.. Pirates ..

At the beginning of the new millennium, pirates cast a shadow of fear and misery over today’s seafarers.. With a staggering increase of 30% over the previous year, piracy is now worse than ever before.. In 1999 320 merchant ships were attacked – mainly in the waters of S.E.-Asia… This past year pirates attacked hundreds of large […]

.. Fraud ..

Fraud is undermining maritime trade today. No one knows the full extent of the problem.. And no one seems to care. For its very internationality is both the strength and the weakness of the maritime industry. There are no international bodies that can act, and national governments are only quick to pass the bucket. “Super-sleuth […]