al Qaeda claims Pakistan Navy attack

Attack initially believed to be Taliban-based. New al Qaeda wing in South Asia claims hijacking Pakistani naval ship ISLAMABAD-Al Qaeda’s South Asia wing has claimed

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Protecting the vast waters of Indonesia

As yesterday’s hijacking demonstrates, sea lane security is crucial. Protecting the vast waters  of Indonesia Kresno Buntoro, Lecturer at Indonesia Defense University, Jakarta The new

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Worrying Surge in Piracy in Gulf of Guinea

Piracy Update: West Africa, SE Asia

Crew kidnap in West Africa and tanker hijacked off Indonesia. Piracy Update: West Africa, South East Asia We have been informed of two noteworthy incidents

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A Free Pass for Drug Traffickers at Sea

Antipiracy patrols dump tons of heroin and other drugs overboard—but have to let the bad guys go. A Free Pass for Drug Traffickers at Sea

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Don't Pay the Pirates

Fishing Without Nets gets trailer

Sundance winner prepares for release. Award-Winning Somali Piracy Drama-Thriller ‘Fishing without Nets’ Gets a Trailer, Poster + Release Dates The acclaimed feature tells the story

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, China sign marsec deal

Deal to enhance security and cooperation.  Sri Lanka, China clinches defence cooperation and maritime security deal Sri Lanka and China on Tuesday clinched defence and maritime

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Iranian Navy

Iranian Navy thwarts pirate attack

Iranian Navy claim to have seen off pirates in Gulf of Aden. Iranian Warships Repel Pirates’ Attacks on Chinese Cargo Ship in High Seas TEHRAN

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Albedo release

Albedo Survivors Helped by their Govt.

Former MV Albedo hostages receiving financial help. Bangladeshi Albedo Survivors Helped by their Govt. By Joseph R. Fonseca Yesterday, 16th September 2014, Chirag Bahri, MPHRP’s

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Enhance security, promote Blue Economy

Maritime security is a key element for the ocean economy to grow Enhance maritime security to promote Blue Economy Seychelles and Mauritius, two islands in

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US set to join ReCAAP

America to become 20th member of ReCAAP. Look out, Asian pirates: US set to enter the fight Ted Kemp In a sign of how seriously

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SHADE meeting opens in Bahrain

Naval forces and NGOs meet to discuss piracy threat.  Delegates meet to discuss the international counter-piracy effort Representatives from around the world have come together

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Coast Guard Intercepts Drug Smugglers

Coast Guard interdicts 3 suspected smugglers and over a ton of marijuana off California coast Coast Guard Intercepts Drug Smugglers LOS ANGELES – Three Mexican

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Call for free navigation in S China Sea

Deal signed to provide patrol vessels for Vietnam. India, Vietnam call for ‘free navigation’ in S China Sea Written by Abantika Ghosh India and Vietnam

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ISPS Compliance

Nigeria: Onne port is still not safe

ISPS code: Onne port is still not safe — Capt Omotesho Tokunbo Oloke A former Consultant to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) on maritime, Captain

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