Global Piracy Report: Q3

Global Piracy Report: Q3

The following is an extract taken from our Quarterly Piracy Assessment which is available for purchase. Contact our team for further details. SOUTHEAST ASIA NYA recorded 18 maritime security incidents in Southeast ...

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 ...

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 ...

The shifting maritime threat off East Africa: Yemen

NEW PIRACY TRENDS IN 2018 On 23 May US-based NGO Oceans Beyond Piracy released their annual report on the state of global maritime piracy in 2017. The report detailed a significant increase ...

Maritime kidnappings in West Africa increase significantly in 2018

NYA OBSERVES A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF MARITIME KIDNAPPINGS IN WEST AFRICA IN 2018 The first four months of 2018 (January-April) saw a substantial increase in the number of people ...