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        High unemployment rate of Nigerian seafarers may fuel piracy attacks

        Stakeholders in the maritime industry have warned that with over 70 per cent of Nigerian seafarers out of job, there could be a spike in piracy attacks in the nation’s waters.

        Megayachts Run Low On Safe Harbors As Russia Sanctions Take Hold

        When the $325 million Amadea superyacht that’s been linked to Russian billionaire Suleiman Kerimov sailed into Fiji in April, the captain may have figured he had found a safe haven.  

        Libya suspends oil shipments from key port amid political crisis

        Libya’s state oil company suspended shipments from the key eastern port of Ras Lanuf, according to people familiar with the matter, amid a worsening political crisis in the OPEC member. The National..

        Deep Blue: NIMASA receives two UAS, nine boats, 10 armoured vehicles

        THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has taken delivery of additional mobile assets for enhanced maritime security under its Deep Blue project.

        Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 27th June

        Access the latest Triton Scout Maritime Security Threat Advisory for the week commencing 27th June 2022. 

        Groundhog day in Libya

        ‘Libya has two prime ministers. Again. Groundhog day,’ Anas El Gomati, Director of Libya’s Sadeq Institute think tank, tweeted recently. Once again, the chronically troubled country has two rival..

        Leviathan: China’s new navy

        With its new aircraft carrier, the Fujian, China is leapfrogging current military technologies to challenge the might of the US navy.  

        Broadening The Quad’s Appeal In The Indo-Pacific

        The wilderness years of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (the Quad), after its initial inception during the 2004 Asian tsunami, are over.

        China, Cambodia breaking ground on joint port project

        Cambodia denied again Tuesday that it will allow any Chinese military presence at a port where it and China are beginning an expansion this week that has prompted concern in the United States and..

        Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 20th June

        Access the latest Triton Scout Maritime Security Threat Advisory for the week commencing 20th June 2022. 

        US Navy reports ‘unsafe’ encounter with Iran’s Guards in Strait of Hormuz

        The US Navy said Tuesday its forces had a tense encounter with Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard in the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

        Emerging technology gives first ever global view of hidden vessels

        Global Fishing Watch has developed and publicly released the first ever global map of previously undetected dark fleets, or vessels that do not broadcast their location or appear in public monitoring..

        Pirates strike Pemex oil platform

        A group of ten armed men has reportedly carried out another heist in the Gulf of Mexico, taking equipment, tools, materials and other items from a Campeche Bay oil platform owned by the Mexican state..

        How illegal fishing off Cameroon’s coast worsens maritime security

        In Cameroon there is growing awareness that there’s a direct relationship between illegal and unregulated activity in the fisheries sector, and maritime security in the waters off the country’s coast.

        Bridge Watch with Corey Ranslem: Welcome to Dryad Global!

        Welcome to Bridge Watch, our new weekly vlog series with Dryad Global CEO Corey Ranslem.

        Stemming the tide of piracy in Southeast Asia

        The International Chamber of Commerce published a new report on piracy and armed robbery against ships early this year.

        Removing Russian Sea Mines Near Key Ukraine Ports Could Take Months

        Removing sea mines near Ukraine’s key ports could take months, and hundreds of seafarers are still stranded in the region following Russia’s invasion of the country, according to the United Nations..

        Lebanon urges US envoy to end maritime dispute with Israel

        The Lebanese government invited  a U.S. envoy mediating between Lebanon and Israel over their disputed maritime border to return to Beirut as soon as possible to work out an agreement amid rising..

        Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 13th June

        Access the latest Triton Scout Maritime Security Threat Advisory for the week commencing 13th June 2022. 

        Russia says two Ukrainian ports ready to ship grain but Kyiv must demine coast

        Russia says that two major Ukrainian ports on the Sea of Azov seized by Russian forces were ready to resume grain shipments, but the Kremlin said Kyiv still needed to demine the approaches to its..

        Tanker reinsurance ban narrows Russia's options

        The EU's ban on marine insurance for tankers carrying Russian oil exports could limit options for insuring vessels outside the bloc as it also covers the reinsurance market. There will be fewer..

        Will Comoros Be China’s Next “Djibouti” In Indian Ocean Region?

        In the past seven years, China created and developed its first overseas military base for the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) at Djibouti. Djibouti is strategically situated astride the Bab-el-Mandeb..

        Libya struck by fresh output disruption, port threats

        Protesters have started to shut down Libya's 200,000 b/d eastern Sarir field, according to a Libyan source, amid threats of port disruptions at Es Sider and Ras Lanuf.

        Lebanon warns against any Israeli ‘aggression’ in disputed waters

        President Michel Aoun said any activity in the disputed area would amount to an act of aggression and a provocation.

        Dryad Global and IMSA Join to Form New Maritime Risk Technology Company

        In a combination that creates a maritime security tech giant, global multi-national companies Dryad Global a maritime intelligence market leader and International Maritime Security Associates, INC..

        Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 6th June

        Access the latest Triton Scout Maritime Security Threat Advisory for the week commencing 6th June 2022. 

        Iran’s Seizure Of Greek Tankers Threatens Regional Maritime Security

        Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps revealed on Friday that it had seized two oil tankers belonging to Greece, which has accused Tehran of piracy for its taking of Delta Poseidon and Prudent..

        Combating piracy in the world’s most dangerous waters

        The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on combating piracy in West Africa. Norway and Ghana introduced the initiative and led the negotiation process leading up to the resolution.

        Quad nations plan tracking for China illegal fishing in Indo-Pacific

        India, the United States, Japan and Australia have planned to launch a satellite-based maritime security system at the Quad summit in Tokyo to check China’s illegal fishing in the Indo-Pacific region.

        Yemen truce extended for two months, but warring sides far apart

        Initial two-month truce, which had notably reduced hostilities in Yemen, had been set to expire on Thursday.

        Interview: Mitigating Cyber-Threats in the Maritime Industry

        Like many industries, the maritime sector is undergoing significant technological transformation aimed at boosting productivity and efficiency.

        New EU military missions in West Africa to counter Russia

        The EU is aiming to launch three new military missions in West Africa after Russia pushed Europe out of the Central African Republic (CAR) and Mali and threatens to do so in Burkina Faso.