An Interview with Juan Muñoz: Analysing the risk environment for Spanish companies

An Interview with Juan Muñoz: Analysing the risk environment for Spanish companies

The following interview was published in the September 2018 edition of the AIG Spain Newsletter. Since 2011, NYA has been retained by AIG to respond on a number of special risk and ...

Black Friday data breach raises concern

Black Friday data breach raises concern Almost every week we hear of a new cyber attack affecting yet another household brand. This week Amazon was hit with what they called a ‘technical ...

Tripoli clashes signal an uncertain future for Libya

Written by Georgina Turner CLASHES HIGHLIGHT FRAGILITY OF LIBYA’S RELATIVELY STABLE IMAGE On 4 September, an UN-brokered ceasefire brought seven days of inter-militia fighting in Tripoli to an end. However, the clashes ...

Gulf of Guinea: Mother ships used to target vessels deep offshore

PDF Download An approach by a pirate action group (PAG) using a mother ship approximately 280NM south of Lomé, Togo, during July marked the furthest offshore incident recorded by NYA since 17 ...

Bab-El-Mandeb: Threat of attack remains despite Saudi Arabia resuming oil shipments

HOUTHI REBELS PLAY IMPORTANT ROLE IN RESOLUTION OF CONFLICT Saudi Arabia resumed oil shipments through the Bab-el-Mandeb strait on 4 August after a temporary suspension following alleged attacks on two Saudi Very ...

TRAVEL WARNINGS FOR NIGER HIGHLIGHT ENDURING KIDNAP THREAT TO FOREIGN NATIONALS

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Governments issue security alerts to Westerners in Niger PDF Download On 22 June the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAIT) issued a security alert indicating that terrorist groups are ...

Consistently High Piracy Levels off Nigeria likely to lead to increased shipping costs

Economic cost of Piracy to West Africa estimated at $820m PDF Download After another vessel hijacking off the Niger Delta on 17 May 2018, concerns were raised in early June that foreign ...

Saudi-led coalition forces advance on Al-Hudaydah in Yemen

SAUDI-LED COALITION FORCES ADVANCE ON AL-HUDAYDAH IN YEMEN NYA Insights Saudi-led coalition forces in Yemen On 13 June forces of the Saudi-backed coalition advanced on the strategic port city of Al-Hudaydah in ...

Elevated Kidnap Risk to Foreign Nationals in Afghanistan ahead of 2018 Elections

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The kidnapping of election officials and the numerous attacks on voter registration centres in April throughout Afghanistan highlight the growing insecurity ahead of parliamentary and district council elections scheduled for 20 October ...