Cargo misappropriation gives rise to claims that routinely run to millions of dollars. Yet the drivers and mechanisms of misappropriation, and the ways potential victims can mitigate the risks, are not always understood.
West Africa faces many security challenges, piracy amongst them. Piracy attacks occur frequently across the Gulf of Guinea – but the greatest concentration is in Nigerian waters.
Over the last 20 years and more, tracking the movements of individual ships has changed considerably. It has become easier in some ways thanks to the development of web-based platforms, but, for every action there is an opposite reaction.
The French have a saying, “plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose”. It means, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Over the last 12 months or so, we have been receiving a growing number of requests from clients.
Late last year we were invited by a shipowner to provide a DFENCE system for testing in Denmark by Guardian-srm, an independent security risk management company founded by former members of Denmark’s elite special operations force (SOF), the Jaeger Corps (Jægerkorpset).
Gray Page is participating in ICIC 2018, at Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire, 11th-12th June. James Wilkes is speaking in Session 2: ‘Back to the Future’.
In March this year, the Commercial Court provided clarification on the proper construction of All Risks marine cargo cover.
Gray Page is delighted that our DFENCE anti-piracy barrier has been shortlisted for IHS Markit’s Safety at Sea Awards 2018. The DFENCE system has been shortlisted for Best Security Product or Service of the Year,…