Nigeria still lacks effective piracy legislation. Stakeholder Wants Legal Framework For Pirates’ Prosecution In a bid to curb the activities of sea pirates and waterways
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Niger Delta issues continue. Why Nigeria’s ‘Avengers’ are crippling the oil sector By Martin Patience, BBC News, Niger Delta The vast wetlands of the Niger
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No word on ransom demand.
Sabah still has no leads on missing 5 Malaysian sailors
Sabah authorities said it has no confirmation whether the Filipino militant group Abu Sayyaf was behind the ...
Confusion over legality.
Military presence on merchant vessels prohibited: Navy commander
Navy chief Adm.Ade Supandi has said he is not certain the government’s plan to provide security involving armed military personnel ...
Crew kidnaps still on the rise in region.
Asian Piracy Incidents Drop to Four-Year Low
The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) has issued ...
South China Sea wrangles continue.
Philippines asked to 'disregard' tribunal ruling on South China Sea, foreign minister says
The Philippines was asked by China to "disregard" an international tribunal ruling over the ...
Hopes move will counter Abu Sayyaf Group.
Indonesia, Philippines agree on armed escorts for coal barges
By Vincent Wee from Hong Kong
It appears there is finally some progress, and efforts are being ...
Militants suspected of kidnapping crew.
Tug Found Without Crew in Abu Sayyaf Waters
On Monday afternoon, fishermen spotted a tugboat with its engine running but no crew on board off of Sabah, Malaysia – waters made notorious ...
As they so often say…
NIMASA to eliminate piracy
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) would eliminate piracy on the territorial waters, its Director-General, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said.
Addressing multilateral ...
Indian Navy to continue patrols.
Navy continues guarding piracy-hit Western coasts
It has been more than six months since international shipping regulators revised the area considered as 'piracy high-risk' away from India's ...
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