Maritime Security

The threat of ISIS Piracy to the Mediterranean looms on the Horizon

It is feared by officials that Militants loyal to ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) could bring ‘Somalia-Style’ piracy to the Mediterranean. A warning has been issued as yachts and other shipping in the Mediterranean could come under attack …
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IMAAG will publish Peter King’s book, MARITIME ANTI-PIRACY, THE CAPTAIN’S GUIDEBOOK, available with immediate effect. Following a long and distinguished operational career specialising in maritime counter terrorism amongst the ranks of British SBS, Peter King has compiled MARITIME ANTI-PIRACY, THE …
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Five crew from the MV City of Xiamen cargo ship – Kidnapped by Pirates.

The ship was attacked just about 100 miles off Nigeria’s coast. The incident occurred late on the 25th April. A Polish and a Russian citizen were among those taken hostage. Maritime insurance costs are said to be increasing due to …
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SY Chozil couple Deborah Calitz and Bruno Pelizzari get released almost two years after being take hostage by Somali pirates.

The couple now free from their captives arrived in South Africa on Wednesday. They were captured in October 2010 from a sailing yacht Chozil  off the coast of Tanzania. Emotions ran high as they spoke to reporters at a Johannesburg …
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Shotguns seized from tanker crew docked at Milford Haven.

Three shotguns along with ammunition were seized from a Panamanian-registered ship. The ship had docked into Milford Haven port, West Wales on Thursday 8th March. The weapons were uncovered in a simple routine search by Border Force. Border Force is …
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