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IMB warns continuous piracy risks in Gulf of Guinea

A global maritime body has said the Gulf of Guinea continues to be particularly dangerous for seafarers and urged vessels to remain vigilant as they transit the region amid persistent piracy risk in West Africa in the first three months. The

ReCAAP: 17 Incidents of Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships in Asia During the First Quarter

A total of 17 incidents of armed robbery against ships (comprising 16 actual incidents and one attempted incident) were reported in Asia during January-March 2021. This accounts for a 39% decrease in the total number of incidents compared to the same

Merchant Shipping Reassurance through Deterrence

Confidence in the rules-based international system is essential to the stability of the global economy. Without it commerce could not flow as freely as necessary to keep up with the world’s demand. For this reason eight partner nations work together within