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Tag: anti piracy measures

New maritime transit corridors in effect

security

The battle occurring in the southern Philippine city of Marawi between supporters of Islamic State and the Philippine’s government, has raised many fears for piracy, kidnapping and terrorism. SQE MARINE consulting company informs about the new security transit corridors which have been set in the aforementioned areas. 

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New maritime security transit corridors in effect

security

Recent attacks against merchant shipping by pirates and armed robbers in Philippines, Western Indian Ocean and Red Sea Regions have highlighted the risks associated with  transiting these waters. SQE MARINE consulting company informs about the new security transit corridors which have been set in the aforementioned areas. 

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OBP explains role of Vessel Protection Detachment

protection

In a recent white paper, OBP explores the model of Vessel Protection Detachments, uniformed military personnel embarked on a vessel with explicit approval of the Flag State. Unlike private security actors, VPD operators are trained to follow strict and defined rules of engagement through traditional military chain of command.

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Robbers board container ship off Manila

robbers

In its weekly piracy report, ReCAAP ISC reported one incident of armed robbery against the container ship "Warnow Master", while anchoring off South Harbour Manila, Philippines. When conducting routine inspection, the duty roving watch noticed two perpetrators inside the hawse pipe at the starboard side of the ship.

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IMO reviews maritime security code of conduct

imo

IMO informed that it took a major role in an exercise, evaluating the success of code of conduct dealing with maritime crime in west and central Africa, in 16-17 August. The Yaoundé Code of Conduct was signed in 2013 by 25 west and central African countries, aiming to address matters such as piracy and illegal fishing.

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