Tag: BMP

  • Armed Robbers hit SE Asia ships

    Robbers hit multiple ships in 27-hour spree. Armed Robbers hit SE Asia ships ReCAAP took the unusual step of issuing a report on a spate of attempted armed robberies over […]

  • Foreign navies help reduce piracy

    Africa Focus: Foreign navies help reduce piracy in 2014: experts NAIROBI, Dec. 24 (Xinhua) — Global efforts to combat piracy in the Horn of Africa region have helped in reducing […]

  • Will navies pull out?

    Drones Add Another Protective Layer for Container and Bulk Shipping Against Pirates Attacks May be Down but There is Still a Place for the Combined Naval Task Forces GULF OF […]

  • Is Somali piracy over?

    Decrease in successful attacks ignores root causes which remain. Is It Really the End of Piracy off the Coast of Somalia? Posted by: Abbas Daher Djama The recent drop of successful […]

  • Keep Guard Up

    European Union Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta, NATO and Combined Task Force 151 (CTF 151) call upon the shipping industry to continue to take anti-piracy measures despite the current […]

  • Somali Piracy

    Somali piracy is a particularly ugly form of hostage taking for ransom, victimizing both the seafarers and families whose lives are disrupted and sometimes destroyed by their brutal captivity. This […]

  • Viewpoint

    A short but important text summing up BIMCO’s stated viewpoint and position on piracy, armed robbery, kidnapping, torture and murder at sea. BIMCO’s Position: Piracy, armed robbery, kidnapping, torture and […]

  • BMP Guide

    In support of the maritime community’s efforts to protect seafarers against acts of piracy, ABS has prepared a quick reference guide (QRG) to assist ships’ crews. The guide will assist in […]

  • IMO on Piracy

    The International Maritime Organization’s Head of Maritime Security, Tracy Peverett, has been speaking to Reuters Insider about its plans to combat Somalia’s pirate problems. Efforts such as tracing ransom cash, […]

  • Rocket Attack

    Pirates attacked an Ethiopian vessel, the 15,000-dwt “Andinet” in the Gulf of Aden at the weekend.   The pirate gang fired rocket propelled grenades at the vessel as it made […]