Steamship Mutual What's New archive from October 2009
Unprecedented Increase in Somali Pirate Activity
Press Release from the International Maritime Bureau reporting on the findings of the IMB Piracy Report for the 3rd quarter.
21 October 2009
Chinese Bulk Carrier Hijacked in Indian Ocean
Two recent attacks show that pirates are now operating at an increased distance off the Somali coast, currently at least up to 700  nautical miles. This item gives the latest report from EU NAVFOR on the bulk carrier "De Xin Hai".
20 October 2009
Laying Up Vessels
Guidelines for Laying up Vessels
Risk Alert no.5 has just been issued and can be viewed and downloaded via this website.
12 October 2009