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Following is a list of information notes tagged 'Security'

Interim Industry Transit Advice, Southern Red Sea/Gulf of Aden – 5 February 2024

Houthi forces in Yemen have continued to attack international shipping in the Southern Red Sea, the Bab el Mandeb, and the Gulf of Aden. Since Houthi forces hijacked a car carrier on 19 November 2023, they have committed further attacks on shipping. The Houthi forces continue to demand vessels to



Interim Industry Transit Advice, Southern Red Sea/Gulf of Aden – 15 December 2023

The Joint Industry Security Group (JISG) of industry associations (BIMCO, the International Chamber of Shipping, CLIA, INTERCARGO, INTERTANKO, OCIMF and IMCA) has issued the following UPDATED interim industry transit advice relating to the southern Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. Situation Threat considerations Routing considerations Vessel hardening considerations Considerations



Interim Industry Transit Advice, Southern Red Sea/Gulf of Aden

The Joint Industry Security Group (JISG) of industry associations (BIMCO, the International Chamber of Shipping, CLIA, INTERCARGO, INTERTANKO, OCIMF and IMCA) have issued interim industry transit advice relating to the southern Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.



Industry Transit Advice, Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman

Industry associations have taken stock of the security situation in the Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, and Sea of Oman and have decided to offer guidance regarding two transit corridors for consideration for Masters, Owners, and Operators. Use of the corridors is not mandatory, and decision should be based on



Loitering Munitions – The Threat to Merchant Ships

The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) has published a useful Information Paper entitled  Loitering Munitions – The Threat to Merchant Ships. It is about drones being used for illegitimate purposes against shipping. As is noted by OCIMF, drones have been used as loitering munitions (LM) to attack merchant ships.



Cybersecurity Briefing

Previously published as 1636 1           Unified Requirements for Cyber Security – E26 and E27 The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has recently published new unified requirements for cyber security: E26 and E27.  These will be mandatory for classed ships and offshore installations contracted for construction on or after 1



Shipping Industry Indian Ocean High Risk Area

The Joint Industry Security Group of Trade Associations, comprising BIMCO, CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association), the International Chamber of Shipping, Intercargo, Intertanko, IMCA and OCIMF (the Oil Companies International Marine Forum) note that on 1 January 2023 the Shipping Industry Indian Ocean High Risk Area (HRA) for piracy will be



Cyber Security Update

Update on IMO’s 2021 Guidelines for Cyber Risk Management For matters relating to HSSE and Maritime Security: [email protected]  For matters relating to Marine Policy and Regulatory Affairs: [email protected] matters relating to Digitalisation: [email protected] Maritime Cyber Security was one of the key themes discussed during the recent London International Shipping Week. 



IMCA Security Bulletin 03/21

The Gulf of Guinea Declaration on the Suppression of Piracy Every person deserves to be safe while carrying out their work, and to be able to return to their homes without being victims of violent crime.  Seafarers deserve no less. In response to growing concerns and increasing attacks in the



IMCA Security Committee Bulletin 02/21

For this briefing we have provided a short update on developments in Mozambique, as well as in the Gulf of Guinea, Arabian Waters, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. Mozambique – continuing civil unrest and insurgency in the north of the country Energy industry activities had been shut down to



IMCA Security Committee Bulletin 01/21

For this briefing we have provided a short update on developments in Mozambique, as well in as the Gulf of Guinea. Mozambique Members will be aware of the deteriorating security situation in the Cabo Delgado of northern Mozambique, offshore of which a number of IMCA members are known to have



IMCA Security Committee Bulletin 04/20

The IMCA Security Committee continues to work to raise awareness of security issues that can potentially harm member companies. Information provided in this regular Security Bulletin is intended to be used by members to either directly pass on to employees or use the material it contains as part of an



IMCA Security Bulletin 03/20

The IMCA HSSE Security Committee is determined to raise awareness of security issues that can potentially harm member companies. Information provided in this regular security bulletin is intended to be used by members to either directly pass on to employees or use the material it contains as part of an

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Cyber security considerations for autonomous and remotely controlled systems

A Brief History of Security Historically, security can be defined as: The state of being free from danger or threat.The safety of a state or organization against criminal activity such as terrorism, theft, or espionage.Procedures followed or measures taken to ensure the security of a state or organization. The definitions

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IMCA security bulletin 02/20

The IMCA Security Committee is determined to raise awareness of security issues that can potentially harm member companies. Information provided in this regular Security Bulletin is intended to be used by members to either directly pass on to employees or use the material it contains as part of an existing

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Piracy and armed robbery – focusing on known ‘hot spots’

This information note prioritises known ‘Hot Spots’ of concern to IMCA Member companies and supplies useful links for security risk management decision making. The IMCA Security Committee recommends the shipping industry’s Maritime Global Security website providing additional guidance and links. South East Asia The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy

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IMCA security bulletin 01/20

The IMCA Security Committee is determined to raise awareness of security issues that can potentially harm member companies.  Information provided in this regular Security Bulletin is intended to be used by members to either directly pass on to employees or use the material it contains as part of an existing

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IMCA security bulletin 04/19

The IMCA Security Committee is determined to raise awareness of security issues that can potentially harm member companies.  Information provided in this regular Security Bulletin is intended to be used by members to either directly pass on to employees or use the material it contains as part of an existing

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IMCA security bulletin 03/19

The IMCA Security Committee is determined to raise awareness of security issues that can potentially harm member companies.  Information provided in this regular Security Bulletin is intended to be used by members to either directly pass on to employees or use the material it contains as part of an existing

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IMCA Security Bulletin 02/19

The IMCA Security Committee is determined to raise awareness of security issues that can potentially harm member companies.  Information provided in this regular Security Bulletin is intended to be used by members to either directly pass on to employees or use the material it contains as part of an existing

This content is only available to members.



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