Maritime Crime
Nigerian navy kills 12 pirates

Nigeria, armed guards and red tape

Risk Intelligence updates its advice for using armed guards in West Africa. Use of Nigerian Navy for private security remains subject to severe restrictions Nigeria

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Somali Pirates

Is Piracy Making A Comeback?

Recent reports of attacks causing concern. Is Piracy Making A Comeback In The Somali Waters? By Kevin Mwanza Experts are warning that high sea piracy

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Philippines Warship

U.S. raises military aid to Philippines

China has overlapping claims with Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Taiwan and Brunei in the South China Sea. U.S. raises military aid to Philippines amid sea tension with China The United States has ...

Push to free AdvanFort men

Men have been held for more than 760 days. Renewed bid to bring home ex-soldiers trapped in India The fiancée of a Scot detained in India due to a dispute over anti-piracy ...
Iranian Navy

China Seeks Anti-piracy Training From Iran

Iran frequently reports 'battles' with pirates. China Seeks Anti-piracy Training From Iran China and many other nations have requested Iran to train their marine and commando task forces for anti-piracy missions. "Given our ...

Navy signs MOUs with 29 PMSCs

Navy claims to have streamlined operations of PMSCs. Nigerian Navy signs MOUs with 29 Private Maritime Security Companies Posted by ADELEYE.AJAYI The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas said the Nigerian ...
Japan, Vietnam Improve Security Cooperation

Nigeria, Japan Boost Military Cooperation

Nigeria and Japan have started plans to boost military cooperation with the aim of improving security in both nations.   Nigeria, Japan To Boost Military Cooperation The military cooperation plan was discussed ...

US CG Offloads cocaine hauls

Haul from 24 interdictions. US Coast Guard Offloads $765 M of Cocaine By Milton Stuards The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded more than 25 tons of cocaine seized in the Eastern Pacific Ocean drug transit ...

Iranian fishing boat hijacked off Somalia

Hijacking comes after several sightings of suspected pirates in region. Iranian fishing boat hijacked off Somalia Neptune has received reports that an Iranian fishing boat has been boarded by pirates and hijacked ...

Terror risk to Channel ferries

Government sources admit they are concerned about security at ferry ports over fears that terrorists - thwarted by tightened airport security - will switch attention to shipping. Channel ferries at risk ...

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