Maritime Crime

Fishing boat seized off Libyan coast rec

Fears vessel had been hijacked. Sicilian fishing boat seized off Libyan coast is recaptured The Italian navy has taken back control of a Sicilian fishing

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Italian navy takes control of seized boat

Seized boat now under naval control. Italian navy takes control of fishing boat seized by armed men Vessel with seven crew members had been seized

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Crew Held in Philippines

Philippines piracy down 50%

No hijackings but maritime crime still a problem. Maritime piracy down by half, Coast Guard says Alden M. Monzon MARITIME piracy in the Philippines dropped by 50 percent compared with last year, according ...

Migrants killed in religious clash on boat

Tragic development at sea. Migrants killed in 'religious clash' on Mediterranean boat Italian police say they have arrested 15 Muslim migrants after they allegedly threw 12 Christians overboard following a row on ...

Lower oil prices increased piracy

Idle tankers provided greater opportunity for piracy. Impact of Lower Oil Prices: Increased Piracy in Regional Waters - Analysis Lower oil and gas prices have led to tankers being anchored or loitering ...

Sea Pirates Attack Vessels, Abduct Crew

Pirate attacks undeterred by naval presence. Sea Pirates Attack Vessels, Abduct Three Crew Members In Rivers Collins Barasimeye Despite the Federal Government’s efforts in deploying 30 gunboats to patrol and police the waterways and ...

Robust Response Needed To Counter Maritime Drug Trafficking

Indian Ocean key smuggling route. More Robust Response Needed From International Community To Counter Maritime Drug Trafficking The Indian Ocean could become a haven for criminal activity, the 13th Crime Congress for ...

Italian fishing boat seized near Libya, apparently by pirates

Possible piracy in the Mediterranean sparks concern. Italian Navy now said to have taken control of vessel. Italian fishing boat seized near Libya, apparently by pirates by Antonio Denti, Reuters A Sicilian fishing ...

A Botched Operation

Investigation into the attack on MT IMAS.  A Botched Operation Chiemelie Ezeobi writes on the foiled pirate attack on a vessel conveying the much needed petroleum products in Nigerian waters. When Shola Sama ...

Serbian team joins EUNAVFOR

Serbians take over from Croatians.  Serbian Maritime Protection Team Joins EU Naval Force to Protect World Food Programme Vessel MSM Douro Along the Somali Coastline On Tuesday 7 April a Serbian maritime ...

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