Tag Archive: anti-piracy-maritime-security
Abu Sayyaf militants

New joint patrols for SE Asia

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 ...
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Indian Navy deploy to Gulf

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 ...
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Delta militants in spat

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 ...
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Piracy alerts for Vietnam

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. Vietnamese ...
Abu Sayyaf militants

Abu Sayyaf and the militant threat

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 ...
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2015 bumper year for WAF pirates

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 ...
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Navy destroys 100 illegal refineries in Bayelsa

Oil theft, piracy plaguing Delta. Navy destroys 100 illegal refineries in Bayelsa Ebikabowei Ikuli The outgoing Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Apochi Ogabu Suleiman, has said that within seven ...
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Navy and ASEAN take part in drill

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, ...
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Piracy Patrol Challenges

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 ...
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Niger Delta woes

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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