For Immediate Release
Mar 26, 2018
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(Daejeon, South Korea) ABS granted a Certificate of CyberSafety Compliance for Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) Smart Ship Solution demonstrating adherence to the ABS Guide for cyber security Implementation for the Marine and Offshore Industries and ISO 27000 series, IT Security Control Code of Practice.
The goal of SHI’s Smart Ship Solution is improving vessel efficiencies using real time data from hull and equipment sensors in collaboration with land-based technical and fleet managers. Real time data transfer between ship and shore facilities, to enable automated operations, presents a growing cyber security challenge for the marine and offshore industries.
“SHI Smart Ship Solution was successfully tested and evaluated for compliance with the ABS cyber security Guide,” said Paul R. Walters, Director of the Global ABS CyberSafety® program. “As a global leader in marine cyber security, ABS is pleased to be working with SHI to ensure the next generation of vessels is better equipped to address the increased level of cyber risk they will certainly face.”
“Gaining the ABS Certificate of CyberSafety Compliance is an important first step to apply the Smart Ship Solution in the marine and offshore industries.” said SHI Ship and Offshore Performance Research Center Vice President, Dr. Dong-Yeon Lee. “Through the ABS/SHI Joint Development Project, SHI is proud to acquire the world's first ship system ABS Certificate of CyberSafety Compliance.”
ABS continues to lead the marine and offshore industries in cyber security guidance and will work with SHI on next generation cyber security technology for smart ships focused on both the ship’s onboard architecture and its onshore fleet management cyber security architecture going forward.
ABS, a leading global provider of classification and technical advisory services to the marine and offshore industries, is committed to setting standards for safety and excellence in design, construction and operation. Focused on safe and practical application of advanced technologies and digital solutions, ABS works with industry and clients to develop accurate and cost-effective compliance, optimized performance and operational efficiency for marine and offshore assets.