Maritime Crime

Indo can pursue pirates

Agreement forged in 1975 allows cross border pursuit under certain conditions Indonesia ‘can pursue suspects on Philippine waters’ Gilbert P. Felongco, Correspondent Manila: Philippine defence

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Living in captivity

Those who have survived the ordeal, have lived to tell tales of torture and pain. Living in captivity: Untold stories of Indians held hostage by

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Abu Sayyaf militants

The Abu Sayyaf menace

Tracking the terrorists. The Abu Sayyaf menace Florencio Fianza The Abu Sayyaf Group has done it again. For the third time in as many months, the kidnap-for-ransom group abducted seven Indonesian sailors in ...

A Hostage Story

OBP highlights the plight of crew taken hostage. A Hostage Story A new report published by Oceans Beyond Piracy and One Earth Future, both programs of the One Earth Future Foundation, explores ...
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Indo Sailors Recount Hijacking

Crew taken by Abu Sayyaf Group. Indonesian Sailors Recount Hijacking On that sweltering afternoon, June 20, 2016, Tugboat Charles 001 was sailing at normal speed in the waters between Jolo and Tawi ...

New boats for Vietnam CG

New boats to bolster fleet. Vietnam Coast Guard orders extra boats by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong Capitalising on satisfaction from a previous batch of patrol boats, James Boat Technologies (JBT) received a ...
Abu Sayyaf militants

Indonesia closes kidnap net

Net closing on kidnappers. Indonesia locates area sailors being held by Abu Sayyaf Indonesia says it knows the whereabouts of seven of its citizens abducted by a Daesh-affiliated militant group from a tugboat in the ...
Don't Pay the Pirates

Piracy’s impact on crews

New data from Oceans Beyond Piracy. New Report Explores Piracy’s Long-Term Impact on Seafarers More than 3,000 seafarers have been held hostage by Somali pirates since 2001, with a significant, but unknown, ...
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ASG behind kidnappings

Men confirmed as being held by ASG. Indonesian crew held by Abu Sayyaf in Sulu The Philippines’ military confirmed Sunday that seven Indonesians abducted from a tugboat earlier this week are being ...

New OPV for Malta

New toy for the navy. Malta to receive new offshore patrol vessel A funding from the European Union will allow Malta to acquire a new €34 million offshore patrol vessel. Another €7.5 million will be ...

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