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  • 29.09.2023 A safe North Sea through greater international cooperation

    In Knokke the Belgian presidency of the European Coast Guard Functions Forum (ECGFF) is ended. In the ECGFF, coast guards of several European countries work together to ensure safety at sea. On the final day of the international summit, Flemish minister of Sea Fisheries Hilde Crevits stressed the importance of cooperation with the coast guard and other partners, raising awareness among fishermen and opting for innovation.

    In Knokke the participants...

  • 26.05.2023 Cyber threats in the maritime sector

    In January 2023, the maritime world was impacted on a large scale by a ransomware attack on a leading classification society. More than 1,000 ships were affected. That attack is unfortunately not an isolated incident: in recent years, the entire maritime sector, from ports to passenger ships to classification societies, has been the target of cyber attacks on several occasions.    

    That is why the Cybersecurity Working Group within the European Coast Guard Forum was set up a few years...