Maritime Crime

NATO migrant patrols?

US Defence Secretary says NATO is ready. Nato offers Aegean people-smuggling patrols Nato is ready to patrol the Aegean Sea to deter people-smugglers taking migrants

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Somalia to build Navy

Somalia will rebuild its Navy to protect the country’s territorial waters and marine resources and ward off illegal foreign fishing entities, Deputy Prime Minister Mohamed

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Canada’s Navy to go high tech?

Canada's new naval ambitions. Canadian Navy Could Use Space and Lasers to Battle Pirates on the High Seas By Justin Ling Canada is looking to get serious about patrolling the high seas, and that ...
Indian Navy

India’s Growing Naval Might

India’s latest International Fleet Review highlights the growing importance of the maritime sphere for New Delhi. India’s Growing Naval Might By Harsh V. Pant The Indian Navy underlined its growing prowess at the ...

UK doubles NATO ships

The Defence Secretary's pledge that the UK is ready to respond to "any threat" aims to send a strong message to Britain's enemies. Britain To Double Naval Commitment To NATO By Alistair ...
Nigeria Attack Kills 4

Nigeria still bad news for crews

IMB only reports incidents logged with them. Under-reporting is rife in West Africa. Attacks Off Nigeria Drive Sea Kidnappings Up By Over 50% By Samson Echenim As a result of five attacks off ...
nigerian pirates

Finger pointing in Nigeria

CLO accuses military and oil companies of complicity in crimes. ‘Military, oil firms responsible for pipeline vandalism, violent crimes’ By Olusegun Julius AGAINST the backdrop of recent bombing of oil installations and the ...
somali pirates

Somali piracy – what next?

Drop in piracy figures means that many counter-piracy institutions and mechanisms are now seen as costly. Beyond piracy: what next for African maritime security? By Timothy Walker, Researcher, Conflict Management and Peacebuilding ...
Operation Enduring Freedom

Cutlass Express concludes

More than 450 personnel from 18 countries participated. Exercise Cutlass Express 2016 bolsters maritime security By U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed The salty sea air whips around as a powerful engine ...
Nigerian Pirates

Nigerian Police train in marsec

Huge spike in piracy, Delta militancy this year. Navy trains 40 officials on inland water policing Posted By: Precious Igbonwelundu The Nigeria Navy (NN) has initiated a Basic Marine Operations Course (BMOC) for ...

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