VLCC Tanker Attacked near Yemen

A VLCC tanker owned by a Saudi Arabian shipping group was attacked on the 3rd April, south west of the port of Hodeidah in Yemen, in international waters. “The VLCC (very large crude carrier) suffered only minor damage and there were no injuries to our

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Private Yacht Pursued by Pirates off Yemen

Pirate skiffs were scared away from a private yacht off Yemen when Japanese and Pakistani warships came into view. An Australian couple, Lachin and Louise Turner, and their daughter 11 and son 4, were sailing off Yemen as part of a round-the-world tour when they

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Maritime Piracy Round Up | February 2018

There has been a significant increase in reports of maritime piracy related incidents in February 2018. West Africa in particular has seen a number of merchant ships experience aggressive encounters with pirate vessels.. The Horn of Africa has also been experiencing increased reports of suspicious

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Regal Maritime Solutions Win at Counter Terror Awards 2018

Regal Maritime Solutions recognised for excellence in the transport security sector at the inaugural Counter Terror Awards 2018. The first ever Counter Terror Awards were held this week at the Security & Counter Terror Expo. Regal Maritime Solutions were shortlisted for the Transport Security Award,

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HRA Piracy Round Up for Jan 2018

January 2018 has seen over 20 reported piracy related incidents Piracy related incidents in the HRA of the Indian Ocean, Gulf of Aden and the south of the Red Sea have largely consisted of suspicious approaches from unidentified vessels. The vigilance of the crew and

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