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Piracy & Security

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Two laden Greek tankers seized by Iranian forces

Incidents emerge on Friday amid spat between Tehran and Athens over US seizure of Iranian oil cargo off Russian tanker held in Greek port

Iran Greece

Russia declares Mariupol port mine-free

Russia submits document to the IMO stating it has finished minesweeping operations off Mariupol and established what is being described as a ‘humanitarian corridor’

Ukraine Russian Federation

Russia failing to reopen port of Mariupol

IMO warns industry of threat from free-floating mines in Black Sea, and urges cautious navigation

Russian Federation Ukraine

Supply chain delays raise theft risks

Cargo theft fell in 2021 compared with the previous 12 months, but the disruptions in supply chains have made weak security systems easier to exploit

International Containers

The week in charts: Panamaxes to benefit most from shift in coal flows | Piracy continues to fall in Gulf of Guinea | Scrap prices rise

Atlantic Basin medium-range tanker spot rates hit 10-year high last week, dry bulk market to benefit from anticipated surge in Australian commodity exports and Zodiac Maritime adds two PCTCs to an existing order 

Dry Bulk Tankers and Gas

Piracy incidents in Gulf of Guinea continue to fall

‘Worldwide, this is the first quarter since 2010 where no crew kidnappings have been reported,’ says IMB

Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa

Nimasa head hails piracy progress

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency director-general is frank about Nigeria’s past failings on piracy, but says recent steps as well as local and international co-operation are helping to quash the problem

Middle East and Africa Nigeria

Seafarer killed as Russian shells hit icebreaker in Mariupol, says Ukrainian army

The Ukraine-flagged icebreaker Kapitan Belousov, owned by the Mariupol Port Authority, hit by shelling overnight

Ukraine Casualty
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