Maritime Crime
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Nigeria’s piracy laws

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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Nigeria’s militant problem

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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Abu Sayyaf militants

Still no word on crew kidnap

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 ...
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Armed guards legality questioned

Confusion over legality. Military presence on merchant vessels prohibited: Navy commander Liza Yosephine Navy chief Adm.Ade Supandi has said he is not certain the government’s plan to provide security involving armed military personnel ...
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Asian piracy down, kidnaps up

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 ...
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S. China Sea Malarkey

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 ...
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Armed guards for Asia

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 ...
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Tug found crewless

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 ...
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NIMASA to eliminate piracy

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 ...
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Indian Navy guards coast

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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