Replacing faulty radar systems could cost up to $30m, says former UK navy chief
- Escalating pirate attacks is top security concern for shipping
- Security expert says ransom payout will prompt more West Africa attacks
- West Africa pirates release C-Retriever seafarers
Highlights from the Lloyd’s List roundtable: Future security threats for shippingSecurity expert says ransom payout will...
Lloyd’s List survey reveals growing concern about port security and cyber attacksSecurity expert says ransom payout will...
Nigeria rebels claim maritime body backed $2m payment to free two US seafarersWest Africa pirates release C-Retriever...
US State Department refuses to say whether the kidnappers received a ransom paymentPirates kidnap two US crew from supply vessel off Brass, Nigeria
Naval forces, armed guards and best practice thwart Indian Ocean gangs
Afweyne arrest in Brussels could trigger pirate reprisals
Gangs linked to alleged leader’s son could attack Belgium-flagged tonnage
Training and experience mean a shift to Asian guards will not necessarily lower standards Forward-thinking companies have had Filipino, Indian and most recently Sri Lankan teams at sea for more than 18 months
Costs of $1bn per day should a major US port fall prey, warns security firm
Ship operators bear main responsibility for vetting security firms
But there is scope for masters to make a judgement on Egypt port safety
Will the VLCC earnings spike stop shipowners scrapping elderly tonnage?/ll/images/pollbar.png;jsessionid=A76B93B95F8B51B4CA7748997F7EE875
2176 (31) Baltic Dry Index
Piracy hits seven-year low
But recent incidents prove that pirates are still at large in the Gulf of Aden
The pros and cons of paying ransoms to pirates
Security conference debates states’ and shipowners’ duty of care towards seafarers
Lloyd's List Maritime Security Survey
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