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March 2017

Somali piracy incident in the Gulf of Aden

The BBC has reported details of a piracy attack in the Gulf of Aden.

e-Navigation high on the agenda of IMO NCSR 4

The IMO NCSR considers technical and operational matters related to safety of navigation on board ships. The next meeting agenda will cover modernisation of GMDSS and e-Navigation as the two main topics.

February 2017

Security Advisory for for Sibutu Passage - Sulu Sea

Update to the maritime security situation in the waters off East Sabah and Southern Philippines, in particular, the Sibutu Passage. 

Hear BIMCO’s latest views concerning cyber security threats

As BIMCO continues to raise awareness of the potential scale and threat of a cyber security breach on board ships, Phil Tinsley, BIMCO’s Maritime Security Manager, speaks openly about potential impacts.

Security advisory for ships operating in the Gulf of Guinea

As a result of the number of recent security incidents over the last few days in the Gulf of Guinea, BIMCO reminds all members of the procedures and details for voluntary reporting.

Missile attack or suicide boat? Claim and counter claim by both sides in Saudi Arabian warship attack in the Red Sea

Members are advised of the UK MTO advisory published yesterday concerning the attack in the Red Sea.

January 2017

Security Advisory for waters off East Sabah and Southern Philippines

Update to the maritime security situation in the waters off East Sabah and Southern Philippines, in particular, the Sibutu Passage. 

ICC International Maritime Bureau release 2016 annual piracy and armed robbery report

This annual report records the lowest number of incidents reported since 1998 although within the reported incidents there is a 10 year high in the number of seafarer kidnappings.

United States - CSA round-up for December 2016

This is the latest in a series of reports supplied by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) with the intention of keeping BIMCO members appraised of legislative developments in the US affecting international shipping.

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