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Action must follow messages of support for Beirut’s victims

Out of respect for those suffering in the aftermath of the Beirut explosion the shipping industry must reflect on this tragedy, and then come...

Crew kidnapped off the coast of Benin

Five crew members including the Captain have been kidnapped from a Pacific International Lines (PIL) vessel 150 miles southwest of Cotonou Benin. The attack occurred...

Another attack foiled off West African coast

Security consultancy Dryad Global is warning vessels operating off West Africa, in and around Nigeria’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) where security forces operate to...

Levels of piracy are a function of poverty multiplied by the will to subdue it

Munro Anderson, is a partner at the security consultancy Dryad Global, which is involved in the monitoring and advising of shipping lines and local...

Latest West Africa pirate attack shows need for response co-ordination

A container vessel, the Maersk Regensburg, became the latest victim of an attack today as poverty and organised crime combine to make a dual...

Tommi Ritscher crew released

Eight crew members held hostage for a month following an armed attack by pirates off the coast of West Africa have been released and...

W. Africa hostages released says Dryad Global

Three crew from the ro-ro vessel Elobey VI and a further seven crew from the MSC operated Talia F were released from captivity after...

Six arrested after W. Africa vessel attack

In a rare success against armed attackers off the coast of Africa, six men perpetrators have been arrested 2.5nm off the coast of Takoradi,...

Lack of guards gave Tommi Ritscher pirates a free hand

A lack of guards on vessels could have allowed the pirates to attack the 5,000TEU container ship Tommi Ritscher on 19 April, according to...

Eight crew held hostage in West Africa attack

An armed attack on the Portuguese registered, German owned container ship Tommi Ritscher has seen eight crew taken hostage and a further 11 seafarers...
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German carrier raises Subcontinent rates and Ukrainian demurrage

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