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‘Dark activities’ of Russian-linked oil tankers have doubled

Maritime intelligence firm points to rise in tankers switching off trackers for sanctions-busting transfers.

Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 12th December 2022

Access the latest Maritime Security Threat Advisory for the week commencing 12th December 2022.

BIMCO to revise War Risk Clauses

Work to revise the BIMCO War Cancellation Clause 2004, the BIMCO War Risks Clause for Time Chartering 2013 (CONWARTIME 2013) and the BIMCO War Risks Clause for Voyage Chartering 2013 (VOYWAR 2013)..

Somali pirates have all but disappeared but other threats remain at sea

Cases of piracy in the Indian Ocean have fallen significantly but maritime security experts say other illicit activities remain a concern.

Bridge Watch: Indian Ocean High Risk Designation to be Withdrawn

The Indian Ocean “High Risk Area” (HRA) was previously reduced in size as of September 2021. After more than a decade, the HRA designation is now set to be removed altogether.

Greece Expands Exploration Areas in Eastern Mediterranean

The navigation warning (Navtex) issued by Greece on Saturday expanded the area of seismic surveys for oil and natural gas deposits, off the coast of Crete.

Can a new wave of drone tech make Africa’s seas safer?

The growing sophistication and affordability of unmanned systems could ease Africa’s shortage of maritime security resources.

Germany and Norway announce plan to better protect maritime infrastructure

Leaders of Germany and Norway have launched a plan to better protect maritime infrastructure within NATO. 

Weekly Maritime Security Threat Advisory 5th December 2022

Access the latest Maritime Security Threat Advisory for the week commencing 5th December 2022.

Cyber Pirates

Swashbuckling pirates and sabotage on the high seas have gone digital. Ransomware has replaced the cutlass.