ESC onboard to serve the maritime industry Jaanus Rahumägi, President & CEO, ESC Global Security has been elected as one of the new members of the Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) Industry Steering Group. SAMI represents more than 80 percent of the world’s private maritime security companies from its base in London and…Read More
Oceans Beyond Piracy Latest Report Written by Steven Jones Over the past few years one of the most authoritative and influential reports on maritime piracy has come from the organisation Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP). They have tapped into financial data, reports, evidence and research, and in doing so have opened the world of maritime crime…Read More
The threat to global shipping in the future may not be pirates or terrorists, but hackers – people accessing shipboard systems via computers, either on the ship or thousands of miles away on dry landRead 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: