Tag archives: piracy

MOL tabletop drill prepares for piracy incident

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that the company conducted a tabletop drill based on a scenario in which one of its car carriers came under attack by ...

Piracy at sea falls to lowest level in seven years, reports IMB

The International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has revealed that piracy on the world’s seas is at its lowest third-quarter level since 2006, but warns of ...

Launch of Maritime Security handbook: coping with piracy

The Nautical Institute has launched Maritime Security handbook: coping with piracy, which focuses on the people who have to cope with piracy – seafarers, shore-based staff and those working in the ...

ECSA calls for extension of the EU NAVFOR ATALANTA mandate and concrete EU action in West Africa

The ECSA Piracy Task Force met in June and agreed on the need for continued efforts to address the problem of piracy along the coasts of East and West Africa ...

Shipowners and unions raise concern at casualty reporting failures

Shipowners and seafarers' unions have joined forces to express concern at flag states’ failure to submit maritime casualty reports as required under international Conventions. The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS ...

EU to provide over €37 million to fight piracy in Eastern and Southern Africa

The EU will provide some €37 million to strengthen the fight against piracy in several Eastern and Southern African countries through support for the Programme to promote Regional Maritime Security ...

Leading container lines reinitiate piracy meetings to keep focus on piracy

CMA CGM, MSC, Maersk Line and Hamburg Süd representing 40 percent of the world container shipping industry have met to discuss the piracy threat towards international shipping. The meeting ...

IMB advises continued vigilance as maritime piracy attacks decline

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest quarterly report on Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships recorded a total of 66 incidents worldwide in the ...


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