Tag: security measures

  • Heightened Assessed Risk and Security Measures Implemented in Strait of Hormuz

    May 20: Following the recent attacks at Fujairah anchorage: (1) Shipowners and ship managers are increasing their security measures while in the Strait of Hormuz. For example, (1a) Japanese shipping […]

  • Ghana stowaway woes

    Hidden cost to shipping and a huge port challenge. Stowaway major challenge in Ghana sea ports The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) is putting in stringent security measures to […]

  • Taking Action

    The Indian Government has initiated various preventive/ mitigating security measures. These measures include an Inter-Ministerial Group of Officers has been set up to deal with hostage situations. While the Director […]

  • BMP Rules

    In addition to the new agreement on the boundaries and extent of high risk piracy areas the IBF and ITF imposed some additional requirements. The agreement states that during a vessel’s transit […]