Professional indemnity insurer International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) is urging ship brokers and managers to check the terms of their charterparty agreements closely before signing, in order to avoid costly mistakes further
NOVEMBER 28, 2017 — At least some of the crew and armed guards of the antipiracy ship Seaman Guard Ohio, operated by privately-owned, U.S. headquartered AdvanFort, are now being released from Indian
NOVEMBER 27, 2017 — The Times of India reports that the Madurai bench of the Madras high court today acquitted all 35 crew members and guards of the anti-piracy ship Seaman Guard
APRIL 3, 2017 — India’s Directorate General of Shipping (DGS) has confirmed that pirates have hijacked an Indian cargo ship with 11 crew members on board, according to the Times of India.
FEBRUARY 17, 2014 — Fire from armed guards aboard the 3,527 dwt RO/RO cargo vessel Andrea successfully deterred a pirate attack off the coast of Somalia last week. According to a NATO
APRIL 9, 2013 — Even though ransoms paid to Somali pirates fell to an estimated $31.75 million in 2012 – an 80.1 percent decline on the $159.62 million paid the previous year
MARCH 18, 2013 — The Indian Supreme Court has extended travel restrictions on Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini for another week. This apparently flagrant breach of the norms of diplomatic immunity is the
According to the UK P&I Club, Egypt has made changes to its regulations governing the carriage weapons and armed guards on foreign flagged vessels transiting Egyptian waters. The Egyptian Government forbids the