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Piracy and Security

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UN Security Council turns spotlight on maritime crime

The UN security council hears that piracy has become more sophisticated and threatens life on land

Piracy and Security Safety

Three crew abducted off Nigeria

The reported attack on the landing craft happened about 135 nautical miles southwest of Brass

Nigeria Piracy and Security

Eastern Pacific Shipping tanker seized at Cameroon refinery

There are 26 crew of different nationalities onboard the vessel, with Eastern Pacific saying their safety is its paramount concern

Middle East and Africa Tankers and Gas

MSC crew freed after Gulf of Guinea ordeal

Kidnapped crew members returned home after a month in captivity

Europe Middle East and Africa

Viewpoint: Pirates’ progress

A lethal form of piracy that threatens extreme violence against seafarers, rather than the seizure of ships, is becoming commonplace in the Gulf of Guinea

Middle East and Africa Guinea

MSC feels impact of Mexico's crackdown on gasoline theft

Thieves siphoning off about 150,000 barrels per day of gasoline from pipelines are costing national oil company Pemex more than $3bn a year in lost revenue, according to the government

North America Mexico

IMB flags growing concern over piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

There were 201 reported incidents of piracy and armed robbery against vessels in 2018 compared with 180 in the same period a year ago

International Containers

P&I Clubs issue North Korea sanctions ‘reminder’ as surveillance scrutiny on shipping is stepped up

Government agencies focusing on shipping and insurance to police sanctions regime and searching for unusual shipping activity including AIS switch-off as a leading indicator for investigations

Asia Pacific North Korea

Asian sea robbery at lowest in a decade

A total of 76 incidents of piracy and armed robbery, comprising 62 actual and 14 attempted incidents, were reported in Asia last year

Asia Pacific Dry Bulk
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