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January 2018

MDAT-GoG Advisory Notice

Advisory notice of an attack on 24 January 2018.

Yemen conflict forces new security recommendations

In response to the threats arising from the conflict in Yemen, BIMCO, ICS and INTERTANKO have published interim guidance on maritime security in the southern Red Sea and Bab al-Mandeb. Shipowners and operators should be aware of new threat patterns in the area.

Yemen conflict forces new security recommendations

In response to the threats arising from the conflict in Yemen, BIMCO, ICS and INTERTANKO have published interim guidance on maritime security in the southern Red Sea and Bab al-Mandeb. Shipowners and operators should be aware of new threat patterns in the area.

Wildlife taskforce alert

Please find attached the 15 January 2018 United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce Alert, concerning painting wildlife products as a concealment method for Illegal ivory and rhino horn.

December 2017

Wildlife taskforce alert

Please find attached the 15 December 2017 United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce Alert concerning “Port of Sihanoukville, Cambodia - Highly Vulnerable to Wildlife Trafficking in Transit".

November 2017

US maritime alert for ports in Yemen

Members are asked to take notice of the attached alert from the US. 

Wildlife taskforce alert

Please find attached the 1 November 2017 United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce Alert concerning the port of Pemba, Mozambique being vulnerable to illicit wildlife trafficking.  

October 2017

Southeast Asia warning

BIMCO has received the following warning for ships operating in Southeast Asia. 

Nigerian navy bans embarked security teams

BIMCO and INTERTANKO met with Rear Admiral Osondo, Nigerian Navy’s Head of Standards and Transformation who was directed to brief the Nigerian Chief of Naval Staff on issues related to security in Nigerian waters.

US regulations affecting your ships - get the September update!

This is the latest in a series of reports supplied by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) with the intention of keeping BIMCO members appraised of legislative developments in the US affecting international shipping. BIMCO highlights only the relevant developments that would impact members. The full CSA September report is also provided. 

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