28 September 2018
Efforts to reduce piracy in Gulf of Guinea have so far had little effect. The world’s biggest economies are strengthening their military presence in Southeast Asia, and meanwhile, the security situation in the Red Sea off Yemen remain volatile. On 9 October BIMCO will shed light on the international security situation to raise awareness and stimulate discussions.
23 February 2018
As an additional aide to the advice promulgated on 9 February 2018, BIMCO urges all members to note the guidance and advice contained in the following security notice for ships operating in the Gulf of Guinea region.
09 February 2018
Joint-industry alert on piracy in the Gulf of Guinea
27 December 2017
30 June 2017
BIMCO has appointed Philip Tinsley as its new Head of Maritime Security.
02 June 2017
For the first time, IMO will discuss the maritime autonomous ships. The use of autonomous ships – or so-called unmanned ships - will create the need for a regulatory framework for such ships and their interaction and co-existence with manned ships.
11 May 2017
It is with great sadness that BIMCO announces the unexpected death of its Head of Maritime Security, Mr Giles Noakes on Wednesday 10 May.
08 May 2017
EUNAVFOR /CMF have released an immediate update to the industry releasable threat assessment to address the spike in piracy events in the GoA and the Somali Basin over the last eight weeks. Members and operators are urged to review immediately and apply the guidance and recommendations issued.
24 March 2017
MSCHOA has received an unconfirmed report that a Dhow was pirated in the vicinity of Eyl during the last 24 hours.
14 March 2017
The BBC has reported details of a piracy attack in the Gulf of Aden.