Author: SOFTimpact

Digitisation is nowadays determining the way we do business, creating vast opportunities, but also introducing risks to industries worldwide. Shipping makes no difference with it’s expanding fleet carrying around 90 per cent of world’s freight. Vessels are equipped with modern 4.0 technologies, which are vulnerable to a range of hacking incidents. This includes ghosting of GPS...

SOFTimpact, was invited to this year’ s Seatrade ShipTech Middle East conference in Dubai, where our cyber security consultant Alexandros Theofilou delivered an interactive presentation on Cyber Risk and Data Theft. The presentation was held on 23rd of September 2019 at Madinat Jumeirah Conference. Cyber Risk and data theft are one of the top 3 concerns...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Vroon Group, the international shipping company, decided to implement “SAFETYimpact” a QHSE software solution in collaboration with SOFTimpact, a maritime IT service provider.On the 17th of April 2019, the SAFETYimpact kick-off meeting was held in Amsterdam. The participants including the project steering group, the project teams, the QHSE...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Seatrade ShipTech Middle East 2019, which takes place on 23 – 24 September 2019 in Dubai, as part of UAE Maritime Week. Seatrade ShipTech Middle East 2019 is the two-day conference, which provides essential insight into how advances in ship technology are meeting the challenges of achieving operational efficiency...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Iridium Communications has announced the completion of its US $3 billion satellite constellation upgrade campaign known as Iridium NEXT. A constellation of new low Earth orbit satellites will deliver higher bandwidth for voice and data services for global maritime operations. SpaceX has completed the launch programme of Iridium Communications’ Next...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) on the 27 September 2018 they published 9 (nine) out of 12 (twelve) new recommendations on cyber security. Designed to help vessels maintain cyber safety throughout their operational lives. The remaining three recommendations are scheduled to be released in the 4th quarter...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are pleased to announce that after a considerable amount of work, SOFTimpact Ltd has now been certified for ISO 27001 Information Security Management by NQA under certificate number 72972.   This is an amazing achievement for SOFTimpact Ltd due to the complexity and time to achieve this certification and...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Leading maritime training provider, Seagull AS, have collaborated with IT specialists, SOFTimpact, to develop a web interface between their software systems. The technical collaboration of ‘CREWimpact’ crewing solution is now integrated with Seagull Training Administrator (STA) and enables the automatic exchange of information between the two systems. In...

After two years of extensive discussions and continuous improvements, BIMCO relaunched the Shipping KPIs benchmarking tool on the 26th of February. The relaunch event was hosted at Crowne Plaza hotel in Limassol, Cyprus and was attended by a good number of industry representatives from the entire maritime spectrum. SOFTimpact, as the authorized company for the development,...

SOFTimpact joined in 2017 the JLT Cyber Consortium and features in this months Cyber Decoder magazine (Page 10/11). JLT's cyber risk consortium is a unique collaboration of leading companies across the software, hardware, advisory, consulting, and legal industries that effectively support clients around their strategic, operational, financial, and people issues impacted by cyber risk. The consortium...