Piracy: Risks moving from Africa to Asia

Although there has been good progress tackling piracy in both East and West Africa, ensuring global attacks declined for a fourth year in a row last year, it continues to thrive elsewhere.

International: The state of piracy

With the nature of the piracy threat constantly evolving, John Thompson looks at the role of private maritime security companies in mitigating the risk

Piracy: Safer seas

With a more stable Somalia and improved maritime security, will the downward trend in piracy attacks continue, or will incidents in East African and South-East Asian waters ensure rough seas in future?

Interview: Hugo Wynn-Williams: Steadying the ship

Amid the ongoing economic downturn and the constant threat of piracy, Thomas Miller chairman Hugo Wynn-Williams explains how the protection & indemnity sector is navigating the choppy waters.

Piracy: Has the tide turned?

Piracy off the coast of Somalia has dropped significantly since last year – bringing insurance premiums down with it – but what’s behind the decline, and how can it be sustained?

IUMI 2012 preview: The agenda

Despite positives for the sector, including a reduction in piracy, this year's International Union of Marine Insurance conference in San Diego looks set to be dominated by the loss of the Costa Concordia.

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