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Warnings, advisories and piracy incidents in the Indian Ocean Area by the UKMTO in the past week. Source: UKMTO (United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations)

The post UKMTO Weekly Piracy Report 18 – 24 oct 2020 first appeared on Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide.

[Category: Piracy and Security News]

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[l] at 10/23/20 3:00pm

Maritime piracy today remains a complex challenge to international law, world trade and the safety and security of seafarers. The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and other maritime safety advisories publish various counter-piracy guidelines and recommendation to help shipping companies protect their ships against the piracy menace. In reference to the guidelines, while it is essential ...

The post Steering With Artificial Intelligence To Combat Maritime Piracy first appeared on Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide.

[Category: International Shipping News, Piracy and Security News, Tops]

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[l] at 10/23/20 11:00am

Pirates are kidnapping more seafarers off West Africa, IMB reports On 14 October 2020, the International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC) released figures showing a rise in piracy and armed robbery on the world’s seas in the first nine months of 2020, with a 40% increase in the number of kidnappings reported in ...

The post Increased security threats to vessels operating in the Gulf of Guinea first appeared on Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide.

[Category: Marine Insurance P&I Club News, Piracy and Security News, Πρώτη σελιδα]

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[l] at 10/18/20 3:00pm

On 5 October 2020, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) issued a notice warning its clients and other stakeholders that the Nigerian Navy will investigate, and has arrested, ships that switch off their automatic identification system (AIS) when operating in Nigerian waters. It further reminds masters of their obligations under SOLAS Reg.V/19 to maintain their ...

The post Do not switch off the AIS in Nigerian waters first appeared on Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide.

[Category: Marine Insurance P&I Club News, Piracy and Security News, Πρώτη σελιδα]

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[l] at 10/18/20 1:00pm

Warnings, advisories and piracy incidents in the Indian Ocean Area by the UKMTO in the past week. Source: UKMTO (United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations)

The post UKMTO Weekly Piracy Report 11 - 17 oct 2020 first appeared on Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide.

[Category: Piracy and Security News]

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[l] at 10/16/20 3:00pm

A total of 75 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships (comprising 73 actual incidents and two attempted incidents) were reported in Asia during January-September2020 compared to 54 incidents (comprising49 actual incidents and five attempted incidents) during January-September 2019.This accounts for an increase of 39% in the total number of incidents reported during January-September ...

The post ReCAAP: Report Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships in Asia January-September first appeared on Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide.

[Category: Piracy and Security News, Πρώτη σελιδα]

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[l] at 10/15/20 3:00pm

The 14th Governing Council Meeting of the ReCAAP ISC (“the Centre”) was held on 13 and 15 October 2020 by virtual modality, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Meeting was attended by the Governors/Representatives of the 20 ReCAAP Contracting Parties (Annex). The Council reviewed the activities of the Centre in FY2019 and deliberated on ...

The post Conclusions of the 14th Governing Council Meeting of the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre first appeared on Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide.

[Category: Piracy and Security News, Πρώτη σελιδα]

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[l] at 10/14/20 3:00pm

ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) figures show a rise in piracy and armed robbery on the world’s seas in the first nine months of 2020, with a 40% increase in the number of kidnappings reported in the Gulf of Guinea, compared with the same period in 2019. Pirates armed with guns and knives are abducting ...

The post Pirates are kidnapping more seafarers off West Africa, IMB reports first appeared on Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide.

[Category: Piracy and Security News, Πρώτη σελιδα]

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[l] at 10/11/20 11:00am
Warnings, advisories and piracy incidents in the Indian Ocean Area by the UKMTO in the past week. Source: UKMTO (United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations)

[Category: Piracy and Security News]

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[l] at 10/5/20 3:00pm
Commander of CTF 151 (CCTF 151) held a video conference call with the Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (CRNO) to discuss future combined efforts in the Arabian Sea and around the Gulf of Aden. Rear Admiral Nejat Inanir (CCTF 151) talked with Rear Admiral Abdullah Bin Kamis Bin Abdullah Al Raisi about information ...

[Category: Piracy and Security News]

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[l] at 10/4/20 11:00am
Warnings, advisories and piracy incidents in the Indian Ocean Area by the UKMTO in the past week.   Source: UKMTO (United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations)

[Category: Piracy and Security News]

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[l] at 10/1/20 3:00am
Following an increase in kidnap for ransom attacks in the Gulf of Guinea beyond Nigeria’s economic zone, the Joint War Committee has redrawn the listed extended risk area in the West Africa region. The Joint War Committee* (JWC) has expanded its Gulf of Guinea listed area further south and east following an uptick in piracy ...

[Category: International Shipping News, Marine Insurance P&I Club News, Piracy and Security News, Πρώτη σελιδα]

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[l] at 9/30/20 7:00am
Due to the efforts of the Iran Army Navy and the IRGC Navy, piracy has been reached zero in recent months, said an official in Ports and Maritime Organization. Deputy Marine of Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran Jalil Eslami said that since the beginning of the coronavirus in the country, a variety of transportation ...

[Category: Piracy and Security News, Πρώτη σελιδα]

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[l] at 9/28/20 11:00am
COMMANDER of CTF 151, Rear Admiral Nejat Inanir held a video conference call with Lt Cdr Chris Long, Officer in Charge of the Dubai based UK Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) office. The UKMTO provides an information conduit between the military and wider international maritime trade. UKMTO delivers timely maritime security information, often acting as the ...

[Category: Piracy and Security News, Πρώτη σελιδα]

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[l] at 9/25/20 11:00am
Incidents at anchorages/ports in the Philippines Advisory 1. Following the increase of the number of incidents of sea robbery reported at Manila and Batangas anchorages/ports during Jan-Sep 2020, the shipping industry is advised to adopt the following measures when anchor/berth in the area: • Enhance vigilance and maintain strict anti-robbery watch • Keep the ship’s ...

[Category: Piracy and Security News, Πρώτη σελιδα]

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[l] at 9/21/20 3:00pm
Just appointed, the new command team of the European Maritime Awareness mission in the Strait of Hormuz speaks about its current position and intentions. Operation Commander Rear Admiral Jacques Fayard and Force Commander Captain (Navy) Christophe Cluzel, talk about the European led operation that started at 25th February this year. Since you are both French ...

[Category: International Shipping News, Piracy and Security News, Πρώτη σελιδα]

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[l] at 9/20/20 11:00am
Owners of the ship that Russian sailors have previously been abducted from engaged in negotiations on their release with the pirates, Russian embassy in Cameroon told TASS Friday. “Negotiations are underway,” a Russian diplomat said. “The ship owner has contacted the abductors. The embassy, on its part, remains in contact with the ship owner.” The ...

[Category: Piracy and Security News, Πρώτη σελιδα]

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[l] at 9/11/20 3:00pm
ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre released the August 2020 Report on the situation of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia. Overall Situation In August 2020, six incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia No piracy incident was reported There was no report of abduction of crew in the Sulu-Celebes Seas and ...

[Category: International Shipping News, Piracy and Security News, Πρώτη σελιδα]

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[l] at 9/10/20 3:00pm
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, piracy and other crimes have surged in Asian waters in the first seven months of the year, many committed by a Philippines-based Islamist group linked to Islamic State, according to a report released on Wednesday. Especially hard hit have been the Sulu Sea and coastal areas of the southern Philippines, said ...

[Category: Piracy and Security News, Πρώτη σελιδα]

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[l] at 9/10/20 11:00am
Pirates kidnapped two Russians from the refrigerator ship Water Phoenix, the Russian embassy in Nigeria has confirmed. “We confirm that two Russians were kidnapped from the ship Water Phoenix as a result of an attack by pirates 30 kilometers away from Lagos on September 8,” the embassy said on its official portal. “In cooperation with ...

[Category: International Shipping News, Piracy and Security News, Πρώτη σελιδα]

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[l] at 9/9/20 11:00am
THE Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) and EUNAVFOR have held discussions about developing their partnership in conducting counter-piracy operations in the region. CMF’s Combined Task Force 151, an anti-piracy task force led by the Turkish Navy, held discussions with Commander of EUNAVFOR’s CTF 465, Rear Admiral Riccardo Marchiò via a video teleconference. CTF 151 Commander, Rear ...

[Category: International Shipping News, Piracy and Security News, Πρώτη σελιδα]

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[l] at 8/26/20 3:00pm
The Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh has commended the Nigerian Navy for the successful enforcement of the new anti-piracy law in Nigeria. Jamoh, in a commendation letter to the Naval Headquarters, which was disclosed by the naval spokesman, Commodore Suleiman Dahun for Chief of ...

[Category: Piracy and Security News]

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