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Piracy & Security

Stay informed with the latest news, analysis and market insight on the piracy and security threats impacting the shipping industry; be proactive in adapting your organisation to meet new requirements and identify risks to your business model through our expert coverage

Tanker boarded by armed attackers in Gulf of Guinea

While several fishing boats have been boarded in the region, this is the first time armed attackers have taken control of a cargo ship in the Gulf of Guinea in more than a year

Middle East and Africa Piracy and Security

Armed men attack crew of bulk carrier at Belgian port

Attack is a suspected drug-related incident

Belgium Dry Bulk

Piracy is evolving, not disappearing

Circumstances on land influence piracy activities. Any domestic changes could reignite, reduce, or even alter the nature of attacks

Piracy and Security Asia Pacific

Cyber risk casts shadow over digital transformation

The push for digitalisation and interconnectivity is making shipping an increasing target for cyber attacks

Technology and Innovation Digitalisation

Seafarers may break law helping stowaways disembark, West of England P&I club warns

Marine mutual has handled around 300 stowaways in the past three years, head of loss prevention estimates, which could be pointer to a more substantial problem

International Middle East and Africa

Yemen risk assessment: Direct threat to shipping remains low but collateral damage hazards remain

Yemen borders one of the world’s most important maritime chokepoints, with more than 22,000 passings through the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait last year

Middle East and Africa Saudi Arabia

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Where have all the pirates gone?

Piracy attacks are at a 30-year low according to the latest figures, but have the pirates really hung up their Kalashnikovs, or is this a statistical anomaly, rebranding or just more opaque reporting? This week’s podcast investigates what really lies behind the lack of piracy headlines and the real security risks still out there for shipping

Piracy and Security Lloyd's List The Shipping Podcast

Piracy incidents in Singapore Strait at seven-year high

Around 65% of all incidents in Asia last year were in the Singapore Strait, according to monitoring group

International Singapore

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Can the Ukraine grain corridor survive 2023?

The Black Sea Grain Initiative is inherently flawed and it doesn't take a stretch of the imagination to think it could fall apart at a moment's notice. But even with its limitations and drawbacks it is a success diplomatically and economically. This week’s podcast examines whether that will be enough to sustain it through the turmoil that lies ahead

Lloyd's List The Shipping Podcast Ukraine crisis

Supply chain fraud risk rising

Digitalisation has made life easier for supply chains, but also for those that prey on them. TT Club is calling for increased vigilance against theft and financial losses

International Containers

Piracy at lowest level in almost three decades

Big improvements in Gulf of Guinea and noticeable decline in Central and Southern America, but Singapore Strait remains cause for concern, says annual report

International Piracy and Security

Arrest made following MSC boxship terror threat

Police have not ruled out further arrests after a 4,800 teu capacity boxship was held off the Netherlands coast for a week while a search of the vessel for a bomb was undertaken

Containers Piracy and Security
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