To Move Drugs, Traffickers Are Hacking Shipping Containers | Motherboard

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Recently officials in the Netherlands and Belgium discovered a complex scheme to hack computers used at port terminals to track movements of containers in order to allow drug traffickers access to the port facility to essentially steal containers without anybody noticing…until now. Read more about the discovery at the Motherboard An interesting International Maritime Bureau… Read more »

Have you met Maersk’s first drillship?

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Introducing the Maersk Viking Named earlier this month at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje-Si, South Korea, this ship marks the first in a series of four ultra deepwater drill ships.  The ship is slated to commence a three year contract with ExxonMobil in the Gulf of Mexico. More of the Viking:   Drillship… Read more »

A modern day pirates map

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2012-piracy graphic

Here’s something we came across at Disleduck’s site – some incredible infographics depicting the cost and impact of modern day piracy.  These were created by the site and provide a good visual on the problem the world faces as modern day piracy continues to exist.  For more on the effort to campaign for an… Read more »