Posts Tagged ‘Indian Ocean’

American P&I Club: MSCI notice on the threat to commercial vessels from Iran and its proxies: guidance generally as to shipboard vigilance

American P&I Club: MSCI notice on the threat to commercial vessels from Iran and its proxies: guidance generally as to shipboard vigilance
American P&I Club: MSCI notice on the threat to commercial vessels from Iran and its proxies: guidance generally as to shipboard vigilance JANUARY 08, 2020 MARITIME SECURITY COMMUNICATIONS WITH INDUSTRY (MSCI) NOTICE ON THE THREAT TO COMMERCIAL VESSELS FROM IRAN AND ITS PROXIES: GUIDANCE GENERALLY...
January 8th, 2020 | Military, News, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

American Club member Alert 23 July 2019

American Club member Alert 23 July 2019
AMERICAN CLUB MEMBER ALERT (July 23, 2019) RE – ENHANCED VIGILANCE RECOMMENDED FOR VESSELS TRANSITING ARABIAN GULF (AG), STRAITS OF HORMUZ (SOH) AND GULF OF OMAN (GOO)  Following incidents of conflict, and the continuing risk of acts of piracy affecting merchant vessels operating in the Red Sea,...
July 23rd, 2019 | P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Sanctions | Read More

Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project regional mapping meeting for Atlantic and Indian Oceans held in Palisades, New York

Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project regional mapping meeting for Atlantic and Indian Oceans held in Palisades, New York
Participants at The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 project regional mapping meeting for the Atlantic and Indian Oceans gathered in Palisades, New York. The first Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project regional mapping meeting for the Atlantic and Indian Oceans took place this month at the Lamont-Doherty...
November 29th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Oceanology | Read More

Shipping in the Indian Ocean is still at risk

Shipping in the Indian Ocean is still at risk
Gerry Northwood Underestimating the security risk in the Indian Ocean could put ships in great danger once again, says leading maritime security company MAST Ltd. Gerry Northwood OBE, COO of MAST, said: “Whilst recent reports and incidents seem to be pointing to the Far East as the next piracy hotspot,...
March 5th, 2015 | Associations, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Marking 10 years since Indian Ocean tsunami, UN says world better prepared for natural disasters

Marking 10 years since Indian Ocean tsunami, UN says world better prepared for natural disasters
An aerial view of the vast destruction of the Indonesian coast, between the towns of Banda Aceh and Meulaboh, caused by the 26 December 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. UN Photo/Evan Schneider 26 December 2014 – It has been ten years since a massive tsunami swept across the Indian Ocean killing more than...
December 26th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons | Read More

10 years after Indian Ocean tsunami, Asia-Pacific region better prepared: UN

10 years after Indian Ocean tsunami, Asia-Pacific region better prepared: UN
A fishing trawler damaged by the December 2004 tsunami under repairs at the Kudewella boat repair centre in Sri Lanka with assistance from FAO. Photo: FAO/Prakash Singh 22 December 2014 – Ten years after the Indian Ocean tsunami hit South and Southeast Asia, countries in the region are better prepared...
December 22nd, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety | Read More

Drum Cussac and Ambrey Risk agree sale and purchase of Maritime Transits Security Business

Drum Cussac and Ambrey Risk agree sale and purchase of Maritime Transits Security Business
Drum Cussac, the leading global business risk consultancy, and Ambrey Risk, the leading global maritime security risk management provider have agreed the sale and purchase of Drum Cussac’s maritime transits security division. Drum Cussac’s transits security division provides expert security consultants,...
November 3rd, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

The State of Piracy

The State of Piracy
John Thompson Piracy’s gone away, right? You’d be forgiven for thinking that. The predominant narrative for the Indian Ocean is that Piracy has been suppressed to an extent that ship-owners are requesting fewer guards, even unarmed in some cases. Certainly private security team composition has adjusted...
August 26th, 2014 | Associations, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

A happy time for Somali Pirates

A happy time for Somali Pirates
Iro J. Theophanides A happy time for Somali Pirates,   by Iro J. Theophanides Strategic director of Unics Ltd. A strike to Assad’s arsenal may have a possible domino effect in the entire Middle East. If so, most of the naval units which provide a protective shield for the steaming of Merchant vessels...
September 1st, 2013 | News, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

News Joint Concentrated Inspection Campaigns launched -To verify compliance with SOLAS Chapter II-1 and with MARPOL Annex I

News Joint Concentrated Inspection Campaigns launched -To verify compliance with SOLAS Chapter II-1 and with MARPOL Annex I
  The Paris, Tokyo, Indian Ocean and Black Sea Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) on port state control will carry out a joint concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) to verify compliance with SOLAS Chapter II-1 from September 1 to November 30, 2013. Also, The Caribbean Memorandum of Understanding...
August 6th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More