Piracy has returned with a vengeance following the end of the monsoon season, as a Greek vessel was set ablaze after an attack in the Somali Basin. Pirates hit Cyprus […]
BMP4 places great emphasis on the role of citadels…which is great, but far too few people know what they really are. The guidance states that professional input is necessary to […]
Details of how the bulk carrier “Arrilah-I” was freed have been released. Upon being attacked the 21 crew of the vessel and three security guards remained secure in the vessels citadel. The […]
Citadels Under Siege: Safe Rooms or Safety Hazards?
“When placing crew in a citadel, the crew may not be rescued. You need to consider that fact.” – Commander Steve Paget, Canadian Navy. During an insightful “Combating Piracy Week” […]