• Is Shipping Underestimating the Impacts of Cyber Risks?

    Posted: 11th December 2015 | Written by: SAMI Sea Security

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    Potential cyber-attacks have risen to become the third biggest risk for UK businesses, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2015. This is a pattern which is repeated across other nations, and while fear of cyber-attack is rising, many firms are still reportedly underestimating the impacts of cyber risks.
  • Caribbean Piracy

    Posted: 4th December 2015 | Written by: SAMI Sea Security

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    While SE Asia has been the primary focus of most piracy reports in recent months, there are other areas in which the problems still pervade. West and East Africa may have seen dips in the volume of attacks, but one hot spot which is not usually synonymous with pirates has seen a rise in number, frequency and indeed the ferociousness of attacks.
  • Piracy: Focus on South East Asia

    Posted: 30th November 2015 | Written by: SAMI

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    It has been an interesting few months from a global piracy perspective – the same problems abound in the same places, but there are calls for a standardised approach to reporting attacks which is perhaps even more important as data appears to be getting skewed.
  • Drones: A Vision of the Future

    Posted: 25th September 2015 | Written by: Shawn Engbrecht, Cass Global Security

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    The arrival of commercial drones has been something of an understated affair. When used in a maritime configuration, drones are one of the most powerful security tools available, especially when fitted with real time video capability with low light capacity. What is NOT being debated is the game changing applications of the technology and how this will affect the yachting industry.
  • Global Trafficking - Letter to US Secretary of State from HRAS

    Posted: 1st September 2015 | Written by: Darren Winter

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    Human Rights at Sea, alongside 25 international NGOs, have jointly submitted a letter to the US Secretary of State, The Honourable John F. Kerry concerning the on-going issues of slavery and abuse at sea and abuse of human rights in Thailand that have resulted in Thailand retaining a Tier 3 rating.
  • Is Sea Piracy a Mask for Rogue Security & Lawlessness at Sea?

    Posted: 6th August 2015 | Written by: Ian Urbina/NY Times; Darren Winter/Solarglide

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    A New York Times article 'Murder At Sea: Captured On Video, But Killers Go Free' by Ian Urbina, discloses a graphic video of four unarmed men being gunned down in the water. Despite dozens of witnesses, the killings went unreported and remain a mystery.
  • A Renegade Trawler, Hunted for 10,000 Miles by Vigilantes

    Posted: 3rd August 2015 | Written by: Darren Winter

    The final part of the Ocean Outlaw series (by Ian Urbina of The New York Times), highlights the role of organisations such as Sea Shepherd, to hunt down one of Interpol's 5 most wanted ships at sea.
  • Global Maritime Security: June 2015

    Posted: 10th July 2015 | Written by: Allmode

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    Allmode's latest global security report with a detailed piracy update, health advisory, security alerts and the most recent maritime intelligence.
  • Regional Maritime Security: The Med & The Balkans June 2015

    Posted: 10th July 2015 | Written by: Allmode

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    Superyachts travel to many exotic and exclusive destinations around the world. However, the two main locations are the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. Each year, the yachting community will migrate between these two locations between the months of May to October. A vast majority of yachts will be found within the Mediterranean waters, before heading back to the winter cruising grounds of the Caribbean.
  • Global Maritime Security: May 2015

    Posted: 11th June 2015 | Written by: Allmode

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    Allmode's latest global security report with a detailed piracy update, health advisory, security alerts and the most recent maritime intelligence.
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