Italian marines trial a test case for maritime sector

Enrica Lexie marines get court date

Indian court to hear the case next week.  Court to hear Italian marines case on August 27 New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday fixed August

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somali pirates

Pirate arrest pleases Seychelles

Garfanji responsible for the hijacking of the Seychellois fishing boat, FV Aride.  Seychelles rejoicing the arrest of Somali pirate Mohamed Garfanji responsible for the kidnapping

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7 Indians missing off Oman coast, may have been kidnapped by pirates

Indian hostages cause concern

Indian government highlights hostages’ plight. Captivity of Indians ‘a searing impact of Arab instability’ New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday expressed concern over

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IMB warns of cyber threat

Cyber crime is the next big area of concern for shipping. IMB: Guard against threat of cyber attacks The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is calling

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Vinalines warns of rising piracy in Asia

Recent hijackings causing shipping companies concern. Vinalines warns of rising piracy in Southeast Asia Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) warned its affiliates to remain vigilant

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Act on shore to eradicate piracy

Recent tanker hijackings highlight risk. Action ashore needed to eradicate piracy Incidents in S-E Asian waters show that menace is not restricted to West African

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Maritime crime and its effects

Conference seeks new approaches to tackle maritime crime and piracy. Conference: Maritime Crime and the Effects on Growth and Development in the African Region’ 7

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NIMASA & Nigerian Air Force join fo

Piracy and oil theft prompt new moves by NIMASA. NIMASA, Air Force showcases aircraft to monitor crime-infested waters Nigeria’s military on Tuesday took the wraps

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Port Developments

Security on the cheap

Could drones offer port security? Security on the cheap New cost effective unmanned vehicles could be perfect for port operations, finds Stevie Knight It is

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Guyana: Must use vessel monitoring

Spate of pirate attacks on fishermen prompts move. Fishermen must install monitoring systems or be refused a licence – Minister Ramsammy- to help minimize piracy

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Drum Cussac snip to square

Rcapital invests in Drum Cussac

UK PMSC receives new investment. Rcapital invests in Drum Cussac Rcapital, the private London based investor, has made a material growth investment in Drum Cussac,

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Yacht rescued in Gulf of Aden

Despite warning to yachts to avoid the area, French craft suffers engine failure. French yacht rescued in Gulf of Aden While on patrol against piracy

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Police investigate high seas shooting

Horrific video only clue to high seas murders. Fiji police investigate high seas shooting video MICHAEL FIELD AND FAIRFAX A cellphone left behind in a

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Piracy Gets Lucrative Again

Increase in tanker hijackings in S.E. Asia and West Africa. Piracy Gets Lucrative Again Recently there was another piracy incident near the Malacca Strait. On

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