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Maritime Piracy

What is Ship Security Alert System (SSAS)?

The Ship Security Alert System (SSAS) is a method to strength maritime security by using a system which sends alert messages to maritime rescue departments. Know how ship security alert system is beneficial to prevent maritime piracy inside the article

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Maritime Piracy

28 Online Resources for Maritime Piracy and Somali Pirates

With the increase in piracy at the sea, especially around the coast of Somalia, several maritime organizations and defense agencies have started providing online updates on events related to maritime piracy that are taking place around the world. Mentioned herein are twenty eight resources on maritime piracy and Somali pirates.

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Maritime Piracy

Audacious Open-ocean Ambush of Product Tanker in Gulf of Guinea

A recent piracy attack represents a step change in tactics that could, if repeated, be a game changer in Gulf of Guinea piracy. The pirates made an unsuccessful attempt at boarding a product tanker from the stern, but eventually fell behind as the ship’s master opened the range. Read more inside the article.

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Maritime Piracy

Are We Sleepwalking Back to Piracy?

A shift in US foreign policy based both on changes to the threat landscape and improving domestic energy security could lead to an increase in threats to shipping within eighteen months according to David Hunkin of Dryad Maritime Intelligence.

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