Swift action needed in Asia hijackings

Recent spate of hijackings causing concern in shipping industry. The need for swift action on Southeast Asian pirate hijackings By Marcus Hand from Singapore Sometimes

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Don't Pay the Pirates

Why fighting pirates is crucial

Pirates may seem like a remote threat, but they affect security in myriad ways.  Why fighting pirates in African waters is crucial to our security

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Siphoning Incidents SE Asia Map

ReCAAP report on SE Asia hijackings

Reporting agency issues special report on hijackings for fuel cargo theft.  ReCAAP Special Report on Incidents of Siphoning of Fuel/Oil at Sea in Asia THE

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Navy Arrests 6 For Impersonation

Impersonation of Navy personnel a problem in Nigeria. Navy Arrests 6 For Impersonation In Lagos The Nigerian Navy ship, NNS Wey, Navy Town, Lagos, has arrested six

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Over six tons of hashish found concealed onboard a dhow by HMAS Darwin’s boarding team.

HMAS Darwin leaves on a high!

Hugely successful tour with CTF-150 for Royal Australian Navy ship. HMAS Darwin leaves on a high! HMAS Darwin has completed her highly successful deployment to

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ITS MIMBELLI port visit to Dar es Salaam

NATO ship works with Tanzanian Navy

Visit to enhance cooperation and regional anti-piracy training.  NATO counter-piracy warship cooperates with the Tanzanian Navy Last week, NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD warship ITS

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ESPS Navarra joins EU NAVFOR

Spanish vessel makes its second deployment with Operation Atalanta. Spanish frigate ESPS joins EU counter piracy forces off Somalia On Tuesday 22 July 2014 Spanish

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India, Japan and US naval exercises

Maritime security cooperation crucial in the region. India, Japan and US naval ships to start joint exercises Tokyo: The US, India and Japan are set to

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IMB issues mid-year piracy report

Concern over hijackings for cargo theft in SE Asia remains.  IMB reports worrying trend of small tanker hijacks in Southeast Asian waters The Piracy Reporting

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Iranian Navy

Iran’s 31st Fleet sets sail

Country’s navy continues anti-piracy mission, protecting assets.  Iran Dispatches New Flotilla to High Seas Iran’s Navy on Wednesday deployed its 31st fleet of warships to

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Nigerian Pirates

Nigeria: Pirates, JTF in Gun Duel

Pirates attack oil rig, hoping to steal heavy weapons from patrol boat. Nigeria: Sea Pirates Engage JTF in Gun Duel BY OSA OKHOMINA Suspected sea

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Pirates kidnap 3 in offshore Nigeria attack

Nigerian Navy upgraded in terror fight

Naval logistics to be upgraded in wake of war on Boko Haram, insurgency. Terrorism: FG to upgrade Oghara Naval Logistics Command —Obanikoro  BY Godwin Oghre

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US air patrol helps Dominican Republic

Maritime surveillance patrols used in the fight against drug smugglers. U.S. deploys air patrol craft to help Dominican Republic Santo Domingo. – At the Dominican

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Bayelsa Nigeria

Nigerian piracy: locals beg for help

Situation in riverine areas is becoming intolerable for locals. Piracy: Bayelsans beg government to declare state of emergency on waterways BY Samuel Oyadongha Yenagoa—Worried by

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