27 October 2021

Tidewater Marine’s OSV Montet Tide Kidnapping 49NM SSW from Bioko Island

ARX Mouldings is following up reports about a recent boarding on Monday, 25 October 2021 – 2130hrs LT An offshore supply vessel was boarded 62nm […]
26 October 2021

Danish frigate joins in and heads to Gulf of Guinea

ARX Mouldings is following reports that the Danish frigate Esbern Snare has departed Denmark for the Gulf of Guinea, where it will patrol for pirates […]
26 October 2021

Offshore Supply Vessel Boarding 51nm SW Bioko Island – Ongoing

ARX has received reports indicates that an OSV has been boarded by an unknown number of attackers 51nm SW Bioko island. The incident is reported […]
26 October 2021

MSC Lucia attacked and boarded, Russian Navy Claims is saved the vessel

Following the boarding reports that ARX Mouldings was following it has now read reports that The container feeder MSC Lucia was attacked and boarded in the Gulf […]
25 October 2021

Indonesian Navy Step Up vessel detentions in the aim of reducing crime in the Straits

We have at Spica recently seen an increase of incidents where the Indonesian Navy has detained vessels anchored in waters around the island of Bintan, […]
25 October 2021

Armed robbery incidents proliferate along the Singapore Strait

ARX Mouldings has reported recently about armed robbery incidents that are proliferating along the Singapore Strait, one of the world’s busiest waterways. The Regional Cooperation […]
25 October 2021

Increased threat warning in Gulf of Guinea

ARX Mouldings has received an WARNING Report 001/OCT/2021 1.    Category: INCREASED THREAT OF PIRACY 2.    Date: 25th October 2021. 3.    Description: MDAT-GOG is aware that the piracy threat remains high in […]
25 October 2021

Vessel Boarding 86nm SW Agbami Terminal

ARX Mouldings is following reports from Dryad that a vessel has been boarded by an unknown number of attackers 86nm SW Agbami Terminal. The incident […]
25 October 2021

Warning: Vessel currently Boarded 150 NM northwest of Santo Antonio

WARNING 002/OCT/2021 ARX Mouldings is following reports from MDAT-GoG around reports of an attack currently underway. 1. CATEGORY: BOARDING 2. TIME: 25th OCT 2021 0815UTC. 3. DESCRIPTION: MDAT-GOG […]
25 October 2021

Bulk Carrier Boarded in Eastbound Traffic lane Singapore

ARX is following a report from IFC around a bulk carrier that was boarded by four perpetrators while underway (01 14.70N 104 01.70 E) along […]
20 October 2021

Nigerian Navy Partners Italian, French Navies for Safer Gulf of Guinea

Reports say The Western Naval Command recently played host to Italian and French Navies in Lagos. Chiemelie Ezeobi reports that beyond the diplomatic aspect of […]
20 October 2021

Suspicious Vessel sighted 240NM South of Ghana

MDAT-GOG has sent out a warning. 1.   Category: Suspicious Vessel 2.  Time: 19 Oct 21  at 09:30 UTC 3.  Description: MDAT GOG has received information of a suspicious Tug […]
20 October 2021

Boarding of General Cargo Vessel in Singapore

ARX Mouldings has received reports of a general cargo ship that was boarded by five perpetrators while underway (01 16.73N 104 16.86E) along the Eastbound […]
19 October 2021

Reports of a Vessel Approach 8nm NW Perim, Yemen

ARX MOuldings is following reports from the UKMTO reporting indicating that a vessel was approached within the Bab al Mandab Strait, 8nm NW Perim Island. […]
19 October 2021

Iran claims Navy prevents pirate attack in Gulf of Aden

ARX Moulding has seen reports where An Iranian warship on Saturday prevented an attack by pirates against two oil tankers that it was escorting in […]
19 October 2021

Libya National Oil Corporation has two staff kidnapped

ARX Moudlings is following a developing story Libya’s National Oil Corporation on Monday said that two of its employees were kidnapped. The National Oil Corporation […]
15 October 2021

Tanker boarded in Singapore Straits (again)

ARX Mouldings are following new reports of a tanker being boarded. Initial reports show the Tanker was boarded by three people while underway (01 15.10N […]
13 October 2021

Armed Gang board bulker followed a drug detention

ARX Mouldings is following reports that the bulker Trudy was intercepted and boarded by French police off Dunkirk on October 1, in the aftermath of […]
11 October 2021

Nigerian Navy states that their efforts have reduced crime in the Maritime Domain

From mixed reports ARX mouldings understand that The Nigerian Navy at the weekend revealed that its efforts in fighting crimes and criminality in Nigeria waterways […]
11 October 2021

Australia expand maritime security engagement with the Philippines

Reports Say The Australian and Philippine governments are working on a new program that would strengthen Manila’s capabilities to protect its waters, Australian Ambassador to […]
11 October 2021

Nigerian Port Authorities Inaugurate Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit

The Nigerian Ports Authority, (NPA) in collaboration with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences (ICPC) has inaugurated the NPA Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit. […]
11 October 2021

Robbery, oil theft, militancy, biggest threats to Nigeria’s maritime security 

Reports say The Flag Officer Commanding, Central Naval Command, Yenagoa, Rear Admiral Obinwanne Egbuchulam, has identified criminal activities like sea robbery, piracy, illegal oil activities, […]
11 October 2021

Italian navy practices security operations with the French in the Gulf of Guinea

ARX Mouldings is following reports that The Italian frigate Antonio Marceglia engaged in the operation Gabinia, made a Passing Exercise (PASSEX) with the French ship Commandant Ducuing, in the waters off […]
8 October 2021

Tanker Boarded underway in the Straits

A Tanker was boarded by three perpetrators while underway (01⁰15.00 N 104⁰06.82 E) along the Eastbound lane of Traffic Separation Scheme, Singapore Strait on 06 […]
6 October 2021

HMS Trent is bound for the waters of the Gulf of Guinea

The River-class Batch 2 patrol ship is on an enduring deployment to the Mediterranean that has seen her operate as far east as the Black […]
4 October 2021

US MARAD updates its security warning for the Red Sea, Persian Gulf, and Western Indian Ocean region

Regional conflict, heightened military activity, and increased political tensions pose threats to merchant vessels operating in the above geographic area. Gard reports that the US […]
4 October 2021

Yemen Blasts ‘Act of Piracy’ After Saudi Arabia Seizes Fuel Ship

Reports Say Saudi Arabia has seized a vessel carrying 27,000 tons of diesel and mazut for the Yemeni private companies, the Yemen Petroleum Company (YPC)’s […]
4 October 2021

Maritime Security Strategy in the UK is all about opportunity

Reports say In March, the UK government published an integrated review that pledged to shift focus on foreign policy, defense, security and international development. Part […]
30 September 2021

United Nations praises NIMASA and FG’s efforts for suppressing levels of Piracy

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), praised efforts made by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in the battle against […]
30 September 2021

How illegal fishing off Cameroon’s coast worsens maritime security

Maurice Besend reports how In Cameroon there is growing awareness that there’s a direct relationship between illegal and unregulated activity in the fisheries sector, and […]
28 September 2021

World Maritime Day 2021

PHOTO:©IMO Taken from the UN I renew my appeal to Governments to address their plight by formally designating seafarers and other marine personnel as “key […]
28 September 2021

India, Oman sign pact to boost maritime security cooperation

Reports have said “The signing of the MoU between Royal Navy of Oman and Indian Navy would facilitate information exchange on merchant shipping traffic,” Indian […]
28 September 2021

Stolt, MTM, and SSC conduct global security exercise with IFC.

ARX Mouldings has followed reports saying that IFC and SSC Ship Management, MTM Ship Management and Stolt Tankers all independently cooperated for the first time […]
27 September 2021

China says its war games as British warship passing through Taiwan Strait

Reports say that a British Royal Navy warship HMS Richmond was passing through the Taiwan Strait on Monday morning, according to a tweet from the […]
23 September 2021

MDAT GoG Warning of Increased Piracy

WARNING 001/SEP/2021 1.     Category: INCREASE OF PIRACY THREAT 2.     Description: Piracy Threat Warning.  MDAT-GoG has been made aware of an increased threat of piracy centered in ZONE E […]
21 September 2021

Arab coalition uncovers & destroys booby-trapped boats in Salif

Arab news reports that The Arab coalition confirmed on Monday it had destroyed two booby-trapped boats of the Houthi militia in the Salif region and thwarted an […]
21 September 2021

India says it sets the bar for global security and in Indian Ocean region

The Print reports India’s Ambassador to the US Sandhu Tuesday said that challenges faced by nations are ‘complex’ to be tackled single-handedly & mutual interdependence […]
21 September 2021

Kenya progresses and has been removed from piracy red list

The global shipping industry has removed Kenya maritime waters within the Indian Ocean from the piracy red list, 12 years after it was designated a high-risk area […]
21 September 2021

Vigilance At Sea: Maritime Watchdog Scare Off Pirates

Reports write The vigilance of the Multinational Maritime Coordinating Centre has scared away activities of more than 16 vessels on the Gulf of Guinea suspected […]
21 September 2021

There will always be Pirates: Addressing piracy threats in African waters

Ship Technology Reports The Gulf of Guinea accounts for a large majority of seafarer kidnappings and ransom situations worldwide which presents many stressful, challenging situations […]
14 September 2021

The United States and Thailand expand Maritime Security Partnerships

Demonstrating the strength of our partnership and our shared commitment to ensuring a free and open maritime security environment, the United States and the Kingdom […]
13 September 2021

In Mozambique focus needs to shift to preventing criminality at sea

The insurgency in the Cabo Delgado province of Mozambique has been placed firmly in the international spotlight since radicals linked to Islamic State launched their […]
13 September 2021

Weather, moonlight, and time of day all play a part for Piracy in Manilla

ARX Mouldings is sharing IFC observations where a spike in the number of sea robbery and sea theft incidents in Manilla South Harbor Anchorage, Philippines, […]
10 September 2021

Fishermen hijack Onne Sea Port over insecurity

Reports say that OPERATIONS of the Onne Sea Port may be disrupted, following threats by the Association of Fishermen and Sea Food Dealers in Rivers […]
10 September 2021

Fishermen boarded and robbed by Pirates

Reports say Four fishermen of Arcottuthurai who set out for fishing on Wednesday were robbed of their belongings under threat of attack by suspected sea […]
10 September 2021

Sailors Society intervention gets wrongly imprisoned crew released

Sailors Society writes that Deepak Ravi and four fellow Indian crew spent six months in an Iranian prison after being arrested on suspicion of transporting illegal oil […]
9 September 2021

Reports of Crewman shot in the pirate raid on offshore vessel in Gabon

Reports are staying Two seafarers have been injured in a pirate attack on an offshore support vessel in Gabon. Maritime security companies reported that a […]
7 September 2021

Attempted boarding of Drylog’s Bulk Bahamas in Tema Anchorage

Several Sources are including IMB ICC are reporting that Duty AB onboard an anchored bulk carrier noticed six robbers in a small boat approaching and […]
6 September 2021

Bangladesh, Mauritius, and Seychelles to join regional maritime security group

The offer was made at the first meeting of deputy national security advisers of the Colombo Security Conclave that was hosted virtually by Sri Lanka […]
6 September 2021

Nigerian Navy Renews Commitment to Maritime Security

Reports Say The Commander-in-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Nigerian Navy of government’s continued robust support to aggressively drive […]
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