OBP strives to produce objective, well-researched studies on a number of topics related to piracy and maritime security. Below you will find our body of work.
|12/12/13||Featured Story: Piracy in West Africa
This week OBP would like to shift your attention to the west coast of Africa and discuss piracy in the Gulf of Guinea region. Recently receiving more international attention due to the high level of attacks, the waters off the coast of West Africa are some of the most...
|Featured Story||Liza Kane-Hartnett|
|1/21/14||Shipping Industry, Hit by Somali Pirates, Meets in London to Boost Jobs in Somalia
LONDON, UK: 21st January, 2014: Per Gullestrup, whose Danish-operated ship was hijacked by Somali pirates for several weeks, is to be joined this Thursday 23rd January at a meeting in London, by other shippers and...
|Featured Story||Anna Bowden|
|4/29/14||OBP West Africa: About Us
Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) launched its West African Piracy project in 2012 to help address the continuing piracy challenge centered on the Gulf of Guinea. The OBP staff has utilized lessons learned from OBP’s engagement on Somali piracy to better comprehend the unique...
|Featured Story||Gregory Clough and Timothy Schommer|
|1/22/15||Information Sharing in East and West Africa
In response to the continued challenges of piracy and maritime crime occuring off both East and West Africa, a number of initiatives have been developed both regionally and internationally. Among the most prominent initiatives are the International Information Sharing...
|4/29/14||West Africa Information Sharing
In response to the continued challenges of piracy and armed robbery in West Africa, a number of initiatives have been developed both regionally and internationally. Among the most prominent initiatives are the International Information Sharing Centers that are currently...
|Infographic||Gregory Clough and Timothy Schommer|
|11/5/13||Oceans Beyond Piracy: An Overview
Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) is a project of the One Earth Future Foundation, a self-funded, non-profit organization based near Denver, Colorado, USA. OBP was launched in 2010 with the mission of assisting in the development of a sustainable, long-term solution to maritime...
|10/1/14||OBP notes a worrying spread of STS Oil Theft in SE Asia||Infographic||Matt Walje|
|1/1/12||Introduction to Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs)
In 2011, the number of vessels transiting the Indian Ocean employing onboard private armed security teams increased dramatically, motivating Flag State governments, the shipping industry and international naval forces to address their usage. In order to help to clarify...
|8/1/13||Community Mobilization and Criminal Organizations: Eyl, Somalia
Somali Pirates are organized criminal actors, who operate in a similar fashion to armed groups. In the town of Eyl, Somalia, a multi-stakeholder program - involving Clan elders, religious leaders, local businessmen, and the population, - used a strategy of community...
|12/11/14||Brochure on the CGPCS Technical Sub-Group on Maritime Situational Awareness in the Western Indian Ocean
Introdoctory brochure of the CGPCS Technical Subgroup on Maritime Situational Awareness in the Western Indian Ocean. Analysis of future information sharing requirements in the maritime domain of the Western Indian Ocean.
|Infographic||Jens Vestergaard Madsen|