Maritime Crime
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ASG torturing hostages

Hostage made claims in call to newspaper. Malaysian hostage says tortured, starved by Filipino captors KUALA LUMPUR — Abu Sayyaf militants in southern Philippines are

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Somalia protests pirate verdict

The Somali Information Ministry in a statement on Sunday disputed the version that its citizens were pirates. Somali protesters urge India to release 119 ‘pirates’

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Region agrees to tackle Malacca

Hopes new agreement will clamp down on piracy, maritime crime. Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore agree to strengthen coordination in Malacca Strait YOGYAKARTA, Sept 26 — Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore have agreed to strengthen ...
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Nigerians nab Delta Avenger

Nigerian forces continue to press militants. Navy arrests Avengers’ strike force leader in Delta A suspected serial pipeline vandal and strike force leader of the Niger Delta Avengers has been arrested by ...
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Singapore piracy warning

Region recently lauded for drop in maritime crime. Singapore Navy warns of increased piracy threat The Singapore Navy is warning shipowners in the region need to be super aware of a greater ...
Nigerian navy kills 12 pirates

New OPV for Nigeria

Nigerian Navy looks to plug capability gaps with acquisition. New Vessel From China to Enhance Nigerian Navy's Response to Security Challenges - Official Lagos — The Nigerian Navy will intensify its operation ...
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Armed robbery off Guinea

After a quiet summer, the robbers are back in business. Pirates Loot Container Ship off Guinea Pirates stormed a container ship off the coast of Guinea on Wednesday, making off with money ...
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SL, US forge closer ties?

Sea Power Symposium opens in the USA. Sri Lanka Navy discusses strengthening maritime partnership with US Navy Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy has held discussions with the United States Navy on improving the ...
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Indian waters crime free(ish)

Unreported incidents remain an issue; MSR knows of at least one in India in August. ‘No ship robberies in Indian waters in 3 months’ Indian Coast Guard has helped control ship robberies ...
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Indo won’t enter Pinoy waters

Both Malaysia and Indonesia have agreed that they will not take any risks in launching operations into the Philippines. Indonesia won’t enter Philippine waters despite green light Haeril Halim The Indonesian government has ...

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