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PIL vessel targeted by pirates off Benin, five crew missing

BIMCO says Nigeria holds the key to the piracy problem and urged it to step up patrols

Benin Nigeria

Vessel attacked with explosives, nine kidnapped

Security consultancy Dryad Global said the manner and target of the attack were unusual for the region and anti-government militants could be responsible

Nigeria Piracy and Security

Ocean Technologies acquires language-testing unit in deal with V.Group

As part of the agreement, V.Group-owned Marlins, the English language assessment product, will transfer across to Ocean Technologies’ portfolio of products

United Kingdom Crewing

Crew kidnapped from vessel off Benin

The attack is the seventh off Cotonou this year, according to Dryad Global

Benin Nigeria

Government-only vessel-tracking data up for sale ‘with US approval’

Regulators caught blind-sided as confidential and secure long-range ship tracking data is put on the market by a supplier arguing that US sanctions guidance has opened up a loophole allowing access at a price

Sanctions Regulation

Shipping told to make cyber security a priority

Crew training and involvement of senior management is crucial, the webinar was told

International Digitalisation

Ransomware attacks on the rise

Mediterranean Shipping Co, DESMI and OSM Maritime Group have reported ransomware attacks this year

Norway Piracy and Security

Shipping’s new restrictions limit drug traffickers’ opportunities

Drug trafficking organisations will accept a 15% to 20% loss ratio, but with fewer containers to check in ports the odds are stacked further against them than normal

International Containers

AIS transmission gaps seen in sanctioned tankers linked to Venezuela

There is no suggestion that any of the tankers sanctioned by Ofac were engaged in deceptive or illicit shipping practices

South America North America
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