DNK 17-03-2017

Security Report - Libya - 17th March 2017

Libya is situated in both NATO’s and Russia’s spheres of influence. NATO has been asked by the unity government to rebuild forces in Libya, and Russia is heavily aligned with Haftar/LNA ...

 

DNK 03-11-2016

Security Report - Yemen - 3rd November 2016

Due to the attack on Swift and three unsuccessful attacks on US navy vessels, the UKMTO note that masters can expect to see an increased coalition warship presence in the Bab el ...

 

DNK 01-09-2016

Security Report - Yemen - 1st September 2016

An attempted terrorist attack on the port of Mukallah in early August came from both maritime- and land-based positions. The attack was averted by security forces - illustrating good competence of the security ...

 

DNK 15-08-2016

Security Report - Venezuela - 21st July 2016

  The Venezuelan government has deployed the military to the five main ports in the country in a bid to clamp down on corruption and maintaining port management. The military has also ...

 

DNK 15-08-2016

Security Report - South East Asia - 14th July 2016

  Three changes to maritime security in SEA is worth mentioning: There has been a sharp reduction in reported incidents the past nine months in the region that may be due to ...

 

DNK 01-07-2016

Security Report - Maritime Cyber Threat in GoG - 1st July 2016

Some vessels in the Gulf of Guinea have received suspicious emails/telex correspondence the past few days asking for details such as "ETA and Last Maritime Declaration of Health". The sender has ...

 

NATO Shipping Centre 27-06-2016

NATO Shipping Centre Standing Guidance and Advice

Be Aware! See the attached presentation for information about: - The equipment and platforms used by pirates - Indicators of possible pirate activity - Pirate tactics Under the constant pressure of naval forces and the ...

 

News 27-06-2016

New Maritime Security Chart for West Africa

The new French British Centre, called Marine Domain Awareness for Trade – Gulf of Guinea (*MDAT-GOG) commenced operations on 20th June 2016.   MDAT-GOG operates in the same geographical space as the ...

 

DNK 02-06-2016

Security Report - Gulf of Guinea - 1st June 2016

Piracy has increased, and evolved, off Nigeria after a long period of calm second part of last year. The increase in activity surpassed 2008-levels, with several changes to modus operandi; the majority ...

 

01-04-2016

Security Report - Libya - 1st April 2016

  The UN brokered political agreement is a vital landmark in unifying political factions that is necessary for peace and stability, as well to western military involvement. A major stumbling block against ...

 

DNK 02-02-2016

Security Report - Venezuela - 2nd February 2016

Venezuela is suffering from an economic downturn due to low oil prices, high inflation, shortages of goods, and a political drama that has caused the opposition to lose their “super-majority” due to ...

 

DNK 21-01-2016

Security Report - Maritime Cyber Security - 21st January 2016

Estimated cost of cybercrime is assessed to be 113 billion USD annually, and rising. Cyber incidents directed at US infrastructure alone increased 17 times the past three years. In addition to an ...