Tag: COastguard

  • Nigeria targets pirates

    By Wale Odunsi The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday deployed troops on board six warships and 60 gunboats for a special military exercise. The drill targets pirates, oil smugglers and other […]

  • Improve WAF marsec

    Muhammad Irfan The Russian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday called on the Gulf of Guinea countries to consolidate efforts to fight piracy in the region. According to the ministry, two Russian […]

  • Liberian Coast Guard trains partners

    Liberian Coast Guardsmen and sailors from partner nations Sierra Leone and the Ivory Coast graduated from a Liberian Coast Guard-led joint boarding officer training course. Liberian Coast Guard trains partner […]

  • Iran seizes Saudi fishing vessels

    Iran’s coastguard has reportedly detained two Saudi fishing vessels after they illegally entered Iranian waters to fish.  The detained crew are said to be Indian nationals. Iran seizes Saudi fishing vessels […]

  • Cyclone Nilam: Missing Sailors

    Rescue operations are under way in India’s southern city of Chennai to find five sailors missing from an oil tanker that ran aground in a cyclone. Coast guard helicopters and […]

  • Coastguard Inspected

    Bahrain’s Public Security Chief has visited the Coastguard headquarters for an inspection and to discuss developments in training and the use of advanced equipment. Public Security Chief Inspects Coastguard Directorate […]