Tag Archive: anti-piracy-maritime-security
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Sri Lanka tilts to Beijing

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 ...
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Moving Targets

The opportunist nature of maritime crime and piracy.  Moving Targets Fighting piracy these days is like playing Whack-a-Mole. When you contain it in one place it pops up in another. Kayla Turner Pirates have ...
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NIMASA canvasses legal powers

New legislation and more active prosecution sought. NIMASA canvasses legal powers to prosecute pirates, sea robbers Uzoamaka Anagor Worried by the menace of piracy and other illegalities on Nigerian waters, the Maritime Administration ...
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Counter-Piracy Lite?

The future of EU anti-piracy work.  Counter-Piracy Lite? The EU's Soft Security Op-Ed by Brendan Flynn, National University of Ireland Operation Atalanta (EU NAVFOR) has unquestionably grabbed the limelight as the EU’s most ...
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Iran fights off another pirate attack

Second attack claim comes in as many days.  Navy Repels Pirate Attack on Iranian Oil Tanker in Int’l Waters The Navy's 32nd fleet of warships rescued an Iranian oil tanker from a ...
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Indian Ocean security challenges

Regional security force unable to conduct anti-piracy operations.  Indian Ocean security challenges still pose a threat Stephen Spark SEYCHELLES: East Africa's new regional security force lacks the maritime capability to take on pirates ...
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EUNAVFOR ship visits Dar es Salaam

Anti-piracy training on the agenda. Tanzania: Italian Naval Ship On Five-Day Visit of Dar Port By Sharifah Akida THE Italian Navy destroyer, 'ITS Andrea Doria,' currently assigned to the European Union (EU)'s counter-piracy ...
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EUCAP Nestor deploys in Mogadishu

EU mission opens in Somali capital.  EUCAP Nestor deploys in Mogadishu As from today, November 24th, EUCAP Nestor maritime, legal and police experts are permanently deployed in Mogadishu. The Mission operational base ...
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Pirates thwarted by Indonesian Navy

Attack on bulk carrier more likely to be robbery underway than a hijack attempt.  Pirates thwarted by Indonesian Navy Titus Zheng INDONESIA: Pirates were thwarted by the Indonesian Navy off Riau Island, Indonesia. Bulk ...
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Development & Regulation of PMSCs

Defence cuts could see increase in use of PMSCs The Development and Regulation of Private Maritime Security By Simon O. Williams, LLM Before countries possessed the capacity to create and maintain ocean-going navies, ...

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