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Upstream West Africa conference

Oil & Gas conference to discuss regional security. Upstream West Africa conference Plans for the forthcoming Upstream West Africa conference in Ghana on March 23rd

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Egyptian Instability and Suez Canal Security

Egyptian Navy Checking Vessels for Weapons

Growing safety fears prompt checks. Egyptian Navy Checking Vessels for Weapons The Egyptian Navy has launched random checks for weapons on board vessels calling at

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Solution to end piracy is on land

Poverty and lack of economic opportunity remain key piracy drivers. ‘Solution to end piracy is on land’, EU Naval Force anti-piracy commander tells Seychelles Piracy around the Horn of Africa, which affected container ...
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CAE-Aviation seek Nigerian partnership

Firm offers solutions in maritime sector. European firm seeks partnership with Nigeria military Abuja - A leading European-based aviation company, CAE-Aviation, has sought ties with the Nigerian Armed Forces to provide a ...

MAST warns that ships are still at risk in Indian Ocean

Despite focus on SE Asia, concerns over IOR remain. MAST warns that ships are still at risk in Indian Ocean Maritime Asset Security & Training (MAST) has warned that ships in the ...
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Ghanaians implicated in pirates’ trial

Locals said to be pirates' representatives. Two Ghanaians implicated in Nigerian pirates' trial Two Ghanaians have been implicated in the ongoing trial of the eight suspected Nigerian Pirates, Starr News' court correspondent Wilberforce Asare has reported.The ...

Foreign Secretary to push for release

Former AdvantFort security officer still unable to leave India. Ashington pirate-hunter's bid to come home backed by Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond The MP said he would push Indian authorities for the release ...
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President Michel meets EUNAVFOR Op Commander

Seychelles playing a vital anti-piracy role. President Michel meets with EUNAVFOR Operation Commander President James Michel met with Major General Martin Smith, MBE, Operation Commander of the European Union Naval Force Somalia, ...
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India to offer military assistance to IO nations

Attempt to counter Chinese influence in region. PM Modi to offer military assistance to Indian Ocean nations to counter China By: Reuters Prime Minister Narendra Modi will offer island nations in the Indian Ocean ...

Libya declares force majeure at 11 oil fields

Threat to close ports due to Islamists. Libya declares force majeure at 11 oil fields Libya's National Oil Co declared force majeure Wednesday at 11 oil fields after attacks by Islamists, a ...

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