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Effective Security is security that works

While talking at the first SAFETY4SEA Conference in Hamburg, Mr. James Wilkes, Managing Director of Gray Page, argued that the purpose of maritime security is making the protection of seafarers a priority. Using insights from behavioural psychology, he suggested how security practice has become side-tracked from doing that.

EU NAVFOR, China conduct medical exercises

Medical staff from the EU NAVFOR and the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army completed medical exercises on board the EU NAVFOR flagship ESPS Castilla. There were also realistic simulations with the evacuation of casualties onto helicopter.

Piracy reduced in Niger Delta, says Nigerian Navy

Piracy and oil theft have significantly reduced in the Niger Delta, which is attributed to the constant patrol of naval personnel in the region, said Rear Adm. David Adeniran, the Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command, Calabar, on the sideline of the fourth quarter exercise of the Nigerian Navy, Friday.

Maersk, IBM face problems with blockchain project

Maersk and IBM are reportedly struggling with their blockchain platform, TradeLens, as besides them, only one other carrier has joined in, Pacific International Lines. This comes at a time when, Maersk’s competitors such as CMA CGM, Cosco, Evergreen, OOCL and Yang Ming have also established a similar platform.

EU NAVFOR escorts MV Petra I on its humanitarian mission

MV Petra I was transiting Somali territorial waters when she met with EU NAVFOR’s forces. EU NAVFOR Operation Atalanta has its core business to support World Food Programme vessels and it is its main goal to ensure their safety on their humanitarian mission.

Watch: Maritime security exercise between US and Djibouti

Military sergeant, Sarah Mattison, reported on maritime security exercise that took place in Djibouti between US Sailors and Soldiers and Djiboutian navy and coastguard. The exercise is aiming to enhance partner capabilities between the two countries and to help develop a better security not only for the seafarers but for the population too.

Quad countries will focus on maritime security

On the 13th East Asia Summit at Singapore in mid-November, the Quad countries, namely India, US, Japan and Australia, are expected to revitalise the conversation concerning the maritime security and disaster relief initiatives as well as economic development projects in the critical Indo-Pacific region.

US: Security measures imposed on ships arriving from Iraq

As of 26 October 2018, USCG has imposed conditions of entry on vessels that arrive in the country after visiting certain ports in Iraq as one of their last five ports of call. USCG has determined that only three Iraqi port facilities are currently maintaining effective anti-terrorism measures: The Al-Basrah Oil Terminal, the Khor Al Amaya Oil Terminal and Al Maqal Terminal 14.

West Africa to tackle money laundering in maritime

The Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa will conduct a Regional Conference on Combating Money Laundering in the Maritime Sector in Freetown, Republic of Sierra Leone, from October 24 to October 26. The program aims to strengthen the ability of law enforcement officials regarding financial crime.

India alerted over sea borne terror strike

According to the Indian Intelligence Bureau, over the course of three months it stated that Lashkar-e-Tayiba is training terrorists to commence sea borne attacks in India. According to local media, Lashkar-e-Tayiba is allegedly active in the past two months, while information suggests that many terrorists are being trained in deep sea diving.

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