RSVP

  • SOS Sign UP

    The SOS Save Our Seafarers campaign, launched by BIMCO, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the International Shipping Federation (ISF), Intercargo, INTERTANKO and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), is […]

  • RSVP: Latest Figures

    RSVP: Remembering Seafaring Victims of Piracy – latest figures 37 Vessels and 774 people currently held 1.      SOCOTRA 1: Seized on Dec. 25, 2009 in the Gulf of Aden. Yemeni-owned […]

  • Violence Escalates

    Somali pirates are becoming increasingly violent in their attacks on foreign vessels experts have warned. Speaking about the increased use of violence and torture, particularly in the wake of the […]

  • Mission Against Piracy

    The Revd Tom Heffer secretary-general of the Mission to Seafarers has released a heartfelt and compelling statement on the need to fight Piracy: AS I joined shipping’s great and good […]

  • Maritime Security Review

    Bad Getting Worse

    It’s official – Somali piracy keeps reaching hitherto unimagined peaks (or troughs depending on your perspective). According to Peter Hinchliffe, secretary general of the International Chamber of Shipping, “It is […]

  • Piracy: Vatican expresses concern

    The Vatican has demonstrated an increasing concern in regards to piracy. A conference organized by the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People – which is […]

  • Voices Raised

    A number of Filipino maritime groups have joined together to condemn piracy, prompted by the growing number of Filipino seafarers being held hostage. The officers and representatives of five national organizations belonging […]

  • Capture Roll Call

    Here are details of ships held by Somali pirates: * SOCOTRA 1: Seized on Dec. 25, 2009 in the Gulf of Aden. Yemeni-owned ship had six Yemeni crew. * ICEBERG […]

  • Piracy Problem goes JUMBO

    We have long known the scale of the Somali problem – but it has finally confirmed its status as “JUMBO”…with the number of crew held reaching 747. With the recent hijackings […]

  • Somali Slaying

    Somali pirates have shot and killed a Filipino seafarer according to a statement from Philippine Labor Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz. She stated that pirates shot and killed Farolito Vallega, 48, on January […]

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