Category Archives: Piracy


Shipwreck thieves show importance of legitimate diving rules

October 7, 2014

If your company abides by commercial diving insurance laws, it’s a sign that you are a legitimate business worth trusting and know how to safely conduct a search. In May, the Telegraph reported on the case of two British men who illegally stole artifacts from a shipwreck site off of the coast of Dover.  At a glance,… Continue Reading »


Sonangol Confirms Tanker Still Missing Off Angola

January 25, 2014

Angolan state oil firm Sonangol on Friday confirmed reports that a tanker it had chartered had disappeared off the coast of the West African country. The owners of the Liberian-flagged MT Kerala, Greece-based Dynacom, said on Wednesday it suspected that the tanker had been hijacked by pirates. If confirmed, the attack would be the most… Continue Reading »


Marine operations piracy conference set for September

July 17, 2009

LONDON — The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) Piracy and Offshore Security Conference will be held at the aptly named “Action Stations” at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard on September 15 and 16. Ship owners, operators and charterers, offshore installation owners and operators, ship and offshore security officers, port and terminal operators, insurers, government… Continue Reading »

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