July 24, 2018: China Ocean Shipping Company Terminal Maritime Incident
COSCO Shipping Lines confirmed that it has been hit by a cyber attack impacting its internet connection within its offices in America.
A cyberattack late Wednesday night has shut down Evraz North America's information technology systems across the United States and Canada, a company spokesperson confirmed on Thursday. The company also confirmed that temporary layoff notices have been issued as a result. "At this point, there has been no indication of any breach of confidential or personal customer or employee information," said Patrick Waldron, spokesperson for the company. Waldron said there is currently no timeline for resolution of the situation but it has affected internal infrastructure such as the company's email system.
September 25, 2018: Port of San Diego Maritime Event
The Barcelona cyber-attack was followed by another one this week, this time against the Port of San Diego, a medium-sized cargo port on the US west coast.
"Port employees are currently at work but have limited functionality, which may have temporary impacts on service to the public, especially in the areas of park permits, public records requests, and business services," said Randa Coniglio, Chief Executive Officer for the Port of San Diego in a statement released a day after the attack.
Deep draft vessel bound for the Port of New York