EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta units have few opportunities to collaborate with ships of other navies and CTF to be always ready to deter, prevent and repress piracy and armed robbery at sea.
On 19th April, Sunday, a Portuguese flagged Container Ship TOMMI RITSCHER with 4785 TEU Capacity, was said to be approached by a speedboat, from which, a group of pirates boarded the vessel.
At the ECR Conference on Maritime Security and the Blue Economy yesterday in the European Parliament, ECSA raises the alarm about the dire security situation in the Gulf of Guinea.
The increase of piracy in Somalia has been a result of several internal and external factors affecting the region. Find out the main causes of piracy in Somalia and ways to reduce its effects on shipping.
Recent incidents reported to the IMB PRC indicate that piracy and armed robbery continue to present threats to shipping and seafarers in many regions.
Citadel refers to a room where the ship’s crew can hide during marine piracy attack.This anti piracy method can protect the ship’s crew against maritime piracy.
Maritime piracy is one of the biggest dangers faced by the busiest shipping routes around the world. Find out seven most famous shipping routes vulnerable to maritime 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.
Maritime security has become an important requirement for merchant’s vessels over the last decade due to the increased threats from pirates across the world.