Cyprus Flag Administration updates list of approved Private Ship Security Contractors (PSSC) 6 July 2018

  (www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Cyprus DMS has published an updated list of approved private ship security contractors in accordance with Section 84 of the Protection of Cyprus Ships Against Acts of Piracy and Other Unlawful Acts Law 2012. The updated list of contractors certified under Section 22(1) of the law is available on the department’s website. The…

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Maritime Industry releases the Global Counter Piracy Guidance

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Piracy and armed robbery at sea is an organised and persistent criminal activity prevalent in many parts of the world. Attackers are often aggressive and subject their victims to violence and ill treatment. Ships have been hijacked, either for a ransom payment for the release of captive seafarers, theft of cargo or both. Some seafarers…

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Maritime Industry releases BMP5 guidance for Maritime Security Issues

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Maritime Cyprus welcomes the announcement of the publication of BMP5. This document have and will continue to contribute to the security and safety of merchant shipping  transiting the High Risk Areas off the Horn of Africa. BMP5 continues to strongly encourage shipping operators to register their transits with EU NAVFOR MSCHOA and to follow the…

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ReCAAP Piracy and Armed Robbery Information Sharing Centre, April 2018 Report

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) is the first regional government-to-government agreement to promote and enhance cooperation against piracy and armed robbery in Asia. The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre posted a its April 2018 report concerning piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asian waters. A total…

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Cyprus Flag Administration updates list of approved Private Ship Security Contractors (PSSC) 13 March 2018

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Cyprus DMS has published an updated list of approved private ship security contractors in accordance with Section 84 of the Protection of Cyprus Ships Against Acts of Piracy and Other Unlawful Acts Law 2012. The updated list of contractors certified under Section 22(1) of the law is available on the department’s website. The contractors…

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