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CMA CGM confirms data leak after cyber attack

Hackers say they have exposed part of CMA CGM’s customer data via a link to Google Drive and threatened to ‘lay out the entire database’ in a week

Asia Pacific Containers

Sovereignty concerns holding back West Africa piracy battle

‘There are important political considerations that must be taken into account when designing and assessing co-operation mechanisms,’ academic says

Middle East and Africa Piracy and Security

Shipping to shrink ‘outdated and misleading’ High Risk Area

The High Risk Area covering Somalia and Yemen will be shrunk from September 1, with shipping groups saying the system has served its purpose

Middle East and Africa Somalia

Vessel attack reported off Somalia

A vessel was reported attacked 100 nautical miles northeast of Mogadishu. Four attackers in a skiff exchanged gunfire with its armed guards before turning back toward the coast an hour later

Middle East and Africa Somalia

Maritime security promoted into top tier of geopolitical hot topics

Maritime security’s newfound status as a geopolitical hot topic comes with political nuance and potential cost. Understanding the changing dynamics and platform protocols will be key to industry’s successful input into how this agenda plays out

International Political Risk and Trade

Mercer Street attack draws new focus to familiar threats

What the Middle East security incidents mean for shipping, shippers v carriers in US container row, and the Beirut blast one year on

Middle East and Africa Europe

Fire seen on Iran-linked tanker berthed at Syria’s Latakia port

Iranian media pointed out the blast coincided with a meeting between Israel’s incoming national security adviser and their counterparts in Russia. Syrian media said two workers were injured when a fire broke out in one of the ship’s hold, citing the fire brigade commander

Casualty Tankers and Gas

Why the Mercer Street attack should be classed as terrorism

G7 states are unanimous — the drone strike on the Liberia-flagged product tanker Mercer Street was a deliberate and targeted attack, and a clear violation of international law by Iran. But the UK has stopped short of classifying the attack as terrorism. Lawyer Stephen Askins argues that calling out cowardly attacks on ships and designating them for what they are would send a strong signal to those perpetrating them

Iran Israel

Governments condemn Iran as tanker attack evidence is presented

Maritime security back on the UN Security Council agenda on Monday as the UK leads a chorus of statements condemning Iran’s threat to maritime trade

Iran Terrorism
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