Cyprus Flag Administration updates list of approved Private Ship Security Contractors (PSSC) Aug 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 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, 3rd Quarter Report Jan – Sept 2017

(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 summary of incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asian waters during the third…

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(New) Maritime Security Transit Corridor for Gulf of Aden, Bab-el-Mandeb and the Southern Red Sea announced

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Recent attacks against merchant shipping in the Gulf of Aden and Bab Al Mandeb have highlighted the risks associated with transiting these waters.  The multiple types of risks and the broad expanse of ocean on which these attacks can occur dictate that Naval Forces must be used in the most efficient manner possible.  To…

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ReCAAP Piracy and Armed Robbery Information Sharing Centre, 1st Quarter Report January – March 2017

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 summary of incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asian waters during the first quarter…

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