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Master Dies During Bulker Fire

The Greek-flagged Bulk Carrier, ORE SUDBURY caught on fire in the late evening hours of November the 21st while anchored at the port Itaguai.

Nov 25 2019

Brazilian Bulk Carrier Runs Aground on Amazon Sandbank

The Brazilian-flagged Bulk Carrier, HB TUCUNARE ran aground during the afternoon hours of October the 13th while transiting through the Amazon estuary.

Oct 16 2019

Bulk Carrier Crashes into Pier at the Port of Imbituba, Brazil

The Panama-flagged Bulk Carrier, BUNUN ACE collided with a pier during the afternoon of October the 1st while attempting to moor at the port of Imbituba, Brazil.

Oct 02 2019

Bulk Carriers Collide in Brazil's Itaqui Port

Two vessels collided during the afternoon of September the 29th while engaged in maneuvres at the port of Itaqui, located in Northeastern Brazil near the city of Sao Luis.

Oct 01 2019

Cracks on FPSO off the Coast of Brazil Prompt Crew Evacuation - Oil Spill Detected

Cracks have begun to appear on the hull of the Bahama-flagged FPSO, CICADE DO RIO DE JAINEIRO according to vessel operator, MODEC.

Aug 27 2019

Fatal Accident onboard Bulk Carrier – 2 Dead, 3 Injured

The Marshall Islands-flagged Bulk Carrier, AP DUBRAVA had to interrupt her transit through the South Atlantic after a fatal accident on board the vessel saw two seafarers lose their lives.

Jul 19 2019

Vessel Robbed at Macapa Anchorage, Brazil - May 31st 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after a vessel was robbed at Macapa Anchorage, Brazil.

Jun 03 2019

Pirates Board Vessel in Macapa Anchorage, Brazil - March 10th 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after pirates attempted to rob a vessel anchored at Macapa Anchorage, Brazil

Mar 14 2019

Environmental Disaster in Brazil - Ship Owner Faces Potential £10 Million Fine

A large spill was detected in the port of Santos, Brazil. The spill, which local authorities believe to be fertiliser-based, allegedly originated from the Cyprus-flagged bulk carrier, Rook.

Jan 17 2019

Pirates Attack Containership off the Coast of Brazil - Authorities Discover Over 400 Kilos of Cocaine Onboard

Danish containership, Cap San Marco, was attacked and boarded by pirates, early in the morning of December the 2nd, as it was approaching the port of Santos, Brazil.

Dec 03 2018


Security 2.0 - Countering Pirates in the Age of Automation

Vlad I. Sutea
Intelligence Analyst

In order to remain competitive and efficient, the maritime sector is spearheading innovation in virtually all aspects related to seafaring. Automation, Artificial Intelligence and Digitalization will all come to play a major role in the Industry’s future. Regardless of where you stand on the human versus automation debate, the course is set for greater automation in shipping, and while traditional pirates are unlikely to trade their AK- 47s for keyboards,  existing crime syndicates operating in cyberspace are likely to spill over into the seven seas.

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