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Piracy and Security

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Seafarers abducted off Nigeria

Kidnappers boarded a product tanker off Bonny and abducted six of the crew members

Nigeria Piracy and Security

Maritime cyber-crime under the spotlight

Criminals are beginning to focus on shipping, and specifically ports, as their centralised systems provide fraudsters with a wealth of target information

International Containers

Pirates attack tanker in Nigerian waters

The ship was at anchor after being arrested in January 2018 by Nigerian authorities, who claimed it had been engaged in illicit oil trading

Nigeria Tankers and Gas

Cyber-security is only one of several threats facing shipping

Shipping chief executives will be irresponsible if they push cyber-security to strengthened IT teams. Leaders in this sector are bringing in specialist skills to raise the level of familiarity with risk and lift the level of protection

International Piracy and Security

Reported piracy and sea robbery lowest in Asia since 2007

No crew abductions reported during the first quarter in Asia but anti-piracy body maintains its advisory to avoid high-risk areas in the Sulu-Celebes Seas and waters of Eastern Sabah

Asia Pacific Piracy and Security

Gulf of Guinea piracy threat persists

Piracy declines globally but Gulf of Guinea accounts for more than 50% of incidents

Nigeria Piracy and Security

Modern-day seafaring — piracy, pawns and political detention

Piracy aside, crew can often end up hostage to coastal states making claims on their vessels

Piracy and Security Law

Indian Ocean’s piracy risk zone reduced

The move comes after discussions between a number of industry representative organisations, including BIMCO, the International Chamber of Shipping, Intercargo, Intertanko and the Oil Companies International Marine Forum

Middle East and Africa Somalia

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
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