27 June 2022

The EU’s new International Ocean Governance Maritime Security Agenda

Today, the European Commission and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy unveiled the renewed EU agenda on International Ocean […]
27 June 2022

Warning of Increased Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

WARNING 001/JUN/2022 1. CATEGORY: INCREASED THREAT OF PIRACY 2. TIME: 1530 UTC on 23rd June 2022 3. DESCRIPTION: MDAT-GOG has been made aware that there is an increased […]
22 June 2022

Late Reporting: Bulk Carrier boarded in Singapore Straits

Two perpetrators reportedly boarded a bulk carrier while underway (1°16’42.0″N 104°15’24.0”E) along the Eastbound Lane of Traffic Separation Scheme, Singapore Strait on 20 Jun 22 […]
21 June 2022

Will Piracy be forced to return to East Africa following the effect of the Russian war?

Sky news are reporting that The double impact of the worst drought in 40 years and Russia’s war in Ukraine is having a devastating effect […]
21 June 2022

Uncovering hidden vessels could solve Piracy in the GoG

Global Fishing Watch has developed and publicly released the first ever global map of previously undetected dark fleets, or vessels that do not broadcast their […]
21 June 2022

Pemex oil rig is under attack again following the latest assault from Pirates

ARX Mouldings has read reports that A group of ten armed men has reportedly carried out another heist in the Gulf of Mexico, taking equipment, […]
16 June 2022

An outdated security policy doesn’t work for the rise in Piracy in SE Asia

The laws set by the United Nations 40 years ago no longer suit the fight against modern-day crime on the high seas. ARX Moulding is […]
15 June 2022

UK helps collaborate and drive ISPS Code in Nigeria for maritime security

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Bashir Jamoh, said the implementation of the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code, […]
13 June 2022

UN Continues to condemn piracy in the GoG – but what will stop Piracy?

A U.N. resolution last week condemned piracy in the Gulf of Guinea — the most dangerous piracy hot spot in the world. In 2020, over 40 percent […]
13 June 2022

NATO continues to discuss maritime security

ARX Mouldings is following Nato directly which has reported that on 8 June 2022, the Cooperative Security Division of the NATO International Military Staff (IMS) […]
6 June 2022

28 African Countries demand an international response to piracy and oil theft in GoG 

Nigeria and 28 other countries have called for an international response to the rising cases of piracy and crude oil theft in the Gulf of […]
6 June 2022

Global Maritime security initiatives are urgently needed

ARX Mouldings is following reports The current international global maritime situation is complicated. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, and the crisis in Ukraine looms […]
6 June 2022

The Urgency of Asia’s Maritime Security Policy

ARX Mouldings is following reports that the Philippines has one of the world’s longest coastlines, spanning 36,289 kilometers (22,549 miles), filled with abundant marine resources […]
6 June 2022

UN Security Council Calls for Renewed Focus on Gulf of Guinea Piracy

ARX Mouldings is following reports that On Tuesday, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a new security resolution on maritime security in the Gulf […]
30 May 2022

Several Tankers boarded in Singapore Straits

First Boarding Three perpetrators armed with knives reportedly boarded a bulk carrier while underway (1°06’54.0″N 103°31’27.0″E) on 28 May 22 at 0259 (UTC + 8) […]
30 May 2022

New Terrorism Prevention Act in Nigeria

The scourge of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) and along the West African coastline is well known. Until last week, pirates who kidnapped […]
30 May 2022

ISPS code key component of maritime security architecture in Nigeria

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Bashir Jamoh says that the implementation of the International Ship and Port […]
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 […]
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