Hopes that patrols will suppress militant activity and piracy.
Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines sign maritime security declaration
Marguerite Afra Sapiie
Foreign ministers and defense force chiefs from Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines signed a ...
The ships are part of the Indian Navy's Western Naval Command.
Indian naval ships in month-long Gulf deployment
Three Indian Naval ships will visit Dubai this week as part of a month-long ...
New group threatens old guard.
Tension in Niger Delta as militants threaten Tompolo over letter to Buhari
A new militant group known as the Niger Delta Avengers has warned former war lord ...
The Vietnam Maritime Administration has asked provincial port authorities to inform ship owners and management companies of acts of piracy in the waters off east Sabah, Malaysia, and southern Philippines.
The militant group’s activities reveal holes in the implementation of Jakarta’s signature policy.
Indonesia’s ‘Global Maritime Fulcrum’: The Case of Abu Sayyaf
By Dedi Dinarto
Upon coming to power in 2014, Indonesian President ...
Crew kidnaps currently at an alarming rate.
Pirates paid '$400,000' ransoms in West Africa's Gulf of Guinea
Ransoms of up to $400,000 (£273,000) have been paid to gangs which hijacked ships in ...
Oil theft, piracy plaguing Delta.
Navy destroys 100 illegal refineries in Bayelsa
The outgoing Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Apochi Ogabu Suleiman, has said that within seven ...
China invited to take part in exercises.
Navy and ASEAN take part in drill
The PLA Navy joined countries from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in a maritime exercise on Monday, ...
Nations propose clamp down.
The many challenges of fighting pirates through joint patrols
By Christian Guntur Lebang, Muhamad Arif
Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines are contemplating conducting joint maritime patrols.
In the wake of ...
Ongoing insecurity at sea off Nigeria.
A Niger Delta Militant Group Declares War on the Nigerian Navy
By Dirk Steffen
Many suspected it as the intensity of pirate attacks off the Niger Delta ...
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