“The lack of cyber safety in the shipping sector is shocking. . . . The current functioning of cybersecurity in this sector functions mostly on outdated software and the lack of knowledge and awareness about the importance of cybersecurity.”  SHM Shipcare


“As a legal matter, it’s now even possible that ship owners could potentially be held accountable if a real disaster strikes because of a cyberattack they could have easily prevented, attorney Belmont said. ‘The definition of seaworthiness now has changed’.” Kate Belmont, a lawyer specializing in maritime cybersecurity issues