Thursday, 28th June 2018

Maritime global security

The International Group, in partnership with shipping industry associations, have launched three new counter-piracy guidance and related maritime security publications for shipping companies, company security officers, ships’ masters and seafarers. The release of this new guidance should help companies and mariners to risk assess voyages and mitigate external threats to their safety.


Global Counter Piracy Guidance for Companies, Masters and Seafarers is a new publication containing guidance on piracy and armed robbery that can be used by mariners around the world.

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BMP5: Best Management Practices to Deter Piracy and Enhance Maritime Safety in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea.

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Edition III of the Guidelines for Owners, Operators and Masters for protection against piracy and armed robbery in the Gulf of Guinea region.

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A new industry-sponsored website dedicated to providing additional maritime security information can be accessed by visiting:

https://www.maritimeglobalsecurity.org

15 Jan 2019

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea – Enforcement of UN, U.S. and EU Sanctions

The International Group has issued guidance to shipowners highlighting the risk of entering into activities with DPRK interests in breach of international sanctions.
11 Jan 2019

Joint Industry Guidelines for carriage of DVB in containers

Joint industry Guidelines for the carriage of Divinylbenzene (DVB) in containers have been published by CINS (the Cargo Incident Notification System), the International Group of P&I Clubs and the TT Club.