Libya Ports Update

Applicability: Shipowners and Charterers

Members may have read recent news reports of efforts to reconcile the Libya’s rival governments in order to stabilise Libya. This comes amid reports of increasing ISIS influence and advances in Libya. (more…)

Pirates Kidnap Local Chiefs In Bayelsa

Pirates operating in the seemingly volatile Bayelsa waters, yesterday afternoon waylaid two speedboats and abducted three individuals along the Ogbia-Brass waterways in the state. (more…)

12 pirate attacks reported in southern region so far this year

ALOR GAJAH: A total of 12 attacks by pirates have been reported from January until now in waters under the purview of the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). (more…)

Complaints filed vs. piracy suspects in Zambo del Sur

By Jong Cadion, for CNN Philippines

The Vicente A. Sagun Municipal Police Station filed complaints on Monday (August 24) against four men accused of being involved in sea piracy. (more…)

Navy chief seeks new policy on private maritime security

The Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe-Ibas has called for a new policy to address the role of private security companies in the maritime sector. (more…)

Robbers abduct 68 fishermen, take away 3 trawlers from Bay

Robbers kidnapped at least 68 fishermen and took away three fishing trawlers from the Bay yesterday and the day before. (more…)

RMN forms rapid deployment team to thwart pirate attacks

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Navy has formed a rapid deployment team with the cooperation of its Indonesian counterparts to curb sea crime, especially piracy, said Admiral Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Jaafar. (more…)

Oil tanker rescued from pirates

The Iranian Navy commander has said that a pirate attack on an oil tanker was foiled by the 35th fleet of the Iranian Navy. (more…)

Dryad Maritime Incident Reports: Southeast Asia, 22nd August

The following analysis was issued by Dryad Maritime on Saturday 22nd August. The report illustrates the continuing security issues in Southeast Asia, including contributing factors, and the impact upon maritime trade. (more…)

Indonesian police detain three suspected tanker hijackers

Lily Bertha Kartika

North Sulawesi Marine Police have detained three alleged hijackers of the Indonesian-flagged tanker Rehobot. (more…)