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June 2019

Weekly piracy reports and analysis

Read the latest digest of maritime security incidents and the weather forecast for piracy threat areas for the week to come.

Nigerian piracy can be managed

On 4 June BIMCO, together with ICS, IMCA, ITF and OCIMF, had arranged a symposium about piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. The symposium came to the conclusion that the Nigerian piracy problem occurs in a small area and can be solved if Nigeria wants it.

Weekly piracy reports and analysis

Read the latest digest of maritime security incidents and the weather forecast for piracy threat areas for the week to come.

BIMCO urges nations to co-operate after new Hormuz attacks

BIMCO is urging nations to defuse tension and work together through diplomatic efforts following new attacks on two tankers at the Strait of Hormuz on 13 June.

BIMCO calls for anti-piracy action off Nigeria at IMO

At the IMO’s 101st meeting of the Maritime Safety Committee, BIMCO’s Head of Maritime Security – Jakob P. Larsen – spoke in a direct fashion about the serious situation posed by piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, and especially off the coast of Nigeria.

Gulf of Guinea Piracy Continues to Threaten Seafarers – Industry Wants Action Now

London: Friday, 7 June 2018.  Members of the shipping community, Flag States and Agencies from Gulf of Guinea gathered at the Headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for a day-long symposium on Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea. The event, co-sponsored by BIMCO, IMCA, ICS, ITF and OCIMF, featured speakers from regional maritime agencies as well as shipping officials, academics and military staff.  The shipping industry, along with seafarer groups, organized the event to highlight the continuing danger to seafarers operating in the Gulf of Guinea.   

Weekly piracy reports and analysis

Read the latest digest of maritime security incidents and the weather forecast for piracy threat areas for the week to come.

Industry Releasable Threat Assessment

This document provides the most recent information on threats affecting merchant ships in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden (GoA), Gulf of Oman (GoO) and the Western Indian Ocean.

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