MarRINav consortium members Mike Fairbanks and Bob Cockshott FRIN explain the need for a resilient high-integrity PNT solution for maritime navigation in the UK, and outline what is being done to achieve this. This item was originally published in the Royal Institute of Navigation’s Navigation News and is reproduced by kind permission. For more information on the RIN […]
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What is MarRINav? MarRINav (Maritime Resilience and Integrity of Navigation) is a European Space Agency project run in partnership with a consortium of organisations led by NLA International which comprises The General Lighthouse Authority, University of Nottingham, University College London, Taylor Airey, Terrafix, London Economics and the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN). What are the project […]
GPS spoofing – or GNSS spoofing more accurately – is a much-discussed cyber-threat to ship navigation systems. With the potential for paralysed shipping lanes, collisions and even untraceable piracy incidents, what is the current state of play between the shipping industry’s cyber-defences and the malicious actors who aim to cause chaos through GPS spoofing?
The MarRINav team are acutely aware of the global risks associated with resilient position, navigation and timing. Though MarRINav focusses on UK waters we’re sure the learning from the project will benefit mariners everywhere and beyond that we hope it can be transposed to other sectors.