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[l] at 2/14/24 7:00am
These are but a glimpse of the multitude of recent international news articles on maritime security you may have seen. The evolving geopolitical security situation is bringing additional and increasingly challenging security risks that many ship owners have not experienced in recent decades. This is equally true for ship Masters and crews, many of whom ...

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

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[l] at 1/11/24 3:00pm
London and Kuala Lumpur 11 January 2024: Released today, the annual Piracy and Armed Robbery Report of the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) raises concern over the first successful Somali based hijacking since 2017. The IMB annual report recorded 120 incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery against ships in 2023 compared to 115 in ...

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

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[l] at 1/11/24 11:00am
Greek shipping company Empire Navigation said Jan. 11 that it has lost contact with its oil tanker the St. Nikolas off the coast of Oman and has activated an emergency plan. Separately, the UK maritime authorities reported an incident Jan. 11 of a ship having been boarded by armed men and now heading toward Iranian ...

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[l] at 1/11/24 11:00am
Russia first proposed three amendments to the draft text but all were defeated, paving the way for a vote on the draft resolution. There were 11 votes in favour, none against, and four countries abstained: China, Russia, Algeria and Mozambique. The meeting follows an emergency briefing and consultations last week to address the growing threat ...

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

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[l] at 12/15/23 4:00am
A Malta-flagged, Bulgarian-owned bulk carrier was reportedly boarded on Thursday after being involved in an incident in the Arabian Sea off Yemens Socotra Island, British maritime security company Ambrey said in an advisory note. An Iranian-flagged fishing vessel in the area had switched off its AIS transponder six hours before the incident close to where ...

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[l] at 11/29/23 3:00am
The question of whether, how, and when the Israel-Hamas war may escalate remains, and in the past two weeks, there is some evidence that international shipping may be a new area where at least some expansion of the conflict might take place. The fighting has not remained limited to Israel and the West Bank/Gaza Strip ...

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

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[l] at 11/8/23 7:00am
The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ISC) today held a dialogue with the shipping industry to discuss security concerns of vessels transiting the Straits of Malacca and Singapore (SOMS). The dialogue comes on the back of a 37% increase in incidents of armed robbery against ships in the SOMS from July to September 2023 compared to ...

[Category: Piracy and Security News, Πρώτη σελιδα]

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[l] at 11/1/23 12:00pm
Warnings, advisories and piracy incidents in the Indian Ocean Area by the UKMTO in the past week. Source: UKMTO (United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations)

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[l] at 10/29/23 4:00pm
The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ISC), in cooperation with its Bangladesh Focal Point, the Bangladesh Department of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, concluded a three-day Capacity Building Workshop (CBW) held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 24 to 26 October 2023. The workshop served to strengthen the skillsets of ReCAAP Focal Point officers to report and verify incidents ...

[Category: Piracy and Security News, Πρώτη σελιδα]

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[l] at 10/26/23 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)

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[l] at 10/23/23 3:00pm
Executive Summary All incidents reported during January-September 2023 were incidents of Armed Robbery Against Ships (ARAS). No incident of piracy (on high seas) was reported. The ships boarded invariably were of low in freeboard and manoeuvring at slow speed in restricted waters, and with crew ill-prepared while traversing the area of concern. However, perpetrators escaped ...

[Category: Piracy and Security News, Πρώτη σελιδα]

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[l] at 10/19/23 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)

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[l] at 10/18/23 11:00am
The ReCAAP ISC was extremely concerned with the large-scale increase in incidents of abduction of crew for ransom situation in the Sulu-Celebes Seas and waters off Eastern Sabah since March 2016. On 21 Nov 2016, the Centre published an Incident Alert titled Increasing Cases of Abduction of Crew for Ransom from Ships, advising ships to ...

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[l] at 10/12/23 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)

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[l] at 10/11/23 3:00pm
The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has revealed a rise in reported incidents in the Gulf of Guinea and concerns for the Singapore Straits in its latest report for the period of January-September 2023, released today. Ninety-nine incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2023, an ...

[Category: Piracy and Security News, Tops]

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[l] at 10/6/23 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)

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[l] at 10/3/23 4:00am
Regional conflicts, heightened military activity, and increased political tensions continue to pose threats to commercial vessels operating in this region, warns flag administrations. The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime Administrator on 13 July 2023 issued a ship security advisory (SSA-03-23, Rev.3) that warns vessels transiting the Arabian/Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of ...

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[l] at 9/29/23 3:00pm
The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ISC), in cooperation with its Australia Focal Point, the Australia Border Force (Maritime Border Command), today concluded a four-day Capacity Building Executive Programme (CBEP) attended by the coast guards, navies and maritime law enforcement agencies from Australia and 12 ReCAAP Focal Points (Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Laos, Philippines, ...

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[l] at 9/27/23 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 9/20/23 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)

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[l] at 9/17/23 3:00pm
Zycraft USV PL today announced that it has successfully tested the use of a Hesai Technology 128 channels LiDAR sensor for the purpose of counter piracy operations at sea. Unlike other sensors, the LIDAR uses laser beams of light to detect objects. With the LIDAR, very small objects like a rope on the water can ...

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