Pirates Move South: Recent Attacks A Cause For Concern

A recent pair of attacks in the Mozambique Channel spark fears that pirates may be moving further South than expected.  By David Rider, Neptune Maritime Security The International Maritime Bureau had previously warned of potential activity in the area and, ironically, on the day of the first attempted attack (as described by the IMB's Live Piracy Reporting Centre), … [Read more...]

Piracy’s Emerging Market: The Gulf of Guinea

- By David Rider, Neptune Maritime Security Despite the best efforts of the world's navies and EU NAVFOR in particular, piracy in the Indian Ocean/Gulf of Aden and Red Sea areas shows no sign of abating. Quite the contrary, according to a report released by the International Maritime Bureau's Piracy Reporting Centre in July this year. Of the incidents reported, over sixty … [Read more...]