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US Navy plans railguns, lasers on ships

Laser to be upgraded from 30Kw to 100Kw. US Navy plans to upgrade powerful railguns, laser weapons on ships by 2020 By Darwin Malicdem The United

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Firm charged over payment linked to N. K

Cargo included two MiG-21 jet fighters, anti-tank rockets as well as SA-2 and SA-3 Russian surface-to-air missile systems Firm charged over payment linked to N.

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Govt’s Culpability in Crude Oil Theft

2014 report highlighted scale of problem. Govt’s Culpability in Crude Oil Theft The recent ban on 113 vessels from Nigerian territorial waters by President Muhammadu

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14th new vessel for Indian Coast Guard

Six more Fast Patrol Vessels due. Cochin Shipyard delivers fourteenth FPV to the Indian Coast Guard ahead of schedule CSL delivered the fourteenth of the

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Is Southeast Asia really a piracy hot sp

Call for enhanced security in the Singapore Straits. Is Southeast Asia really a piracy hot spot? Sam Bateman A recent piece by Elliot Brennan (Southeast

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MPHRP announces new head

In future, MPHRP’s humanitarian assistance will widen its scope. MPHRP announces new head under ISWAN Girija Shettar Tom Holmer, former head of the International Transport

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ASEAN to discuss maritime security

Ongoing hijackings highlight region’s issues. Special ASEAN meeting to discuss maritime security in South China Sea A special defence cooperation meeting involving ASEAN member countries,

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Asean must not overlook regional respons

There may be a need for the grouping to choose between China and the US. Asean must not overlook regional responsibility, says analyst Asean member

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Govt Depts Scuttled Anti-Maritime Crimes

The demise of PICOMMS in Nigeria. PICOMSS: How Feuding Govt Depts Scuttled Anti-Maritime Crimes Agency By Senator Iroegbu The Federal Government may have unwittingly shot

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Migrants ‘attacked’ at sea

Worrying new development for refugees. Migrants ‘attacked’ at sea between Greece and Turkey Athens (AFP) – Migrants trying to sail from Turkey to Greece are

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SFO investigates Soma Oil & Gas

Allegations of corruption in Somalia. Serious Fraud Office investigating oil firm Soma BY MICHAEL HOLDEN AND DRAZEN JORGIC Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has launched a criminal

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Nigerian oil thieves busted

Thieves and illegally refineries found. JTF arrests 18 suspected oil thieves, destroys 31 illegal refineries The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta, “Operation

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Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean

Coastal security in India: 75 ports have

Lack of security raises concerns. Coastal security in India: 75 ports have ‘zero’ security Posted by: Vicky Nanjappa Bengaluru, Aug 3: It appears that India

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Italy CG rescues 1,800 migrants

More migrants rescued, five bodies found. Italy coast guard rescues 1,800 sea migrants, five found dead REUTERS/ANTONIO PARRINELLO Italy’s coast guard said about 1,800 migrants

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