Angola: new naval powerhouse?

Huge expansion of navy planned.  Angola: West Africa’s new naval powerhouse? By Cassie Blombaum, Guardian Global Resources The powers that be in Luanda are apparently

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Exercise Cutlass Express 2015

Exercise Cutlass Express 2015 Nations Meet to Finalize Plans By Lt. Cheryl A. Collins SIMON’S TOWN, South Africa Maritime professionals from South and East Africa, Europe,

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Hostages survive it all

Asphalt Venture hostages are gradually integrating back into society.  Hostages survives it all DC | S.N.V. Sudhir Visakhapatnam: Bhimsen Singh, 45, who was held by Somalia

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Pirates, Oil Thieves Threatening Lives

NIMASA boss claims lack of prosecutions leaves staff at risk. Nigeria: Pirates, Oil Thieves Threatening Our Lives – NIMASA Boss By Godfrey Bivbere DIRECTOR General

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US Navy ships collide in Gulf

Incident occurred during STS operation. Two US Navy Vessels Collide in the Gulf of Aden By Jack Moore Two US Naval supply ships have collided in

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US Doubling minesweepers in gulf

Iran claims military drill not message

Annual exercise sees Iran rattle sabres. Iran claims U.S. military drill “not a message” By Umid Niayesh – Trend: The US and its allies held

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Patrol vessels win green light

Six new patrol boats for Pakistan Navy. Maritime security: Patrol vessels win green light By Shahbaz Rana ISLAMABAD: The government on Wednes­day withdrew its objections over a

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Indonesia holds 200 Malaysians

Crackdown on IUU fishing takes effect. Indonesia holds 200 Malaysians in crackdown on illegal fishing BY KANUPRIYA KAPOOR (Reuters) - Indonesia on Wednesday detained 200 Malaysians found

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Managing Indo-Pacific Crises

Reducing regional tensions becomes focus. Is there a multilateral mechanism that could manage air and maritime encounters in a tense region? By Koh Swee Lean Collin

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Operation Manitou

Warship in huge heroin haul

HMAS Toowoomba in second big drugs bust. Combined Maritime Forces Ship Swoops in on Narcotics Smugglers A Royal Australian Navy warship operating under the Pakistan-led

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Iranian Warships Berth in Djibouti

Anti-piracy patrol makes port visit.  Iranian Warships Berth in Djibouti The Iranian Navy’s 32nd fleet of warships dispatched to the high seas berthed in Djibouti

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US, Japan, Australia boost cooperation

Closer ties to boost maritime security. US, Japan, Australia Boost Maritime Cooperation The leaders of the three countries met on the sidelines of the 2014

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Indian Navy

New naval security hub ready

New centre to oversee maritime threats. New naval security hub ready for action in Gurgaon The nerve centre of the country’s maritime security domain will

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Indonesia declares war on IUU fishing

Measures could include sinking illegal vessels. Jokowi declares war on illegal fishing Responding to rampant illegal fishing in the country’s territorial waters, President Joko “Jokowi”

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