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Allmode Advisory: Morocco

Posted: 3rd Sep 2015

Written by: Allmode Security

On September 1st 2015, the UK Foreign Office took the decision to raise the terror threat for Morocco to HIGH. Read More

Piracy Incident Report: Gulf of Aden

Posted: 3rd Sep 2015

Written by: Allmode

An MV was approached by 2 skiffs to a distance of 5 cables. Each skiff had 5 people on-board and 1 ladder was sighted Read More

A Guide to The Human Element by the UK MCA

Posted: 2nd Sep 2015

Written by: Matti Bargfried

Dirk Gregory and Paul Shanahan of the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency co-wrote “The Human Element – A Guide to Human Behavior in the Shipping Industry.” It helps to understand how and why human-based accidents and errors occur a... Read More

Global Trafficking - Letter to US Secretary of State from HRAS

Posted: 1st Sep 2015

Written by: Darren Winter

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 ... Read More

Piracy Incident Report: Malaysia

Posted: 31st Aug 2015

Written by: Allmode

Five pirates, armed with rifles, attacked and hijacked a fishing vessel (KHF 1989) using a small speed boat. Read More

Piracy Incident Report: Democratic Republic of Congo

Posted: 31st Aug 2015

Written by: Allmode

A robber boarded an anchored Bulk Carrier, awaiting berthing instructions. Read More

Piracy Incident Report: SOMS

Posted: 31st Aug 2015

Written by: Allmode

On 21st August and 22nd August 2015, six vessels, whilst underway in the eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore, reported to the Singapore Vessel Traffic Information System (V... Read More

BMF Health & Safety Guide: Marinas & Boatyards

Posted: 21st Aug 2015

Written by: British Marine Federation

Marinas and boatyards present a particularly challenging and complex environment for putting in place safety management arrangements which fulfill legal, moral and business needs without being unduly complicated, restrictive to ma... Read More

BMF Health & Safety Guide: Boat Use at Work

Posted: 19th Aug 2015

Written by: British Marine Federation

This guide is intended to give a broad overview of the main health and safety issues which boat-using businesses have to deal with, both on and off the water, and guide them to resources which will help them find solutions that ar... Read More

Piracy Incident Report: Venezuela

Posted: 19th Aug 2015

Written by: Allmode

A detailed report from Allmode Security, with regular updates on piracy activity in the region of Indonesia this year. Incidents include multiple hijacks, boardings and attempted boardings. Despite the increased patrolling and ext... Read More

Is Sea Piracy a Mask for Rogue Security & Lawlessness at Sea?

Posted: 6th Aug 2015

Written by: Ian Urbina/NY Times; Darren Winter/Solarglide

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 unreporte... Read More

A Renegade Trawler, Hunted for 10,000 Miles by Vigilantes

Posted: 3rd Aug 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. Read More

Allmode Advisory 055: SouthEast Asia

Posted: 27th Jul 2015

Written by: Allmode

With the recent publication of the IMB’s Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships report for Q1-Q2 2015, it has been further confirmed that Southeast Asia is now the global hotspot for piracy and armed robbery against ships. Read More

Allmode Advisory 054: Tunisia

Posted: 13th Jul 2015

Written by: Allmode

The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) have issued an update on travel advice to Tunisia. Read More

Global Maritime Security: June 2015

Posted: 10th Jul 2015

Written by: Allmode

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

Regional Maritime Security: The Med & The Balkans June 2015

Posted: 10th Jul 2015

Written by: Allmode

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 bet... Read More

Piracy Incident Report: Kenya

Posted: 2nd Jul 2015

Written by: Allmode

Robbers armed with long knives, boarded a tanker, from a boat using a hook and line. They were spotted by a duty crew, who alerted the C/O. The alarm was raised and the crew notified. Read More

Piracy Incident Report: Bangladesh

Posted: 25th Jun 2015

Written by: Allmode

During heavy rainfall, the duty crew on-board an anchored container vessel noticed robbers
attempting to enter the accommodation. Read More

Piracy Incident Report: Oman

Posted: 16th Jun 2015

Written by: Allmode

An MV reported that two white hulled skiffs, each with two engines, approached at high speed. Read More

Advisory 050: Solas III/17-1

Posted: 16th Jun 2015

Written by: Allmode

With the broadening and deepening issue of large scale irregular migration by sea near the top of all prudent shipping companies’ agenda (see Allmode Best management Practices For Large Scale Rescue Operations At Sea) it is worthw... Read More

Advisory 051: South East Asia & BMP

Posted: 16th Jun 2015

Written by: Allmode

In light of the 4 recent hijacks (or disappearances suspected as hijacks) of Product Tankers and Cargo vessels in the South China Sea/SE Asia, it is worthwhile revisiting the security situation in the region - and to outline recom... Read More

Global Maritime Security: May 2015

Posted: 11th Jun 2015

Written by: Allmode

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

Piracy Incident Report: Colombia

Posted: 11th Jun 2015

Written by: Allmode

The Duty AB on routine rounds, on-board an anchored Product Tanker, noticed the paint store’s padlock broken. Upon checking, he found that ship’s stores were missing. The Port Control were informed. Read More

Piracy Incident Report: Nigeria

Posted: 11th Jun 2015

Written by: Allmode

.Six pirates armed with guns approached a drifting vessel in their speed boat and boarded.
They assaulted three duty crew members one of whom was injured. Read More

Piracy Incident Report: Gulf of Guinea

Posted: 5th Jun 2015

Written by: Allmode

A vessel transiting from Lome/Togo to Luba/Equatorial Guinea detected on radar a boat without AIS identification and navigation light approaching. Read More

Piracy Incident Report: Ivory Coast

Posted: 5th Jun 2015

Written by: Allmode

On the 22nd May 2015, a vessel at anchor reported that 2 armed robbers in a wooden boat used by local fishermen approached their vessel. Read More

Working at Height or Over the Side

Posted: 3rd Jun 2015

Written by: PYA

In view of the recent tragic accident on board a large motor yacht in Palma, in which a crew member fell into the sea whilst working over side, we would like to remind all members of the great importance of following the advice co... Read More

Advisory: Yemen

Posted: 1st Jun 2015

Written by: Allmode

On May 27th 2015, Saudi-led warplanes and ships bombed Yemen’s largest military port of Al Hudaydah, which is home to a large naval base which is aligned with the Iran-allied Houthis
militia. Read More

Piracy Incident Report: India

Posted: 1st Jun 2015

Written by: Allmode

A vessel reported that they had been approached by 1 white skiff to within 50 metres, at speeds
of up to 18 knots. Read More

Migrant Boat Encounter: Procedures for Captains

Posted: 25th May 2015

Written by: Captain Rod Hatch & Allmode Security

Following on from OnboardOnline's recent articles regarding the increased risk to superyachts of encountering a migrant boat, Captain Rod Hatch, Captain Adrian Croft and Allmode Security have produced a set of guidelines for yacht... Read More

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