The Maritime Executive

BIMCO Sees Best Chance in Years to Combat Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

Historically, piracy attacks in the Gulf of Guinea see a spike during the dry season which normally lasts from October/November to March/April.

Iran Reports Second Successful Defence of Tankers from Somali Pirates

Iranian naval forces are reporting for the second time in less than a month that they have successfully prevented a suspected pirate attack on one of Iran’s oil tankers in the region of the Gulf of..

Video: Greek Diver Recovers Cocaine Smuggled in Ship’s Hull

Illustrating the depths to which drug smugglers are going in their attempts to move their illicit cargo, the Hellenic Coast Guard released video of a drug seizure this week hidden underwater behind..

U.S. Moves to Seize Tanker Used in Illicit North Korean Trade

The U.S. Government moved to seize an oil tanker that they allege in a court filing was used to violate U.S. and U.N. sanctions against North Korea.

There’s No Margin for Error in Port Cyber Security

With the global shipping industry already under pressure, Joel Snape, Security Researcher at Nettitude, explains why addressing the risk to port infrastructure from cyber-attack has never been more..