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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 existing company security awareness programme.

Cyber Security
The ‘Be cyber aware at sea’ web site is recognised as a useful tool to assist in raising awareness. Each IMCA security bulletin refers the reader to one of the ‘Be cyber aware at sea’ poster and video campaigns, in this bulletin it is ‘Check your email – is there something PHISHY going on?’ – look out for misspellings and errors in grammar in phishing emails.

The ‘Be cyber aware at sea’ web site has a very informative video recommended for your viewing, available here.

Members may also wish to see:

Traditional Security
Links to recent security related information:

  • ReCAAP Q3 report on Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships in Asia (Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia) document here
  • DNK IOC Monthly Threat Assessment – November 2020 document here
  • DNK IOC Monthly Threat Assessment – December 2020 document here
  • DNK IOC intelligence report (INTREP) – Methane Princess K&R Attack offshore Nigeria 27 November document here
  • Combined Maritime Forces Industry Releasable Threat Assessment (IRTA) December 2020 for Red Sea, Bab al Mandeb Strait (BAM), Gulf of Aden (GOA) and Western Indian Ocean document here
IMCA Contact

Nicholas Hough
Consultant - Safety and Security

Information Note Details

Published date: 17 December 2020
Information note ID: 1546


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