26 May 2022

Vessel Approached – Bab al Mandab – 13nm NE Khor Angar

Dryad has reported when transiting within Red Sea, a survey vessel, name unknown, spotted a skiff approaching the starboard bow. The alert was raised on-board […]
26 May 2022

Vessel Boarded in the Gulf of Mexico by Armed Pirates

A pirate attack was recorded around midnight this Sunday on the Crest Tarasco vessel, belonging to the Protexa company, which carries out work in the […]
23 May 2022

The attack against a yacht off Yemen highlights the need for continued maritime security

Armed men attacked and attempted to board the sailing yacht Lakota off the coast of Yemen on 19 May but the vessel has been reported […]
19 May 2022

Tug-towing Barge was boarded by four perpetrators in Singapore Straits

A tug-towing Barge was boarded by four perpetrators while underway (1°13’21.0″N 103°29’25.2″E) along the Westbound Lane of Traffic Separation Scheme, Singapore Strait on 19 May […]
19 May 2022

ALERT: Vessel Under Attack 34nm southwest of Hodeidah

UKMTO has received a report of an attack on a vessel in position 1419N 04242E (34nm southwest of HODEIDAH). Investigations areongoing… ARX Mouldings will update with […]
19 May 2022

Late Reporting Suspicious Approach 30nm south Aden

ARX Mouldings is following Dryad Reports that UKMTO indicates that when transiting at about 30nm south Aden, a commercial vessel, reported being approached by two […]
16 May 2022

Iran’s Navy uncover a pirate attack against a vessel in the Gulf of Aden

ARX Mouldings is following reports that Iran’s Navy says its forces have foiled a pirate attack against a merchant ship sailing in the Gulf of Aden. […]
12 May 2022

Tanker Boarded by 3, Phillip Channel, Singapore Strait

A Tanker was boarded by three perpetrators while underway (1°10’30.6″N 103°25’34.2″E) along the Eastbound Lane of Traffic Separation Scheme, Phillip Channel, Singapore Strait on 12 […]
11 May 2022

“Enduring and Sustainable Security” Joint Nigerian Committees meet to discuss the future

Maritime stakeholders have advocated the need for effective collaboration in the fight against maritime crimes in the Gulf of Guinea. They expressed concern at the […]
10 May 2022

British Royal Navy joins new taskforce protecting Red Sea shipping

ARX Mouldings has been following reports that Royal Navy ships and personnel have joined a new international task force to safeguard ships passing through one […]
10 May 2022

U.S. Navy Sets Up New Gulf Of Aden Piracy And Smuggling Task Force

ARX Mouldings has read reports that The U.S. Navy said on Wednesday it was establishing a new multinational task force that would target arms smuggling […]
9 May 2022

The Constant Struggle At Sea: Attacking And Protecting Shipping

ARX Mouldings has been following reports about The large-scale land warfare and aerial bombardment we are currently seeing in Ukraine is fortunately rare, but the […]
6 May 2022

Drug Cartels Target West Africa As Vital Route To Move Cocaine

ARX Mouldings has been following reports that Cabo Verdean police intercepted a boat in early April suspected to be involved with international drug trafficking. The […]
6 May 2022

Suspicious Approach – 351nm NNE Socotra

Following Dryad Reports that the UKMTO indicates that an MV was approached by two small crafts with four POB on each. The crafts are reported […]
5 May 2022

Late Reporting Vessel Boarded 55nm SSW Cotonou

Dryad Global have reported that the IMB has indicated that a vessel has been boarded 55nm SSW of Cotonou.  Reports indicate that all crew has […]
3 May 2022

Maritime Security goes beyond the sea and piracy

Speaker Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin says criminal activities at sea go beyond piracy hence the need for extensive monitoring of the maritime space for maximum […]
3 May 2022

The Nigerian Government won’t do ransom payments moving forwards

The Nigerian Senate has passed a bill imposing jail terms of at least 15 years for paying a ransom to free someone who has been […]
3 May 2022

Don’t be fooled, the Gulf of Guinea still remains extremely high risk of attacks warns UNODC

The Gulf of Guinea still remains at risk of piracy attacks and crew kidnappings, the International Maritime Bureau has raised the alarm. The International Maritime […]
29 April 2022

South Africa joins the 17 strong Jeddah Amendment to combat illicit maritime activity

South Africa has become the 17th signatory to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct (DCoC), which covers measures for suppressing a range […]
29 April 2022

AFRICOM and global law enforcement cooperation come together to combat maritime security in West Africa

Law enforcement representatives from several West African nations joined U.S. Sailors, Coast Guardsmen, Marines and a team from the Environmental Security Program of the International […]
29 April 2022

Impossible for any one country to ensure maritime security

Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R Hari Kumar on Wednesday said that it is almost impossible for any one country to ensure maritime security in […]
26 April 2022

All Maritime services fall under the security threats in Africa

Chief of the South African Navy, Vice Admiral Mosiwa Samuel Hlongwane, unpacked Africa as the last maritime security frontier and explored future threats and opportunities, […]
25 April 2022

ISMI holds regional cooperation training on maritime safety, security in the Gulf of Guinea

The Interregional Maritime Security Institute (ISMI) will on Monday, April 25, 2022, commence its regional cooperation programme on maritime safety and security in the Gulf […]
19 April 2022

Product tanker boarded whilst underway in Singapore Straits

IFC has reported that a A Product Oil Tanker was boarded by one perpetrator while underway (1°14’18.6″N 103°58’49.8″E) along the Eastbound Lane of Traffic Separation […]
14 April 2022

Combined Maritime Forces establishes new naval group to patrol Red Sea region

The multinational Combined Maritime Forces in the Middle East will stand up a new Combined Task Force-153 to specifically address maritime threats in the Red […]
12 April 2022

ICC IMB urges continued caution while welcoming lull in crew kidnappings in Gulf of Guinea. 

  The ICC International Maritime Bureau’s latest global piracy and armed robbery report recorded 37 incidents in the first three months of 2022 – compared […]
12 April 2022

International Maritime Security Construct focuses on security in the middle east

International Maritime Security Construct (IMSC) gathered in person at the Naval Support Activity Bahrain and virtually on March 31 to discuss the latest regional threats […]
11 April 2022

EU takes charge of partnership scoping Nigeria’s Maritime Security Landscape

The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo has said the collaborative efforts between the Nigerian Navy and the European Union is enhancing […]
11 April 2022

Russian Waters declared a “military zone” as declared by London Marine Insurance

The London maritime market of insurers has declared all sea waters of the Russian Federation a “military zone” (not only the Black Sea but also […]
5 April 2022

Increased threat of Piracy issued

WARNING 002/APR/2022 1. CATEGORY: INCREASED THREAT OF PIRACY 2. TIME: 1347 UTC ON 05TH APRIL 2022 3. DESCRIPTION: MDAT-GOG has been made aware that there is an increased threat […]
4 April 2022

The Deepblue Project grows as Nigeria Acquires New Warship for Maritime Security

Nigeria is set to boost its coastal and regional waters security with the acquisition of a new warship, According to the spokesman for the navy, […]
4 April 2022

Vessel boarded 278 NM south of Lome

MDAT-GoG reporting indicates that a vessel has been boarded approximately 278nm South Lome, Togo.  MDAT-GoG reporting indicates that a vessel has been boarded in position […]
1 April 2022

The rapid rise of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea poses a threat to regional security

ARX Mouldings has been following a great report that goes on to say the coastal area surrounding the Gulf of Guinea comprises 17 countries. Nine […]
1 April 2022

Baltic Sea Security Suffering and showing huge Shortfalls

Stakeholders and nations near the Baltic Sea need to evolve their security framework, relationships, capabilities, and training as “the relative strength of the Baltic Sea […]
1 April 2022

Somalia launches new maritime facility to boost security

Somalia has inaugurated a high-tech maritime facility for the police to boost security along the coastline as the country continues to expand its blue economy, […]
17 March 2022

Update on Piracy and armed robbery in Asia

ARX Mouldings has been following the report shared and Although the overall situation in Asia in 2021, compared to 2020, has improved with regards to […]
16 March 2022

Battle in Nigeria for Maritime Security Leaders

ARX Mouldings is following reports that the Nigerian Navy has raised alarm on the potential conflict over the planned expansion of the mandate of the Nigerian Maritime […]
15 March 2022

31 countries join together for the largest exercise to combat maritime security in the GoG

ARX Mouldings is following reports that The Nigerian Navy on Friday deployed 10 warships and two helicopters in a joint multinational maritime exercise comprising 31 […]
15 March 2022

Protection against Piracy in Somalian waters has ceased

The United Nations Security Council has not extended UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2608 (2021) which, among other measures, allowed for the fight against piracy […]
10 March 2022

EU offers “a secure facebook” tool to fight maritime security threats in Indo-Pacific

A Philippine coastguard ship patrols near Whitsun Reef in the South China Sea last year. Photo: Philippine Coast Guard Handout via AP The European Union is seeking […]
7 March 2022

Nigeria piracy lower, but Gulf of Guinea still remains dangerous reports IMB

SAO Tome and Principe, Gabon, Benin, and four other African countries led the sailors to kidnap chart of the International Maritime Bureau, IMB, in 2021, […]
7 March 2022

Increased Threat of Piracy Warning

MDAT-GOG has been made aware that there is an increased threat of piracy activity in the following area for the next 24 to 48 hours. […]
7 March 2022

Geneva Declaration for human rights at sea launched which aims to protect all

ARX Mouldings is aware that Human Rights at sea is launching the declaration. The Declaration is one of our most important pieces of work to […]
7 March 2022

ITF Secures War Zone Pay for Sections of Black Sea and Sea of Azov

ARX Mouldings is following reports that The Joint Negotiating Group (JNG) representing global shipowners and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have agreed to designate […]
2 March 2022

Government approve Nigeria Maritime Security Trust Fund

ARX Mouldings is following reports that The bill titled, ‘A Bill for an Act to Establish the Nigerian Maritime Security Trust Fund for the Purpose […]
2 March 2022

Security concerns of Ukraine’s ports will keep them closed until the invasion ends

ARX Mouldings is following reports that Ukrainian ports will remain closed until Russia’s invasion ends, the head of Ukraine’s Maritime Administration said on Monday, adding […]
2 March 2022

3 vessels boarded by 13 pirates in the Singapore Straits

The first Bulk Carrier was boarded by three perpetrators while underway (01°14’58″N 104°04’10″E) along the Eastbound Lane of Traffic Separation Scheme, Singapore Strait on 2 […]
24 February 2022

Breaking: Blockage of access to the Sea of Azov

ARX Mouldings has received reports from Dryad that On the morning of the 24th February 2022 Russian forces are understood to have commenced operations within Ukraine […]
23 February 2022

Nigeria to set up Maritime Safety and Security centre

ARX Mouldings is following reports that Nigeria will soon set up a regional maritime safety and research center that will serve as a capacity development […]
23 February 2022

“It was so bad and so dark, we really thought we were going to die.”

A crew, shipwrecked by a cyclone in the Indian Ocean, has thanked Sailors’ Society’s Crisis Response Network for helping them through their trauma. The vessel, […]
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