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Press Article: Maritime Security in the wake of COVID-19
News & Insights 24 June 2020
Brett Hosking and Akshat Arora, of the Standard Club, remind the shipping sector that it cannot ignore security in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
With attention focused on Covid-19, it is easy to forget that there are many other issues that ship owners are facing, not least maritime security. The spate of attacks and kidnappings off West Africa in the past few weeks alone should serve as a stark warning that while the world may be gripped by the worst global flu outbreak in a hundred years, the threat of piracy and armed robbery has not gone away.
For the full article please see page 16 of the pdf from the Maritime Risk International website which can be found in the attachment box. This is also available on the MRI website.