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HDMS ESBERN SNARE disrupts a suspected pirate group

Pirate king pin arrested…again

Garfanje arrested for second time in recent weeks.  Somali pirate kingpin Mohamed Garfanji arrested: security sources Somali security forces have arrested one of the country’s

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Somalia wants pirate prisoners home

Bid to bring convicted pirates back to the country.  Somalia wants its pirates in Kenya jails sent home By Philip Mwakio MOMBASA COUNTY: The Somalia

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Al Qaeda’s Next Target: US Tankers

Terror group makes threats against maritime assets. Al Qaeda’s Next Target: American Oil Tankers Author: Sarah Kaufman, Deep Web Reporting By: Saar Fresco Al Qaeda discusses strategic attacks on chokepoints of oil shipments from the Middle East ...
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EU notes Somali piracy decrease

Decrease welcome, but EU warns threat remains.  EU Notes Decrease in Piracy Near Somali Coast The European Union noted a decline in piracy activity off the coast of Somalia, the EU Foreign ...
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Navy exercises bring Iran, China closer

Chinese and Iranian naval cooperation brings closer ties.  Navy exercises bring Iran, China closer As global media keep their focus on the Islamic State (IS) and the US airstrikes in Syria and ...
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Hijacked Captain suing Chevron

C-Retriever Captain takes legal action.  Captain Blames Chevron for Torture by Pirates By CAMERON LANGFORD HOUSTON (CN) - Chevron ignored threats from Nigerian pirates who hijacked its supply boat, took the captain hostage ...

Ship Tracking Gone Awry

Vulnerabilities in AIS highlighted. Ship Tracking Gone Awry: Reliance on AIS Data Undermines Maritime Security Opinion piece by Ami Daniel, co-Founder and CEO, Windward Ships have been sailing the oceans for millennia, but until ...

Nigeria: ISPS Code Compliance

ISPS woes continue for country's ports. Nigeria: ISPS Code Compliance - 58 Port Facilities Risk Losing Patronage With only 22 ports facilities already compliant with the International Ship and Port Facility Security ...

EUCAP Nestor finishes training Somalis

Ensuring Somali nationals can defend their waters.  EUCAP Nestor finishes training Somali personnel On 16 September, the European Union’s Maritime Capacity Building Mission in the Horn of Africa and Western Indian Ocean, ...

Deadly China-South Korea Fishery Clash

2 Lessons from the Deadly China-South Korea Fishery Clash China and South Korea need to ensure future run-ins don’t result in violence. Last week, a Chinese fishing boat captain died in a violent ...

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