attend – each event closing with a networking reception

    Agenda

    CSO Alliance will host a maritime security awareness brief aimed at enhancing risk awareness to security officials within the global maritime industry.while also providing a collaboration platform to debate related issues. There will also be an opportunity to learn more about the CSO, Maritime Cyber and our new Port Alliances. Agenda items include:

    Regional threat update for West Africa, Indian Ocean and Asia/Far East

    •  Information on successful ship boarding locations with a focus on stowaway issues

    •  Awareness of cyber threat vectors and how the Maritime Cyber and other Alliances can play into crime reporting and sharing

    • Port Security concerns and risk management

    Open Floor Panel Discussion

    Leading speakers:

    • Mark Sutcliffe Managing Director CSO Alliance

    • Harry Harper Director Ports & Maritime Chenega International Consulting

    • Dr. Chris Henny Senior Technical Maritime Advisor Intelligence, Airbus

    The CSO Alliance and Maritime Cyber Alliances provide ‘Security through Community’ enabling the maritime security community to submit incident reports and other information as well as collaborate in a secure environment about risks faced by the maritime industry. This can assist in delivery of a cost effective, threat-informed, risk-based approach.

    Please join as your feedback helps shape our existing Alliances and the new PFSO Alliance.

    Please confirm your attendance by emailing rsvp@csoalliance.com

    Tel + 44 (0) 1296 325700 www.csoalliance.com

    Trinity House, Tower Hill, London, EC3N 4DH
    UK Ports for International Trade Launch Event

    Dr Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade, will give a keynote speech at the official launch of the UK Ports for International Trade campaign on Wednesday 17th October and an invitation has been extended to the maritime community. Readers who wish to attend are invited to inform the organisation by e-mail to: info@ukportsforinternaitonaltrade.com

    UK Ports for International Trade is a new campaign led by businesses in the ports, maritime and logistics sectors - supported by the Department for International Trade. The campaign will be making a public case for the role international trade plays in driving growth and creating jobs in communities across Britain – and the integral role UK ports play in delivering that.

    The campaign membership includes: Associated British Ports; the British Ports Association; UK Chamber of Shipping; UK Major Ports Group; PD Ports; Port of Dover; Belfast Harbour; Bristol Port; Forth Ports; Hutchison Ports; Maritime UK; Mersey Maritime; Milford Haven; P&O Ferries; Peel Ports; Port of London Authority; Port of Tyne; Rail Freight Group; Shoreham Port; UK Warehousing Association. 

    Launch details:

    Date: Wednesday 17th October

    Time: 2:30 – 4pm

    Venue: Trinity House, Tower Hill, London, EC3N 4DH 

    We need to reimagine the UK’s coastal communities into a coastal powerhouse 

    We have an unprecedented opportunity to transform our coastal communities 

    UK ports ‘need to shout about the benefits of trade’ 
     

    PORT OF GOTHENBURG

    Thursday 27 - Friday 28 June 2019

    How and with who will the ship of the future communicate?

    This is the question that industry, ship owners and managers, ports, nautical service providers, university and research projects will seek to answer in this biennial EHMC seminar.  The day will include live demonstrations of industry products and a visit by boat within the Port of Gothenburg that will also take us around the harbour area.

    The host: Port of Gothenburg

    The Swedish shipping industry has recently been labelled a role model for the global shipping community because of the work being done to reduce emissions.  The Port of Gothenburg is not only Sweden's, but moreover Scandinavia's most important gateway for goods, cruise and passengers.  The hinterland includes three capital cities - Oslo, Copenhagen and Stockholm and almost 3o per cent of Swedish foreign trade passes through the port.

    For further details please contact the EHMC Secretary, romers.ehmc@harbourmaster.org

    Tanger Med

    "Port Choice"

    The 2017 seminar was a first in the history of our Committee, as it was held in the Moroccan port of Tanger Med. This was a consequence of the previous seminar in 2015, which was held in Marseille and where we reached out to our North African colleagues who are Harbour Masters, Port Captains and their deputies.

    Tanger Med has built a leading hub port on the south shore of the Strait of Gibraltar. Beginning service in July 2007, the Tanger Med port is now operating amongst the world's leading ports.

     

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    Programme en Francais Le program complèt du jeudi et vendredi 11 et 12 mai, séminaire EHMC, Tanger Med
    Program in English - The full program for the Thursday and Friday 11 and 12 May 2017, EHMC seminar, Tanger Med

     

     

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    Latest News & Events

    IMB piracy report 2018: attacks multiply in the Gulf of Guinea IMB piracy report 2018: attacks multiply in the Gulf of Guinea

    Piracy increased on the world’s seas in 2018, with a marked rise in attacks against ships and crews around West Africa, the International Chamber of… FIND OUT MORE

    A new strategy for cyber security in the Danish maritime sector A new strategy for cyber security in the Danish maritime sector

    On 16 January the Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs launched a new sectoral strategy for the shipping industry. This strategy… FIND OUT MORE

    Latest News & Events

    Piracy increased on the world’s seas in 2018, with a marked rise in attacks against ships and crews around West Africa, the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest annual piracy report reveals. The document was issued jointly in London and Kuala Lumpur on 16 January.

    Worldwide, the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) recorded 201 incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery in 2018, up from 180 in 2017.

    The Gulf of Guinea remains increasingly dangerous for seafarers. Reports of attacks in waters between the Ivory Coast and the Democratic Republic of Congo more than doubled in 2018, accounting for all six hijackings worldwide, 13 of the 18 ships fired upon, 130 of the 141 hostages taken globally, and 78 of 83 seafarers kidnapped for ransom.

    The region saw a significant new spike in violence in the last quarter of 2018. Vessels have been boarded by pirates well outside territorial waters, with crew kidnapped and taken into Nigeria where they are held for ransom.

    On 16 January the Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs launched a new sectoral strategy for the shipping industry. This strategy is a part of the Danish government’s national strategy for cyber and information security.

    ​The strategy contains a number of initiatives aimed at strengthening IT security and preventing cyber threats in the maritime sector.

    The objective of the strategy is to ensure that safety in Danish waters and on board Danish ships is not compromised by cyber attacks.

    The responsibility for cyber and information security in the maritime sector lies with the Danish Maritime Authority. The new strategy covers navigational safety in Danish waters and safety on board Danish ships, including systems and software for operation, propulsion and navigation of the ship.