1. No significant events to report this week.
2. Headline news has been the decision by the directors of the Security Association for the Maritime Industry Ltd (SAMI) to put the company into voluntary liquidation.
3. The Maritime Information Exchange Vessel Operators’ Meeting (MIEVOM) was held in Dubai on 21 Apr 16, with 69 attendees representing ship owners /operators, Private Maritime Security Companies, shipping agents and other organisations with an interest in regional maritime security.