New Cyber Security Clause From BIMCO

Published on May 22, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments May 22 2019: BIMCO’s Documentary Committee has agreed a new standard Cyber Security Clause that requires the parties to implement cyber security procedures and systems, to help reduce the risk of an incident and mitigate the consequences should a security breach occur. In the wake of recent costly cyber security incidents involving large shipping companies, cyber security has become…

May 22, 2019
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Fujairah Attack – ASSESSMENT

Published on May 18, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments May 17: Further to initial reports, it has now been confirmed that on the morning of May 12, four tankers were attacked: AL MARZOQAH (IMO 9165762, KSA-Flagged) ANDREA VICTORY (IMO 9288849, Norway-flagged) AMJAD (IMO 9779800, KSA-Flagged) A MICHEL (IMO 9177674, UAE-Flagged) For a full assessment, CSO Alliance (the authors of the Maritime Security Review) have published a publically available…

May 18, 2019
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Fujairah Attack UPDATE

Published on May 17, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments May 17: Further to initial reports, it has now been confirmed that on the morning of May 12, four tankers were attacked: AL MARZOQAH (IMO 9165762, KSA-Flagged) ANDREA VICTORY (IMO 9288849, Norway-flagged) AMJAD (IMO 9779800, KSA-Flagged) A MICHEL (IMO 9177674, UAE-Flagged) The attacks very likely involved high grade explosives, delivered by underwater unmanned vehicles (UUVs or underwater drones). None…

May 17, 2019
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UAE Reports Four Commercial Vessels Attacked Near Fujairah

Published on May 14, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments May 12: The UAE said on Sunday that four commercial vessels were sabotaged near Fujairah emirate, one of the world’s largest bunkering hubs lying just outside the Strait of Hormuz. It did not describe the nature of the attack or say who was behind it. The UAE on Monday identified the vessels as two crude oil tankers owned by…

May 14, 2019
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India, Pakistan tensions

Tensions increase between India and Pakistan. Security beefed up in Paradip, Kolkata ports Security was stepped up at the two major ports of the Eastern Continue Reading »

February 28, 2019
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Singapore launches Invincible

Sends message to China. Singapore launches Invincible KIEL (Germany): Singapore’s acquisition of four new Type 218SG submarines, which offer more firepower and combat options, is Continue Reading »

February 20, 2019
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