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Whitepaper: Shipping operations in the Persian Gulf

Shipping operations in the Persian Gulf

The attacks against tankers off Fujairah in May and in the Gulf of Oman in June had a direct impact on the threat to shipping operations in the Persian Gulf. More recently, a crude oil tanker reported harassment by Iranian naval boats, an apparent retaliation after a tanker carrying oil from Iran had been seized off Gibraltar.

Risk Intelligence has published a whitepaper which examines the events leading up to these incidents and provides a short analysis of the current situation. Several scenarios outline the potential impact on shipping operations in the Persian Gulf over the coming months, highlighting the need for contingency plans and relevant mitigation measures. These are needed for individual vessels, but also necessary on the company level and should be based on a comprehensive security risk assessment, including relevant threats, vulnerabilities and consequences.

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Monthly Intelligence Reports

Risk Intelligence also captures all the incidents in the month and summarizes the situation in a Monthly Intelligence Report. The information covers the Persian Gulf and other high risk areas and may prove useful for company reporting and internal briefings Follow the link and learn more about the  subscription to Risk Intelligence’s new Monthly Intelligence Reports.