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US, Philippines discuss freedom of seas

China looms large in discussions. Spokesman: US, Philippines Hold Talks On Boosting Military Capacity Agence France-Presse MANILA — America’s Pacific commander held talks with the Philippine

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China’s Maritime Master Plan

China gets to grips with naval logistics. China’s Master Plan to Become a Global Maritime Power Bernard D. Cole China’s navy, from its founding in

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New Nigerian policy on PMSCs?

Will Nigeria relax its current rules on PMSC use? Navy chief seeks new policy on private maritime security By Eugene Agha The Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe-Ibas has ...
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India begins work on Assumption

Facilities to be used in anti-piracy work. India begins infrastructure work on Assumption Island of Seychelles New Delhi: Five months after leasing Assumption Island, one of the 115 islands that constitute Seychelles, ...
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U.S. plans more Asia-Pacific drills

U.S. focusing on 'freedom of the seas'. U.S. plans more Asia-Pacific drills to counter China reclamation MANILA (Reuters) - The United States plans to increase the number of military and humanitarian drills ...
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India finishes phase one of radar system

First phase of robust radar system. India finishes phase one of Maldives radar system A top official said, “It would be very beneficial for Maldives National Defence Forces to track ships and ...
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Cyber security & maritime networks

The older the ship's network, the greater the risk. Cyber Security & the Challenge to Maritime Networks By Adrian Hartman & Paul Remick “Look at me: I am the Captain now.” In the film ...
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India, Australian naval drills

First India-Australia naval exercises signal strategic shift. India-Australia Drills Targeting Submarines Rattle China By Nc Bipindra & Natalie Obiko Pearson India and Australia will focus on anti-submarine warfare in their first ever joint ...
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Navy arrests 80 vessels

Nigeria's ongoing fight against oil theft. Navy arrests 80 vessels equipments in 18 months Posted By: Precious Igbonwelundu Despite inadequacies in its platforms, the Nigerian Navy (NN) said yesterday that over 80 vessels ...
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Fishermen abducted, trawlers stolen

Piracy off Bangladesh often unreported. Robbers abduct 68 fishermen, take away 3 trawlers from Bay Robbers kidnapped at least 68 fishermen and took away three fishing trawlers from the Bay yesterday and ...

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