• EUNAVFOR’s anniversary

    Operation Atalanta enjoys birthday cake, writes thank you notes to relatives. European Union Marks Eight Years of Counter-Piracy Commitment to Protect World Food Programme Vessels and Deter Pirate Attacks off […]

  • EUNAVFOR renews until 2018

    Comforting news for the Merchant Marine. EU to keep patrolling for Somali pirates until end of 2018 The European Union’s naval mission will keep patrolling for pirates off the coast […]

  • Somalia: keep fighting pirates

    NATO still plans to withdraw vessels later this year. Somalia: Govt Urges Continued International Support for Fighting Piracy Mogadishu — Somali government has called for the international community to continue […]

  • Somali pirates return?

    Attack confirmed following investigation. EU NAVFOR: Somali Pirates Attack First Ship in Two and a Half Years by Mike Schuler Somali pirates launched their first attacked on a merchant vessel in […]

  • Dryad reports piracy drop

    Dryad notes decline in reports. “Cautious Optimism” as Piracy Numbers Decline On Thursday, consulting firm Dryad Maritime said that there is cause for cautious optimism regarding maritime crime and piracy, with […]

  • Piracy threat still there

    Danger of complacency for shipping as headlines fade. Piracy on the decrease but threat still there – report Incidences of Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea and Horn of Africa […]

  • Egypt migrant capsize

    Egypt migrant boat capsize: Hundreds feared dead Survivors from a boat which capsized off the Egyptian coast on Wednesday have told the BBC that hundreds of people may have drowned. […]

  • High Tech Pirates

    Pirates have gone high tech. Apparently… ‘Do you have an AK-47 and can you swim?’ By Padraig Belton, Technology of Business reporter “The first thing they ask you is if […]

  • The post-piracy hangover

    As piracy falls, what new challenges do CSOs face? The post-piracy hangover In this era of relative calm, Harry Pearce from Ambrey Risk reminds us that the challenge ahead might […]

  • Migrants keep coming

    Over 14,000 migrants rescued in a week. 2,600 Migrants Rescued in the Mediterranean Sea By LENA MASRI Around 2,600 migrants were saved in the Mediterranean Sea today in several rescue […]