Kidnap for Ransom At Sea Hits 10-year High in 2016 Waters off Nigeria and the southern Philippines continue to pose a significant threat to...Read more
Venezuela in Crisis: Impact on Maritime Crime
With Venezuela in the midst of economic and political crisis, we examine the impact on maritime crime in the region. A sustained period of falling oil prices and a socialist-inspired presidency has seen Venezuela enter an economic and political crisis. … ContinuedRead more
Is NATO right to conclude Operation Ocean Shield?
With NATO’s Operation Ocean Shield concluded and naval forces withdrawing from the Indian Ocean, we examine the impact this could have to Somali piracy. Since 2009, military vessels from various NATO countries have been working together to police the waters … ContinuedRead more
Cautious optimism as latest analysis shows reduction of maritime crime across world’s traditional ‘hot spots’ The Gulf of Guinea, South East Asia and The...Read more
Crew kidnapping on the rise in Gulf of Guinea despite good news and de-escalation in other areas in Dryad’s Q2 2016 Report In contrast...Read more