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8 Nov 2017
Web Alert: The importance of a good safety culture
This last bulletin for the year covers safety lessons learned from an attempted armed robbery, more issues relating to pilot boarding and a reminder of a good approach to analysing safety reports.
17 Jan 2017
Web Alert: Sulu-Celebes Sea - increase in pirate attacks & crew abductions
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) Information Sharing Centre conducted a two day meeting of anti-piracy contact points and a workshop on piracy and armed robbery against ships involving participants from Africa, Asia and Europe in Singapore on 11 and 12 January 2017.
20 Jun 2016
Web Alert: Change in piracy reporting in Gulf of Guinea
Members should be aware that the Maritime Trade Information Sharing Centre – Gulf of Guinea (MTISC-GoG) – the centre set up to maintain and share details regarding maritime issues off the west coast of Africa – is set to close at 08:00 GMT on 20 June 2016.
29 Feb 2016
Web Alert: Caution for vessels transiting to West Africa
Members should be aware that there have recently been reports of a security breach in the Maritime Trade Information Sharing Centre, Gulf of Guinea (MTISC-GoG), resulting in information being leaked to individuals with intent and capability to launch hijackings in the area
15 Feb 2016
Web Alert: New anti-piracy guide for tankers operating in Asia
The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) together with The Republic of Singapore Navy’s Information Fusion Centre (IFC) and the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) have recently published The Guide for Tankers Operating in Asia against Piracy and Armed Robbery Involving Oil Cargo Theft to help with the prevention of piracy attacks on tanker vessels operating in Asia
30 Oct 2015
Web alert: cyber security
Leading shipping organisations to publish guidelines on cyber security onboard ships in mid November.
3 Feb 2014
Press article: Piracy: Safer seas
With a more stable Somalia and improved maritime security, will the downward trend in piracy attacks continue, or will incidents in East African and South-East Asian waters ensure rough seas in future?
13 Feb 2012
Web Alert: Piracy off West Africa
Whilst the main focus of piracy and anti-pirate activity has been centred with the piracy activity in Gulf of Aden (GOA), Somali Basin and Indian Ocean, there is continued concern that piracy attacks