20 January 2022

COVID-19 and the growth of insecurity at sea in Asia

Many economists predict that the Covid-19 outbreak will cause an economic crisis in Indonesia. Some even say this crisis will be more severe than the 2007 global financial crisis […]
20 January 2022

‘Apparent’ decline in West African piracy should be treated with caution

ARX Mouldings is following reports that the decline last year in piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, which has for some time been the epicentre […]
19 January 2022

Combined Maritime Force seized illegal drugs worth more than $193 million

U.S. and international forces operating under U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. 5th Fleet and Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) have seized record amounts of illicit […]
19 January 2022

Piracy Security Warning Updates continued to be Issued for Brass Port

WARNING 003/JAN/2022 1.                   Category: INCREASED THREAT OF PIRACY 2.                   Date: 18th January 2022 3.            Description: MDAT-GOG has been made aware that there is an increased threat of piracy activity in the following […]
18 January 2022

Passenger Vessel Hijacked in Calabar River

Militants Hijack Fully Loaded Speedboat Along Calabar River. Criminals suspected to be sea pirates have diverted a fully loaded passenger boat to an unknown destination […]
17 January 2022

UPDATED: Increased Piracy Threat Issued

WARNING 002/JAN/2022 1.                   Category: INCREASED THREAT OF PIRACY 2.                   Date: 17th January 2022 3.            Description: MDAT-GOG has been made aware that there is an increased threat of piracy activity in the following […]
17 January 2022

Major Concerned by the Looming Expiry of Anti-Piracy Mandate off Somalia

ARX Mouldings is following reports that Somalia is embroiled in a political crisis as tensions soar between its president and prime minister. With parliamentary elections […]
17 January 2022

Increased threat of piracy warning issued

Category: INCREASED THREAT OF PIRACY 2.       Date: 15th January 2022. 3.       Description: MDAT-GOG has been made aware that there is an increased threat of piracy activity in the following area for […]
14 January 2022

Fears for 7 crew that were captured by Houthi Rebels

UNITED NATIONS: India has voiced deep concern over the safety of seven Indian nationals on a Houthi-seized United Arab Emirates-flagged cargo vessel, calling for the […]
13 January 2022

IMB reports 132 incidents in 2021 with 115 successful boardings

Under the definitions of piracy and armed robbery at sea, 132 vessels have reported incidents to the IMB PRC in 2021. Type of Attack Total […]
10 January 2022

It’s extremely important to actually prosecute Pirates!

ARX Mouldings is sharing the thoughts of BIMCO…“The presence of international navies is a very important step in the right direction to keep seafarers safe […]
10 January 2022

Pirates released back to sea their following capture

ARX Moudlings is following reports that Nigerian pirates captured by the Danish navy in the Gulf of Guinea in November and brought to Denmark for prosecution […]
10 January 2022

Houthis had already deployed 247 naval mines and 100 explosive boats in the sea

The Saudis claimed that the Houthis had already deployed 247 naval mines and 100 explosive boats in the sea. These weapons could be directed at […]
6 January 2022

MV approached 30nm west of port Salee – Red Sea Now HIGH RISK

ARX Mouldings has received reports from the UKMTO which indicates that an M/V has reported a close approach by an unknown craft 30nm west of […]
5 January 2022

Security Patrols needed to combat piracy

Cyprus is calling for increased naval cooperation and permission for onboard security to combat the scourge of maritime piracy, following an increase in attacks in […]
5 January 2022

Liberian Flag wants to Enhance the Fight against Pirates and Other Crimes at Sea

Liberia Maritime Commissioner Wants Regional Maritime’s Institutions Enhance the Fight against Pirates and Other Crimes at Sea Lenn Eugene Nagbe, the Commissioner and CEO Liberia […]
5 January 2022

Successful follow up shows the potential of the Nigerian Navy

ARX Mouldings is follow reports that on On 15 May 2020, 10 pirates boarded the Chinese-flagged Hailufeng 11, subdued the 18 crew members and turned […]
5 January 2022

Somalia’s security worsens showing instability as political crisis deepens

ARX mouldings is following reports that Somalia’s allies and international observers have expressed alarm over the escalating power struggle between the country’s president and prime minister, as […]
5 January 2022

Pirates strike again in Gulf of Guinea, signifying failure of Nigeria’s deep blue project

ARX Mouldings is following reports that as Pirates struck again early Thursday morning in the Gulf of Guinea, giving a clear indication that Nigeria’s multimillion […]
5 January 2022

Late Reporting Attack – 23nm West Ras Isa Marine terminal

ARX Mouldings has received reports from Dryad that indicates a MV has been attacked offshore of Ras Isa Marine Terminal The UKMTO has reportedly received […]
5 January 2022

Arab coalition destroys explosives-laden Houthi boat in southern Red Sea

ARX Mouldings has reports that The Arab coalition said on Thursday that it had destroyed an explosives-laden Houthi boat. The boat, launched from Yemen’s Hodeidah, was destroyed […]
5 January 2022

Late Reporting: Kidnapping of 6 Chinese Crew 12nm NE FPSO Ceibo

ARX Mouldings has received reports from Dryad that indicates a Chinese fishing vessel has come under attack whilst operating offshore Equatorial Guinea Mbini Area. The […]
20 December 2021

Late Reporting – Pirates attack vessel on Bayelsa Waters

ARX Mouldings has read multiple reports Reports indicate that pirates have attacked a vessel in Brass, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. The vessel, boarded in 03 11 41 […]
16 December 2021

11 pirates board a barge in Singapore Straits

A barge was boarded by up to 11 perpetrators while underway (01°12’66 N 103°33’17 E) when transiting along Westbound lane of TSS, Singapore Strait on […]
14 December 2021

9 Crew Kidnapped from CMA CGM vessel in the Gulf of Guinea

There are reports that up to nine crew have been kidnapped in a pirate attack on a container ship in the Gulf of Guinea, some […]
13 December 2021

Boarding 89nm southeast of Bonny

Reports from MDAT GoG are as follows: WARNING 002/DEC/2021 1. CATEGORY: BOARDING 2. TIME: 13th December 2021 1427UTC. 3. DESCRIPTION: MDAT GOG has received a report that an MV […]
13 December 2021

Q – How to supress Piracy?… A- Money

The surge of maritime piracy in Africa’s Gulf of Guinea is not just a threat to the foreign ship and cargo owners but also carries […]
13 December 2021

Strait of Hormuz gets all the Security Attention

October and November saw a significant contribution from Italy with the Horizon class frigate MARTINENGO and thesupport of an UAV MQ-9 REAPER. This new contribution […]
13 December 2021

It’s not over… Somali Pirate Threat is Still VERY Real

The United Nations has adopted a resolution for continuous vigilance against threats of maritime piracy and armed robbery on the coast of Somalia. Piracy networks […]
13 December 2021

Successful boardings of Vessel in Singapore Straits on the rise

ARX mouldings have read reports from ReCAPP and Safety4Sea During 1 Nov-1 Dec 2021, six incidents were reported on board ships while underway in the […]
13 December 2021

Niger Delta Pirates earn $5 million per year

ARX Mouldings is following a StableatSea report. Pirate groups concentrated in the Niger Delta earn perhaps $5 million of direct income per year through theft […]
6 December 2021

The Evolution of “Maritime Security”

A study by Brigid Gesami goes on to say there is no one recognized definition of the term “maritime security” in the literature (Bueger, 2014) […]
6 December 2021

The real cost of Piracy – MV Cheung Son and the death of the 23 Crew

ARX Mouldings is following a news report on the MV Chueung Son. Having searched the MV Cheung Son for valuables, the hijackers ordered the sailors out onto […]
6 December 2021

UN looks to end Anti-Piracy Vessels in Somalia

The U.N. Security Council (UNSC) voted unanimously on Friday to allow international naval forces to continue using all necessary means to fight piracy off the […]
6 December 2021

More concerned than ever – European Shipowners call for further action in the Gulf of Guinea

ARX Mouldings has read reports from ECSA that European shipowners are extremely concerned about piracy attacks in the Gulf of Guinea. The latest incident in […]
30 November 2021

Is killing Pirates Illegal? Concerns raised following the death of 4 by Danish Vessel

ARX Mouldings is following a developing story that The Nigerian Maritime Law Association has raised concern over the killing of four alleged pirates by the […]
29 November 2021

Port facility Group say the Gulf of Guinea have lost billions of dollars due to sea piracy

ARX Mouldings has seen reports that the NATIONAL Chairman of Ports Facility Security Officers Forum of Nigeria (PFSOFN), Ignatius Uche, has said that states in […]
29 November 2021

Gunmen kill 3, abduct 7 oil workers in fresh attack

Gunmen suspected to be sea pirates, in the early hours of Sunday attacked two oil installations, killing three and abducting seven oil workers in Bayelsa. […]
29 November 2021

India, Sri Lanka, Maldives Maritime Ops To Tighten Security In Indian Ocean

ARX Mouldings has studied reports that A two-day maritime operation between India, Sri Lanka and Maldives to tighten security in the Indian Ocean started on […]
29 November 2021

Danish frigate kills four pirates in Gulf of Guinea

ARX Mouldings is following multiple reports that a Danish frigate has killed four pirates in waters south of Nigeria in an operation to protect shipping […]
29 November 2021

Plea for Help – lets tackle Pirates together

ARX Mouldings has read reports that Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, the Minister of Transport, has asked West and Central African regional governments to pool resources together […]
29 November 2021

Iranian Drone Factory used on Maritime Attacks – Uncovered by Israel

ARX Mouldings is following reports that Defense Minister Benny Gantz revealed the locations of two Iranian drone bases that he said were used to conduct […]
12 November 2021

Increased Warning of Piracy threat continues

WARNING 002/NOV/2021 1.    Category: INCREASED THREAT OF PIRACY 2.    Date: 12th November 2021. 3.   Description: MDAT-GOG has been made aware that there is an increased threat of piracy/criminal activity in […]
12 November 2021

Nigeria, Ghana, Angola, Cameroon, Benin Republic, and Cote D’ Voire adopt Yaoundé agreement on maritime security 

Nigeria and five African countries, yesterday, agreed to adopt the Yaoundé Code of Conduct (YCC) with a view to sustaining the low level of pirate attacks […]
11 November 2021

5 Crew Kidnapped from Vessel 7NM SE Agbami

ARX Mouldings is following reports from MDAT-GoG indicates that a vessel was boarded 7nm SE Agbami Terminal. The vessel is understood to have been inbound […]
11 November 2021

Suspicious Vessel Sighting

ARX is following Reports from the IMB which indicates that a vessel was approached by two skiffs 208nm South Takoradi. The vessel is understood to […]
9 November 2021

WARNING of increased Piracy Activity

WARNING 001/NOV/2021 1.    Category: INCREASED THREAT OF PIRACY 2.    Date: 9th November 2021. 3.    Description: MDAT-GOG has been made aware that the piracy threat has moved towards the area defined by […]
8 November 2021

Africa struggling to keep its head above water as the world tackles maritime security

The African Union needs to increase its engagements and take on board recommendations as the UN Security Council takes the lead on maritime security debates.  […]
8 November 2021

12 Navies gather to discuss challenges of maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region

With the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) becoming the focus of the strategic landscape in the 21st Century, 12 Indian Ocean Littorals are coming together this Sunday […]
8 November 2021

Lagos Waterway Safety Code starts it’s development

ARX has received reports that the Lagos State government on Monday engaged stakeholders on the development of the State waterways safety code in order to […]
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