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India keen on naval exports

Ambitious build projects for the region. India Keen on Naval Exports to Nations in the IOR Government of India, under its Make in India move

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CTF-150 Commander meets with SANDF

South African trip allows cooperation discussions. Commander CTF-150 discusses common maritime security challenges with the South African National Defence Force Commander Combined Task Force (CTF)

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Nigeria oil theft

Nigeria loses N433.62bn annually to oil

100,000 barrels a day going missing. Nigeria loses N433.62bn annually to oil theft – Navy The Nigerian Navy said on Tuesday that the country is

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Libyan Islamist forces bomb ports

Follows Libyan army attacks on airports.  Libyan Islamist forces bomb eastern oil ports BENGHAZI, March 4 (PNA/Xinhua) — Two major oil-ports in eastern Libya Es

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Chinese ship carrying arms held

Huge find by Colombian officials. Colombia detains Cuba-bound Chinese ship carrying arms Colombian officials have detained the captain of a Chinese ship bound for Cuba

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Piracy in Somalia and Nigeria

Piracy in Somalia and Nigeria: From the political protest to a profitable criminal activity Guest Article by Marta Fernández Sebastián, Universidad Complutense de Madrid One

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A boat full of migrants arrives at the Italian island of Lampedusa in April 2011

Crisis in the Mediterranean

Humanitarian crisis on the water. Crisis in the Mediterranean: EU Governments Must Act Before Thousands More Lives Lost, Shipowners to Tell UN Summit Press Release

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Japan and India’s Warming Defense

A response to China’s push into the Indian Ocean. Japan and India’s Warming Defense Ties From defense sales to joint exercises, Tokyo and New Delhi

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US concerned over China tactics

Territorial disputes raise US eyebrows. US voices concern over China’s ‘dramatic’ tactics in South China Sea New Delhi: The US on Tuesday expressed concern over China’s

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A boat full of migrants arrives at the Italian island of Lampedusa in April 2011

IMO must pressure states on migrant boat

More must be done to prevent deaths at sea. EC: IMO must pressure states on migrant boats Girija Shettar The European Commission (EC) has vowed

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Cyber security

Maritime Cyber Security Seminar Underway

Ensuring cyber security. Maritime Cyber Security Seminar Underway By Glynn Cosker The Learning Seminar and Symposium on Maritime Cyber Security, co-sponsored by Rutgers University and American

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Ghana Oil Boom Raises Piracy Specter

Ghana warns ships over AIS

GMA says ships are turning AIS off. Vessels on Ghanaian waters warned against non-communication The Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) has warned that captains of vessels

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Is IS a credible threat to shipping?

After last week’s warnings, scepticism creeps in. Is Islamic State a credible threat to Mediterranean shipping? By Charlie Bartlett from London Recently, British anti-terrorism group Quilliam intercepted a

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PN commits to maritime security

Pakistan now heading Combined Task Force 151. PN vows commitment to regional maritime security From the command of Combined Task Force (CTF-151) and Pakistan Navy’s

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