Two of ten Somali pirates- Hussein Carab M and Abdi Yussuf K- arrested by the Royal Dutch Navy special- forces were up on trial at a court in Hamburg.
The ship security reporting system (SSRS) is an efficient distress reporting system, which is dedicated to respond to distress calls from merchant ships sailing in piracy affected areas.
One of the popular insurance and reinsurance Broker Company of UK, Jardine Lloyde Thompson along with Convoy Escort Programme Ltd has introduced an escort program for merchant ships passing through Gulf of Aden- an extremely sensitive piracy area.
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.
Maritime securities firms & companies under guidelines of Marine Transportation Safety Coalition & ISPS provides the most important aspect of maritime security
The shipping industry cannot rely on the navies and traditional law enforcement to protect them from pirate attacks and to hold pirates accountable. Read more on what shippers can do for protection against pirate attacks.
SaveOurSeafarers releases a dramatic video depicting the effects of Somali piracy in the Indian Ocean. The video shows the trauma involved with the piracy attacks but also the economic costs of the rising threat to the maritime industry.
With the increase in piracy activities around the world, it is necessary that every seafarer gets himself insured with an appropriate marine insurance policy. Know more about marine insurance for piracy attacks inside the article.