21 February 2022

Starting to boil over? Pakistan and Indian Security threats

ARX Mouldings is following reports that Pakistan’s maritime authorities have arrested 31 Indian fishermen and seized five of their vessels for allegedly fishing in the […]
21 February 2022

Explosive-laden boat belonging to the Houthi militia destroyed in the Red Sea

ARX Mouldings is following reports that The Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen said it had launched 18 operations targeting the Iran-backed Houthi militia in […]
21 February 2022

UN’s Contact Group changes its policy on Somali Piracy

ARX Mouldings is following reports that the decline in piracy off the coast of Somalia is one of the recent success stories for the maritime […]
21 February 2022

Increased threat of Piracy latest warning

WARNING 003/FEB/2022 – AMEND 001 1. CATEGORY: INCREASED THREAT OF PIRACY 2. TIME: 2030UTC on 20th February 2022 3. DESCRIPTION: MDAT-GoG has been made aware that there is […]
17 February 2022

UK invests £25 million to support Indo-Pacfic maritime security needs

The Prime Minister is set to sign off on a £25 million security package with Australia as the UK looks to build on its defence pact with Canberra. Boris […]
17 February 2022

We revisit – “The Black Sea Example” – How the shore affects offshore

The world is changing. Previously calm seas are waking up from their geopolitical slumber and threats to maritime trade are no longer confined to suspicious […]
17 February 2022

Nigerian Navy pledges continued security in Niger Delta

The outgoing Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Eastern Naval Command, Rear Adm. S.K. Ibrahim says the Nigerian Navy will continue to provide adequate security to Critical […]
11 February 2022

Part 5 of 5 – Assessing the success of reducing blue crime in the GoG

Background – Transnational cooperation in Fighting blue crime in the Gulf of Guinea The Gulf of Guinea (GoG) is a vital sea lane stretching across […]
11 February 2022

Part 4 of 5 – The Elephant in the room

Background – Transnational cooperation in Fighting blue crime in the Gulf of Guinea The Gulf of Guinea (GoG) is a vital sea lane stretching across […]
11 February 2022

Part 3 of 5 – International support for GoG nations

Background – Transnational cooperation in Fighting blue crime in the Gulf of Guinea The Gulf of Guinea (GoG) is a vital sea lane stretching across […]
11 February 2022

Part 2 of 5 – The Yaoundé Architecture: a regional approach to blue crime

Background – Transnational cooperation in Fighting blue crime in the Gulf of Guinea The Gulf of Guinea (GoG) is a vital sea lane stretching across […]
11 February 2022

A 5 Part Study – Transnational cooperation in Fighting blue crime in the Gulf of Guinea – Part 1..

PART 1 – “Blue crime” and maritime (in)security in the Gulf of Guinea Introduction The Gulf of Guinea (GoG) is a vital sea lane stretching […]
11 February 2022

NEW ALERT: Increased threat of piracy

WARNING 002/FEB/2022 1. CATEGORY: INCREASED THREAT OF PIRACY 2. TIME: 2140 UTC ON 10TH February 2022 3. DESCRIPTION: MDAT-GOG has been made aware that there is an increased threat […]
10 February 2022

Pakistan use security pressure to seize six vessels for poaching

Pakistan arrests 36 Indian fishermen, seizes six vessels for ‘poaching inside Pakistani territorial waters. Pakistan’s maritime authorities have arrested 36 Indian fishermen and seized their […]
8 February 2022

Increased threat of piracy SW of Malabo Port

WARNING 001/FEB/2022 1. CATEGORY: INCREASED THREAT OF PIRACY 2. TIME: 0600 UTC ON 08TH February 2022 3. DESCRIPTION: MDAT-GOG has been made aware that there is an increased threat […]
7 February 2022

ISPS code is a key component of maritime security 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 […]
3 February 2022

FPSO TRINITY SPIRIT sank after explosion, Delta State, Nigeria

A Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel TRINITY SPIRIT with a capacity to process up to 22,000 barrels of oil per day, inject up […]
31 January 2022

Nigeria saves large Oil thefts as the Navy‘s arrests over 44 Vessels

ARX Mouldings is follow reports around rising crude oil theft, piracy and illegal refineries in the Maritime sector has remained a major challenge as it […]
31 January 2022

Pirates kill a naval officer and 11 others

  Five persons released by pirates who hijacked their boat on their way from the Safe Journey beach in Calabar, Cross River State, to Oron […]
28 January 2022

Ghana Navy to deploy and protect offshore oil fields in light of a new wave of threats

ARX Mouldings has been following reports that The Ghana Navy has signed an agreement with Tullow Ghana Limited for Ghanaian Navy vessels to provide security […]
28 January 2022

MDAT-GOG issues a new piracy warning threat

WARNING 005/JAN/2022 1.                  Category: INCREASED THREAT OF PIRACY 2.                  Date: 28th  January 2022 3.            Description: MDAT-GOG has been made aware that there is an increased threat of piracy activity in the […]
26 January 2022

B Ocean Hijacked during bunker operations 54nm SSW of Abidjan

ARX Has received multiple reports that the Attack was confirmed. Pirates are understood to have boarded and hijacked the vessel before departing the vessel with […]
25 January 2022

Reports of irregular activity along the western Coast of Ghana

ADVISORY NOTICE 001/JAN/2022 1.   Category: IRREGULAR ACTIVITY reported by MMCC Zone F 2.  Time: 24th January 22  at 1750 UTC 3.  Description: REF: ECOWAS MMCC Zone F Warning/ALERT/ADVISORY No.004. MDAT-GOG […]
25 January 2022

Fortifying Nigeria’s Maritime Security

Lately, the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Ghada Fathi Wali, out of appreciation was left with no option […]
25 January 2022

EU Renews its Commitment to Anti-Piracy Patrols in Gulf of Guinea

ARX Mouldings is following reports that The European Union (EU) intends to carry on with the deployment of its member states’ warships in the Gulf of […]
25 January 2022

What happens when your ship is hijacked by Pirates?

ARX Mouldings is following a story about Pirates and hijackers who have threatened the seas as long as there have been seafarers and ocean-going merchants. […]
25 January 2022

Bulkers attract the highest attention from Pirates in 2020

In 2020, the type of ship most attacked by pirates was a bulk carrier. That year, there were 51 attacks on bulk carriers recorded. Product […]
25 January 2022

1 dead, 2 injured as militants attack Universal Energy Resources in Akwa Ibom

ARX Mouldings is follow the reports that the Police Command in Akwa Ibom has confirmed the killing of one person and injury to two others, […]
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 […]
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