Hackers discover perfect storm in the maritime sector

Britain’s maritime industry needs to embrace the government’s code of practice relating to cyber-security for ships, according to one of the country’s leading experts. Andy Cuff, who heads Computer Network Defence (CND), has warned that vessels are still far too vulnerable to hackers.

REIDsteel on board for £45m ferry project

Structural steel company REIDsteel has completed work on landmark passenger facilities as part of a £45m ferry terminal revamp in Portsmouth. The 130-strong firm was a key contractor in the project at Gunwharf for ferry operator Wightlink through Southampton-based engineering, procurement and construction contractor Trant Engineering. REIDsteel designed, supplied and erected all steelwork, cladding, external windows and external doors for … Read More

Students chart careers with Atlas

A Weymouth school is helping students map out their future careers with the backing of Atlas Elektronik UK (AEUK). Budmouth College has signed up to the trailblazing Young Chamber Programme thanks to sponsorship from the company. Sixth formers visited AEUK on the Dorset Green Technology Park at Winfrith for a day of presentations and a tour of facilities. Budmouth has … Read More

TMG scoops ISO seal of approval

Global marine consultancy The Maritime Group (TMG) has scooped an internationally recognised accreditation for its excellence