GoA & Indian Ocean

  • Counting The Cost

    A new report, compiled by US-based think-tank One Earth Future, has calculated that “maritime piracy is costing the international economy between $7 to $12 billion, per year.” The report notes […]

  • Strong Arm Tactics

    The tide maybe starting to turn as shipowners stiffen their resolve in the struggle with Somali pirates. Indeed it seems there is a definite trend towards increased resistance from many vessels […]

  • The Economic Costs of Maritime Piracy

    The Economic Costs of Maritime Piracy A One Earth Future Foundation Working Paper Project Team: Anna Bowden (Project Manager), Kaija Hurlburt, Charles Marts, Andrew Lee, Eamon Aloyo Executive Summary At […]

  • Spirit of Real Adventure

    The rather aptly named cruise vessel, “Spirit of Adventure” was caught up in a piracy scare while steaming from Madagascar to Zanzibar. Guests were ordered to take shelter below deck as […]

  • Iran Djibouti Deal

    Iran and Djibouti have come together to agree steps to boost mutual cooperation in naval fields, including training the Djiboutian army. The call for mutual cooperation was raised by visiting […]

  • Shipowners blast anti-piracy effort

    Shipowners blast anti-piracy effort January 10, 2011 From Views and News from Norway . Norwegian shipowners don’t think their government is doing nearly enough to fend off piracy attacks at […]

  • Shifting Area and Tactics

    Attacks on merchant ships are on the rise again.Last year, pirates captured 53 ships in the region, up from 51 in 2009, according to the Combined Maritime Forces, overseeing operations. […]

  • Iron Duke Targets Pirates

    Portsmouth-based warship HMS Iron Duke will depart the UK on Monday to begin a six month deployment in the Arabian Gulf . It will be the first time the 4,900 tonne Type […]

  • Engine Theft

    Somalia pirates have attacked a Yemeni fishing boat off the southeastern province of Shabwa, firing on it and taking its engine, security officials have said. “About 7 pirates attacked the […]

  • Record Breaking Surveillance

    The 14-day flight of a British-built, solar-powered aircraft in the skies above the U.S. Army’s Yuma Proving Ground last summer has officially been confirmed as the world record for the […]

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