More companies pass security certification

Six more companies have passed through the Security Association for the Maritime Industry’s (SAMI) Certification programme. The programme carries out stringent due diligent checks, assessing a range of the company’s operations, to ensure compliance with a range of minimum standards and the checks are in line with guidelines issued by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). […]

SOS welcomes recommendation that combined naval operations be extended beyond 2014

The SOS SaveOurSeafarers campaign has welcomed the UK House of Lords Select Committee for External Affairs Report which contains a series of recommendations on how to curb piracy off the coast of Somalia. These include the continued use of naval warships to tackle piracy under EUNAVFOR’s ongoing anti-piracy operation Operation Atalanta. Commenting on today’s recommendations, […]