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Piracy & Security

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SK Shipping tanker contact lost in Gulf of Guinea

Ship left Sierra Leone’s Freetown anchorage in the past week. It is listed as heading for open sea, with no specific destination 

Middle East and Africa Côte d'Ivoire

GPS jamming poses threat to navigation

Equipment banned in many countries is easily purchased on the internet for as little as $30

International Insurance

Sufficient shadow tanker fleet capacity to ship sanctioned Russia crude exports

Fleet consists of more than 500 tankers over 34,000 dwt, defined owned by national fleets of Iran, Russia or Venezuela or anonymously owned and engaged in sanctioned trades

International Russian Federation

Don’t treat ships like chess pieces

Capturing a tanker is not the maritime equivalent of white triumphantly winning a rook for a bishop

Greece Iran

BP confirms Heroic Idun subcharter

Tanker earlier held in Malabo for three months without charge after being detained by Equatoguinean navy

Equatorial Guinea Nigeria

Iran releases Greek hostage tankers

Delta Tankers and Polembros Shipping vessels were seized in May in retaliation for US move to confiscate cargo from Greek-held Iranian tanker, which also sailed on Wednesday

Sanctions Tankers and Gas

All countries must back efforts to free Heroic Idun and its crew

Keeping an innocent crew prisoner is just as much piracy when perpetrated by states instead of pirate gangs, and therefore cannot be an element in any legitimate fight against piracy

Equatorial Guinea Nigeria

Fate of seized tanker pursued by Nigeria raises industry legal and security concerns

Case of the VLCC Heroic Idun raises serious concerns across the tanker sector regarding the Nigerian Navy’s treatment of crew and apparent disregard of international law

Equatorial Guinea Nigeria

Piracy falls to lowest levels since 1992

IMB urges masters to report incidents in Singapore Straits, to assist authorities track down assailants

International Piracy and Security
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