Robbers target three bulkers in Singapore Strait

According to a statement by the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia Information Sharing Centre (ReCAAP ISC) on 26 October, robberies were attempted on three Greek-owned ships over […]

Three stowaways repatriated to Ghana

A trio of Ghanaian stowaways has been repatriated after their voyage was cut short off the coast of Namibia last week. The stowaways, Emmanuel Agyei, 45 years old; Akesse Francis Alan, 46 years old; and […]

Diminished role for armed guards despite piracy risks

There is a diminished role for armed guards in contemporary maritime security despite increasing piracy threats, according to security experts. Complexities around policing territorial waters have made the use of private maritime security companies (PMSCs) […]

CMA CGM confirms malware attack

French container shipping company CMA CGM is currently dealing with a cyber security attack impacting its peripheral servers. The company identified a security breach on the morning of 28 September and posted on Twitter that […]