Tag: Piracy attacks

  • Tanker Traffic

     According to a report by Lloyd’s List, there has been a drop in large oil tankers transiting the Suez Canal by in excess of 50% over the past three years. […]

  • Stat Attack

    The world’s three biggest flag States reported last month that pirates took 1,090 sailors hostage last year. Panama, Liberia and the Marshall Islands said that 4,185 seafarers were attacked with […]

  • Benin Bite

    The IMB has warned ships to be vigilant when travelling past Benin following a spate of piracy attacks off the west African country. Noel Choong, head of the Kuala Lumpur-based […]

  • Standard Bearers

    The call for maritime security firms to come together to create a code of conduct and ethics, has been answered by the launch of the Security Association for the Maritime […]

  • Stat Attack

    The International Maritime Bureau’s says sea piracy worldwide hit a record high of 142 attacks in the first quarter this year as Somali pirates become more violent and aggressive. The […]

  • East African Fishing, With A Catch.

    EUNAVFOR recently confirmed that the Kenyan flagged fishing vessel the Golden Wave was hijacked on 9 October 2010, with 43 crew onboard. Considering the International Maritime Bureau’s statistics on the […]