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 for Owners, ...
More crew kidnapped, Abu Sayyaf Group suspected.
Indonesia hostages spark security concerns
It's the fourth time this year that crew members on Indonesian boats travelling through essential trade routes in Philippine waters ...
New name, new tasks.
Nigerian military scraps Niger Delta ‘Operation Pulo Shield’
The Nigerian military has scrapped its joint military task force in the restive Niger Delta.
The task force, nicknamed Operation ...
Monitoring the hot spots.
Tracking Global Piracy Trends Across The Seas
Piracy has existed since the conception of shipping, and pirate attacks on vessels continue to disrupt trade, raising vessel security concerns ...
Intelligence focus on West Africa.
Risk Intelligence launches new service providing overview of operational and regulatory risks of privately contracted maritime security in West Africa.
Maritime operations in West Africa are affected ...
Sounds simple, takes forever.
Joint patrols in Sulu Sea one step closer to reality
KUALA LUMPUR: The proposal for Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines to patrol the Sulu Sea together to fight ...
Inside the IFC.
International Fusion Centre tackles ship hijackings
BY RAZAK AHMAD
SINGAPORE: When pirates hijack a ship in Asian waters, an international maritime security outfit known as the Information Fusion Centre (IFC) ...
World slowly waking up to the threat to shipping.
Pirates Go West: Somali Piracy Crisis Shifts to Nigeria
Remember the British yachting couple held in the Somali desert for over a ...
New corridor to reduce piracy threat.
Three southeast Asian nations to designate shipping corridor in piracy battle
Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines on Monday agreed to designate a transit corridor for commercial ...
MSDF sign up for another year.
Japan extends by one year MSDF anti-piracy mission off Somalia
The Japanese government decided on Friday to extend the Maritime Self-Defense Force’s (MSDF) anti-piracy mission off ...
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