The brokerage and charter markets are part of our industry that is naturally most reactive to world events. Those working in these sectors have to swiftly navigate through difficult times in order to..
The curfew in the waters off seven districts in Malaysia's Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) has been extended until March 1. Sabah police commissioner Datuk Hazani Ghazali said the curfew covers..
By Brandon Prins, Professor of Political Science, University of Tennessee 2020 was a bad year for maritime piracy. The global number of sea-piracy incidents rose by over 20% from 2019 and West Africa..
The narrow waters separating the Arabian peninsula from the Horn of Africa have never served as much of a moat. Goods and people routinely cross. Iran and the United Arab Emirates, in particular, are..
Luis Alberto Veloso is one of four abandoned seafarers on board the Togo-flagged MV Onda who has gone one year without pay. The ship and its crew are abandoned in the port of Douala, Cameroon by Amin..
Many superyacht charters are fixed under the MYBA’s (Mediterranean Yacht Broker Association’s) standard charterparty wording - the “MYBA Standard Charter” - which is subject to English law and London..
The Turkish parliament this week approved an extension of the mandate for naval troop deployment in the Gulf of Aden, Somalian waters and the Arabian Sea. Since it was first approved by parliament in..