West Africa, Gulf of Guinea – Security Risk Caution and Guidance for Vessels and Owners

Τhere have recently been reports of a security breach in the Maritime Trade Information Sharing Centre, Gulf of Guinea (MTISC-GoG), resulting in information being leaked to individuals with the intent and capability to launch hijackings in West Africa. The Standard P&I Club informs that this breach has not yet been formally confirmed, however it is strongly advised that…

BIMCO issues Cyber Security Guidelines for Ships

BIMCO, together with other leading shipping organisations, has today launched a set of guidelines to help the global shipping industry prevent major safety, environmental and commercial issues that could result from a cyber incident onboard a ship. The cyber guidelines launched today are a first for the shipping industry, developed by international shipping associations, comprising…