Ship ahoy!

The first Geest Line ship has docked at Portsmouth after the firm announced it would be returning to the Hampshire port.

Geest in line for Portsmouth return

Eastern Caribbean shipping firm Geest Line is returning to Portsmouth two years after relocating to Dover. The company moved its cargo handling operation to the Kent port due to scheduling difficulties at Portsmouth, which have now been resolved.

Geest Line relocates cargo handling to Dover

Eastern Caribbean shipping firm Geest Line is relocating its south of England cargo handling to Dover following fleet expansion. The company’s move from Portsmouth has been prompted by the need to accommodate revised scheduling times involving the weekend discharge of cargoes. It comes as Geest replaces its fleet of four charter vessels with five larger and newer ships, increasing capacity … Read More

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.