Looking to the Horizon; Maritime Security and Body Armour Developments. Written by Joshua Nash, on behalf of SafeGuard Armour When asked to describe a pirate, most people will conjure up one of two images; the romanticised pirates of the past, living a carefree life in tropical paradises and boarding ships at the point of a…Read More
If you cannot see this email, click here. View Site | Contact Editor’s Choice Did North Korea really hack Sony? Kurt Stammberger, Senior Vice President for Norse Corp, told the US CBS Evening News why he believed North Korea was not behind the massive Sony breach, but was instead most likely orchestrated by a…Read More
Written by Steven Jones (pictured above) Petro piracy attacks across South East Asia is a growing threat to maritime security. While oil tankers have been the target of these attacks, there is concern that piracy may spread to other vessel types – either as a result of desperate criminals seeking easy targets, or as a…Read More
Much has been made of the fact that Somali pirates hijacked zero vessels in 2013. This headline grabbing statistic makes great reading, however, as with most things the truth is somewhat more complicated. According to the Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) progress is undoubtedly being made against Somali based piracy. However, in announcing…Read More
We began an investigation into the piracy situation in West Africa with Maritime Director of the Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI), Steven Jones, last week with Part 1 here. We conclude our discussion with Steven about piracy and the recent Maritime & Coastal Security Africa in Cape Town with the following.
Some of the main challenges facing the effective management of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea outlined at the conference in Cape Town included:
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