Tag Archive: anti-piracy-maritime-security
Don't Pay the Pirates

Piracy’s impact on crews

New data from Oceans Beyond Piracy. New Report Explores Piracy’s Long-Term Impact on Seafarers More than 3,000 seafarers have been held hostage by Somali pirates since 2001, with a significant, but unknown, ...
Abu Sayyaf militants

ASG behind kidnappings

Men confirmed as being held by ASG. Indonesian crew held by Abu Sayyaf in Sulu The Philippines’ military confirmed Sunday that seven Indonesians abducted from a tugboat earlier this week are being ...
South_China_Sea

Pushing China back

The push back against China. A tri-nation approach to South China Sea row Early this week in Manila, the defense chiefs of the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia wound up discussions they began ...
Maritime Challenges in the Gulf of Guinea

New West Africa piracy guides

End of MTISC-GoG project sees new agency take over. New industry guidelines for Gulf of Guinea‏ published BIMCO, ICS, INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO have jointly released an updated version of ‘Guidelines for Owners, ...
Abu Sayyaf militants

Indonesian crew kidnapped

More crew kidnapped, Abu Sayyaf Group suspected. Indonesia hostages spark security concerns It's the fourth time this year that crew members on Indonesian boats travelling through essential trade routes in Philippine waters ...
Nigerian navy kills 12 pirates

Operation Delta Safe

New name, new tasks. Nigerian military scraps Niger Delta ‘Operation Pulo Shield’ Abdulkareem Haruna The Nigerian military has scrapped its joint military task force in the restive Niger Delta. The task force, nicknamed Operation ...
UK Ships May Fire on Pirates

Piracy watch

Monitoring the hot spots. Tracking Global Piracy Trends Across The Seas Piracy has existed since the conception of shipping, and pirate attacks on vessels continue to disrupt trade, raising vessel security concerns ...
nigerian pirates

New WAF service for Risk Intelligence

Intelligence focus on West Africa. Risk Intelligence launches new service providing overview of operational and regulatory risks of privately contracted maritime security in West Africa. Maritime operations in West Africa are affected ...
oil theft

Delta oil thieves nabbed

Nigerian Navy claim victory. Navy raids Delta community, destroys illegal refinery Chrisantus Obi-Ezechukwu The Nigerian Navy in its ongoing effort to maintain and sustain security in the nation’s maritime area, has raided Ogbe-Ijoh ...
indian-navy

Drones for Indian Navy?

India had previously shown interest in purchasing these drones from the US, but attempts were thwarted as India was not a member of Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR). India seeks to ...

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