New Zealand passes command of CTF-151 to Thailand Rear Admiral Pakorn Wanich of the Royal Thai Navy has assumed command of the Combined Maritime Forces
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Chinese dismiss claims as groundless. China denies reports to set up 18 naval bases in Indian Ocean BEIJING: Defending its submarine’s docking at Colombo port
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Emergence makes its first arrests.
Ivory Coast warship in action
As piracy and illegal fishing continue to cause significant issues in the region, the Ivory Coast Navy's latest ship, Emergence, has already ...
More focus on port and terminal security required.
Maritime security needs more attention
By MARC PEARL
When most Americans think of threats to the homeland, they often think of the transportation sector. After ...
Extension ensures protection for World Food Programme.
EU votes to keep protecting aid to Somalia from pirates
European council extends counter-piracy patrols for two years to secure humanitarian aid shipments to Somalia ...
Improvements in wake of Mumbai attack, India says.
Six years after 26/11 attacks, coastal security 'much stronger,' says government
New Delhi: On the eve of the sixth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks, ...
Navy seizes 875 pounds of cocaine.
Illegal Cocaine Concealed in Fishing Vessel Uncovered
The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) and a U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) ...
A sea change is occurring in Sri Lanka’s strategic orientation.
Sri Lanka tilts to Beijing
Author: David Brewster, ANU
A sea change is occurring in Sri Lanka’s strategic orientation. Recent developments suggest that ...
The opportunist nature of maritime crime and piracy.
Fighting piracy these days is like playing Whack-a-Mole. When you contain it in one place it pops up in another.
Pirates have ...
New legislation and more active prosecution sought.
NIMASA canvasses legal powers to prosecute pirates, sea robbers
Worried by the menace of piracy and other illegalities on Nigerian waters, the Maritime Administration ...
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