NATO's Maritime Command has released this threat assessment for the Mediterranean. It assesses the security risks to shipping in the Mediterranean as low, elaborating on topics such as migrants, drug smuggling, maritime terrorism and spillovers from the conflicts in Libya and Syria.
The attached threat assessment has been prepared for industry by NATO's Maritime Command.
It provides the most recent information available for merchant ships operating in the Mediterranean.
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HQ MARCOM Threat to commercial shipping operating in the Mediterranean, 7 August 2018 0.1 MBDownload now
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