Cyber safety, security and autonomous shipping addressed with new Bureau Veritas notations and guidelines

Bureau Veritas has developed a comprehensive approach to support shipowners in addressing maritime cyber risks. A new series of classification notations, guidelines, and services enable owners to comply with regulatory requirements, safeguard their crews, and protect their assets from both malfunction and malicious attack. Cyber threats could impact offshore wind …

USS Ross Exits Black Sea

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departed the Black Sea Feb. 28, 2018, after conducting maritime security operations and enhancing regional maritime stability, as well as strengthening combined readiness and naval capability among NATO allies and partners. Ross entered the Black Sea, Feb. 16. “Entering and operating …

Anguel Zabourtov, BPI Co.: The geopolitical processes in the Black Sea basin have a direct impact on the activities of the Bulgarian ports

In this Port pro of the month, we are interviewing Mr Anguel Zabourtov, Director General of the Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company (BPI Co.). We asked him about his views on the current state of play in his ports, his vision for the future and his opinion on some challenges which …