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UN: Despite Lull in Attacks, Somali Pirate Threat is Still Real

By The Maritime Executive 12-06-2021 03:42:00

The United Nations has adopted a resolution for continuous vigilance against threats of maritime piracy and armed robbery on the c...


Danish Anti-Piracy Action Jolts Gulf of Guinea Maritime Leaders

By The Maritime Executive 12-05-2021 09:03:30

An intense debate has erupted following the recent deployment of a Danish frigate on an anti-piracy patrol in Gulf of Gu...


European Shipowners Urge More Support for Ships in the Gulf of Guinea

By The Maritime Executive 12-02-2021 03:27:14

The recent reemergence of pirate activity and attempted assaults on merchant ships in the Gulf of Guinea are raising new concerns...


Ransom Payments to Pirates: Who Must Pay in General Average?

By Dr. Arun Kasi 11-26-2021 06:30:00

Every sea voyage is a maritime adventure. All parties interested in the adventure share certain risks. For instance, if a laden ve...


Danish Frigate Kills Four Pirates in First Gulf of Guinea Engagement

By The Maritime Executive 11-25-2021 11:27:54

Less than a month after beginning its patrols in the Gulf of Guinea, the Danish frigate Esbern Snare killed four suspected pirates...


Iran Reports Second Successful Defense of Tankers from Somali Pirates

By The Maritime Executive 11-01-2021 02:52:36

Iranian naval forces are reporting for the second time in less than a month that they have successfully prevented a suspected pira...


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

By BIMCO 10-29-2021 12:38:00

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


Video: Denmark Deploys Frigate on Security Mission in Gulf of Guinea

By The Maritime Executive 10-28-2021 02:55:46

Following through on its commitment to contribute to enhanced maritime safety in the Gulf of Guinea, Denmark dispatched one of its...


ReCAAP Reports Armed Robbery Persists in Singapore Strait

By The Maritime Executive 10-21-2021 07:07:00

While global reports have indicated a strong overall decline in attacks and incidents against crews and their ships in 2021, cases...


Iran Repels Pirate Attack on Tankers in Gulf of Aden

By The Maritime Executive 10-18-2021 06:47:18

Speaking on television, the Commander of Iran’s Army Navy Rear Admiral Shahram Irani said that the Iranian Navy had once aga...

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