Tag Archive: anti-piracy-maritime-security
Nigerian Pirates

Tanker hijacked off Ghana coast

Media reports that MT Hai Soon 6 hijacked by pirates in Ghanaian waters. Tanker hijacked off Ghana coast According to media reports, the Kiribati-flagged tanker, MT Hai Soon 6 (IMO 9062697, owned ...
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Nigerian Navy arrests oil thieves

Operations against pirates and oil thieves continue in Niger Delta. Navy Arrests 2 Vessels, 25 Persons for Oil Theft Segun James Twenty five persons and two ocean going vessels involved in illegal bunkering ...
Somali pirate on the coast of Hobyo

Is Somali piracy over?

Decrease in successful attacks ignores root causes which remain. Is It Really the End of Piracy off the Coast of Somalia? Posted by: Abbas Daher Djama The recent drop of successful acts of piracy ...
Afweyne

Pirate leader gets 20-year sentence

Infamous pirate leader reportedly receives 20-year sentence. Former Somali pirate Chief 'Afweyne' given 20-year sentence A former Somali Pirate chief Mohamed Abdi Hassan, aka 'Afweyne' or 'Big Mouth', has been charged with ...
Iranian Navy

Iran Navy’s pirate claims

Iranian Navy claims of pirate battles remain unsubstantiated by independent sources. Iranian Warships Repel Pirates' Repeated Attacks on 5 Trade Vessels Iranian warships have rescued five trade vessels in the Gulf of ...
Teluk Ramunia

Crewman shot in pirate attack

Violent attack on tanker in South East Asia sees crewman shot in neck. Indonesian crew shot in pirate attack off Pengerang An Indonesian sailor was shot in the neck during a pirate ...
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Swift action needed in Asia hijackings

Recent spate of hijackings causing concern in shipping industry. The need for swift action on Southeast Asian pirate hijackings By Marcus Hand from Singapore Sometimes the global fight against piracy is bit reminiscent ...
Don't Pay the Pirates

Why fighting pirates is crucial

Pirates may seem like a remote threat, but they affect security in myriad ways.  Why fighting pirates in African waters is crucial to our security AUTHOR: Christian Bueger When we sip our morning ...
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ReCAAP report on SE Asia hijackings

Reporting agency issues special report on hijackings for fuel cargo theft.  ReCAAP Special Report on Incidents of Siphoning of Fuel/Oil at Sea in Asia THE TREND of incidents involving siphoning of fuel/oil ...
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Navy Arrests 6 For Impersonation

Impersonation of Navy personnel a problem in Nigeria. Navy Arrests 6 For Impersonation In Lagos The Nigerian Navy ship, NNS Wey, Navy Town, Lagos, has arrested six persons for masquerading as naval personnel, with ...

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