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Assessing piracy situation off Nigeria

Update on 21 Oct 2020:- Industry GoG Guidance Oct 2020 As the dry season approaches in the Gulf of Guinea, generally from November, and sea conditions abate, an increase in piracy attacks has traditionally been seen. Maritime security risks to...

Transiting the Strait of Hormuz

The recent dramatic attacks in Iraq have led to much speculation but both sides are clearly considering their next moves rather than taking immediate further action. Tensions have certainly escalated. There are reports suggesting that both Iran and...

Assessing piracy situation off Cameroon

This is a follow-up update on the piracy situation in Douala, Cameroon as raised by some members at the INTERCARGO meeting in Athens on 4 Oct. Those members referred to an arrangement of a “free of charge armed security team onboard ships at Douala...