• Superyachts at Risk

    As restrictions on commercial vessels carrying firearms are relaxed, it is expected that pirates will look to pursue perceived softer targets and thus attempts on recreational vessels will rise. Security […]

  • Yacht Race Deaths

    Two sailors killed in a mysterious crash at sea that reduced their vessel to ruins during a yacht race from California to Mexico died of blunt-force injuries, while a third […]

  • On-Board Protection System

    The rise in piracy and the general concern about the vulnerability of pleasure craft and their occupants has made yacht security a fast-growing industry. LSN (LifeSafetyNow) On-Board Early Warning Protection […]

  • Superyachts put on cargo ships

    DUBAI //Piracy fears are stopping superyacht owners from sailing between the Mediterranean and the Gulf, where they split their time each year. Instead, they have them shipped on cargo vessels, […]

  • Superyacht Security Summit

    EUNAVFOR Chief of Staff Confirmed for Superyacht Security Summit Superyacht Events are thrilled to confirm that Captain Phil Haslam, Chief of Staff for the EUNAVFOR Counter Piracy operation, will be speaking at […]

  • Gold Rush

    Former superyacht captain John Beadon thinks there is a “gold-rush” mentality around the maritime security industry. He says: “Everyone suddenly has their own idea as to how to deal with […]

  • Under Threat

    Piracy is threatening the UAE’s coastal economy as attacks are being staged following a brazen and successful ship hijacking outside Salalah Port in Oman. Tim Stear, the global head of […]

  • No Go Zone

    A top NATO official has warned teenage Dutch yachtswoman Laura Dekker not to attempt a transit via the Gulf of Aden, even in a convoy of vessels. The chief of staff at one […]

  • Spot And Soak

    Supplying technical solutions to shipping has always been big business. Alas the anti-piracy kit locker is filled with the abandoned detritus of false hopes and equipment which sounded wonderful in theory, […]

  • Yacht Hijacked

    News is emerging that a yacht with six crew has been hijacked near Somalia. Several local sources have confirmed that Somali pirates have captured a yacht with six crew members […]

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