Tag: BMP4

  • EUNAVFOR confirms attack

    Alert issued by UKMTO on Friday. EU NAVFOR confirms MT Leopard Sun attacked 160 nautical miles off the central coast of Somalia. On 23rd February at 0030 local time, the Motor […]

  • Focused Op ends off Somalia

    Op kept watch around Socotra Gap hot spot. CTF 151 successfully completes Focused Counter Piracy Operation Hamad Counter Piracy (CP) Focused Operation (FO) HAMAD, run by Combined Task Force (CTF) […]

  • CMF Statement on attacks

    Combined Maritime Forces to increase naval presence. Statement to Industry Recent attacks against merchant shipping in the Gulf of Aden and Bab-el-Mandeb have highlighted that there are still risks associated […]

  • New West Africa piracy guides

    End of MTISC-GoG project sees new agency take over. New industry guidelines for Gulf of Guinea‏ published BIMCO, ICS, INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO have jointly released an updated version of ‘Guidelines […]

  • Experts warn of pirate attacks

    New High Risk Area introduced today. Experts warn of pirate attacks as Indian Ocean security level is reduced By Sarah Townsend International maritime groups on Tuesday amended the boundaries of […]

  • BMP4 High Risk Area Revision

    Dryad issues its thoughts on the revised HRA plan. BMP4 High Risk Area Revision – Pragmatic Decision or Dangerous Gamble? Today’s announcement on the geographical reduction of the BMP4 High […]

  • High Risk Area reduced

    Several IOR countries had pushed for re-sizing of HRA. Vigilance still crucial as piracy High Risk Area in the Indian Ocean reduced Organisations representing the global shipping and oil industry […]

  • Progress in HRA controversy

    Countries hope to reduce size of High Risk Area. Progress in HRA controversy: CGPCS participants agree on process On the 13th of March an extra-ordinary meeting of the CGPCS was […]

  • Op Atalanta Extended to End of 2016

    EU sign off on mission extension.  EU Counter-Piracy Operation Atalanta Extended to End of 2016 The Council has extended the EU’s counter-piracy Operation Atalanta by two more years, until 12 December […]

  • Today’s Value of Anti-Piracy Measures

    Are shipping companies ignoring the basic requirements of BMP4? Today’s Value of Anti-Piracy Measures Two recent attacks in the Gulf of Guinea have highlighted the value of prepared crews and […]