The Portunus Concept

By Hank Glauser Principal Investigator, Global Security, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory The mission of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is to strengthen United States’

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S. Korea to extend deployment

Anti-piracy mission likely to be extended by 12 months. South Korean Navy Will Likely Extend Deployment in Gulf of Aden MOSCOW, September 30 (RIA Novosti)

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Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari

Iran to Stage Massive Naval Drills

Iranian Navy continues its charm offensive… Commander: Iran to Stage Massive Naval Drills in Winter Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced that the

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Gulf of Aden risk downgraded

Reduction in pirate activity leads to pay cut. Hazard pay for seafarers passing by Gulf of Aden limited as risk status downgraded By: Veronica Uy MANILA

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China’s ships perfect for Russia

Possible new build deals ahead? China’s warships perfect fit for Russian navy, says magazine The August issue of Russia’s National Defense Magazine has advised the

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Indonesia bolsters defences

Fighter and Apache helicopter bases planned.  RI to strengthen defense in South China Sea To increase its military defenses in the South China Sea, the

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Pakistan arrests 25 Indian fishermen

India and Pakistan regularly arrest each other’s fishermen. Pakistan arrests 25 Indian fishermen Pakistan has arrested 25 Indian fisherman for violating the territorial waters of

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S.E. Asia looks to PMSCs

Local security companies protecting assets against terror threat. Shipping companies turn to private security as maritime threat rises in Southeast Asia Malaysia’s defence minister, Hishammuddin

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China, Pakistan in joint drills

Follow on visit for PLA Navy after Iranian trip. China and Pakistan begin joint naval exercise After their visit to Iran, the Changchun, a Type

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PMSCs and the piracy threat

PMSCs looking to move into new markets with their services.  Maritime Mercenaries or Innovative Defense? Private Security & The Evolving Piracy Threat John-Clark Levin On

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Police end migrant stand off

Rescued migrants had refused to leave cruise ship. Cyprus police end migrant stand-off aboard cruise ship Police in Cyprus have persuaded nearly 300 migrants, thought

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HMS MONMOUTH Releases MV Caravos Horizon

Focus on piracy, maritime crime off Afri

Anti-piracy seminar coincides with Danish Maritime Days. Focus on piracy and other maritime crime off Africa Leading international experts will develop new ideas to combat

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Chinese sub visits Sri Lanka

First time a PLAN sub has been seen in Indian Ocean. Chinese submarine’s Sri Lanka visit prompts rescue questions James Brown The visit of the

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Pirates kill each other in gunfight

Argument over ransom money leads to shoot out. Somalia: Five Dead in Somali Pirates fight Over Ransom A group of Somali pirates exchanged heavy gunfire

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