Developments in Pirate Trends and Tactics

04/01/2011
By Karsten Von Hoesslin, Senior Analyst, Risk Intelligence Strategic Insights, No. 28 (November 2010) 04/01/2011 - Evidenced in other parts of the world, particularly in South East Asia, piracy that adapts to countermeasures and re-strategizes is always the most effective. Somali pirates have proven to be no different in terms of…

Going the Extra Mile

04/01/2011
Providing for Maritime Safety and Security: Going the Extra Mile An Interview With Rémi Julien, President and CEO of SIGNALIS (By Murielle Delaporte) 04/01/2011 - At Euronaval in October 2010, Second Line of Defense’s Murielle Delaporte interviewed Rémi Julien when he was the CEO of Sofrelog, but the interview focused…

African Partnership Solution

11/05/2010
From Global War on Terrorism to Grass-Roots Maritime Security By Sebastian Bruns, Assistant Analyst, Risk Intelligence Sebastian Bruns is an Assistant Analyst for Risk Intelligence and works on naval strategy and maritime geopolitics. He holds a Masters in North American Studies and is a PhD candidate at the University of…

Haiti: Redefining Port Security

02/24/2010
In the wake of disaster: How the Haiti earthquake is likely to redefine the notion of port security by Tim Martin, Deaken University This article is posted with the permission of Risk Intelligence, which published it in its latest Issue of Strategic Insights (January 2010). *** [caption id="attachment_4913" align="alignnone" width="280"…

Maritime Security in Europe: The Adriatic-Ionian Initiative as Part of the Puzzle

02/08/2010
By Harry Syringas (Sldinfo research staff) hs@sldinfo.com According to the Assembly of the Western European Union’s assessment on the risks and threats of the maritime situation in Europe, among the maritime nations of the European Union, coastal regions account for over 40% of Europe's GDP while roughly 90 % of…

Business as Usual in Bangladesh: The Global Armed Robbery Hotspot

01/04/2010
A Guide to MaRisk: Risk Intelligence’s online threat monitoring solution, MaRisk, uses zoomable maps with multiple icons for more enhanced threat classification. Please refer to the reference chart for MaRisk icons in order to better utilize the accompanied maps. The World Third "Hottest" Hotspot Bangladesh is the third highest-ranking country for…

A European Union focus on Maritime Surveillance

12/08/2009
The European Union has for a number of years been focusing on ways to enhance what the US calls “Maritime Domain Awareness” via increased collaboration among relevant stakeholders.  As European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Joe Borg commented: "For maritime surveillance to work as well as it can, it…

The Challenge of Maritime Security in a Globalized World: The Case of Securing the Suez Canal

11/09/2009
The Danish firm Risk Intelligence provides regular assessments and consulting services to support governments and maritime firms in providing for enhanced maritime security. In their regular subscription publication Strategic Insights, the firm provides assessments of maritime security challenges and approaches to dealing with those challenges. The CEO of the firm,…