2017 In Review: Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean

2017 saw a range of maritime security incidents within the Indian Ocean HRA and the highest levels of piratical activity since 2012, including the successful boarding and hijacking of merchant vessels. Between March and May, there were nine incidents of … Continued

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2017 In Review: Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea

Piracy in Nigerian Waters 45 attacks by armed pirates on commercial shipping and oil industry support vessels were reported from the region during the last 12 months. No attacks in West African open-ocean were reported outside of the Nigerian EEZ. … Continued

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Maritime Crime: South America

Maritime crime continues to effect vessels operating in South American waters and much of it is likely to have gone unreported. For the calendar year so far, there have been seven reported robberies at anchor and three boardings in Venezuela. … Continued

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