Rare circumstances allowed local residents to participate in the cargo theft of the MSC Napoli along the beaches of the Lyme Bay in the UK.

MSC Napoli: Theft in the English Channel

Rare circumstances allowed local residents to participate in the cargo theft of the MSC Napoli along the beaches of the Lyme Bay in the UK. No matter where you are traveling in the ocean, unforeseen events are always possible. This includes traveling through the narrow English Channel which receives 500-600 vessels of traffic each day….

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Learn about cargo theft and how your can protect your shipments from it.

What is Cargo Theft and How Can You Protect Your Shipments?

Learn about cargo theft and how your can protect your shipments from it. Cargo theft is a large financial danger to your imports. In 2018 the average value of stolen goods per incident was $142,342 and there were around 600 incidents in the U.S. and Canada. This threat to your shipment is always present, but…

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Cargo theft is rarely reported on in the United States. Learn about cargo theft and how prominent it is in the United States.

5 Things to Know About Cargo Theft in the United States

Learn about cargo theft and how prominent it is in the United States. Cargo theft is rarely reported on in the United States. However, this type of crime affects many shipping companies and importers/exporters in America. Trucks are a primary way of transporting cargo across the country and attract the wrong type of attention. While…

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The Labor Day weekend brings a higher rate of cargo theft. Protect yourself with marine insurance.

Labor Day Weekend Brings an Increased in Cargo Theft Activity

Although the risk of cargo theft is present throughout any supply chain during any time of the year, there is a marked increase around the Labor Day holiday weekend. Everybody loves a holiday weekend, unfortunately for us, so do thieves. In fact, historically, holiday weekends come with an increase in the amount of cargo theft…

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The history of piracy has been a part of maritime activities since time immemorial, but did you know it's as prevalent today? Find out more.

A Brief History of Piracy: Volume 1

For today’s oceangoing public to better understand and mitigate the threat of the pirates, it might help to better understand the history of piracy.   The history of piracy has struck fear into the hearts of maritime workers since time immemorial. So long as there have been ships at sea carrying cargo worth plundering, pirates…

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Be aware of Cargo Theft over the Thanksgiving weekend.

Cargo Theft – Keep a Watchful Eye this Thanksgiving

The holiday season can mark an increase in the risk of Cargo Theft during a company’s supply chain. It is important to watch out and be prepared in order to protect your goods and your investment. All supply chains are complex and diverse. The complexity of a supply chain and its security parameters often permit gaps…

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