Maritime Cyber Security collaboration agreement

Posted 12.02.2019 in Company, General, Maritime Cyber Security by Johan Sjölund

Cyber Security collaboration between Alandia Insurance and Deductive Labs

The collaboration between Marine Insurance provider Alandia Insurance (www.alandia.com) and Cyber security specialist company Deductive Labs is a strategic step in order to provide clients professional analysis, assessments and services.

Cyber Security is on everyone’s agenda

The global maritime industry is increasingly connected and dependent on cyber systems and the possibility of cyber-attack is a real and increasing threat. There are many examples of cyber security incidents and consequences of a cyber-attack are wide-ranging from hacking navigation systems to loss of cargo, damage to ship and business interruptions.

The collaboration between Marine Insurance provider Alandia Insurance and cyber security specialist company Deductive Labs is a strategic step in order to provide clients with professional analysis, assessments and services.

IMO makes cyber risk management onboard ships mandatory as of 1 January 2021. The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) adopted Resolution MSC.428(98) on Maritime Cyber Risk Management in Safety Management Systems in June 2017. The resolution states that an approved safety management system should take cyber risk management into account in accordance with the objectives and requirements of the ISM Code.
In order to enhance processes, supply clients with proper information for strategy a priorities, Deductive Labs has developed an unique Cyber Security Assessment tool. The tool is based on established frameworks i.e. CSF NIST in combination with the maritime industry standards from Bimco. The tool can be used for a current state analysis but also as a base for establishing processes, security policies, guidelines as well as a central tool towards defined goals, ie. being prepared for the ISM Code January 2021.


Alandia Insurance offers shipowners insurance cover and a high service level.

Since the founding in 1938, Alandia Insurance has serviced the need of the shipping community and is today active in all of Scandinavia and the Baltic States but also on a more international level, mainly Continental Europe.

The organization consists of marine insurance specialists at three locations in Mariehamn, Stockholm and Helsinki. Among the specialists there are master mariners, chief engineers, electrical engineers, naval architects, maritime lawyers and technical insurance specialists. In an emergency situation, experience and expertise are at the insured clients’ disposal 24/7.

Alandia Insurance is a stable and reliable partner who delivers comprehensive insurance solutions adapted to clients’ individual needs with a focus on long-term relationships.

More information and contacts: www.alandia.com

Written by Johan Sjölund

Johan is a driven economics artist with focus on processes and development. With background from IT business, entrepreneur and public sector, Johan has long experience from business development and project management both locally and internationally.

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