Tag: counter piracy

  • Kidnap off Brass

    Pirates reportedly kidnap three crew. Landing craft attacked, Nigeria Landing craft LAETITIA V was attacked by pirates early in the morning Feb 3 in Gulf of Guinea SW of Port […]

  • UN looks at maritime crime

    Despite fall in piracy in Indian Ocean Region, other areas remain difficult. U.N. Security Council Focuses its Attention on Maritime Crime Transnational maritime crime is becoming more sophisticated as criminal […]

  • More Nigeria attacks

    Despite efforts of NIMASA and Nigerian Navy, piracy still a major issue. Pirates Attack Two Vessels At Brass Route The International Maritime Bureau (IMB), Piracy Reporting Centre has said that […]

  • Plain sailing for Cutlass Express

    Exercise ready to kick off. Pre-sail Training Concludes for Exercise Cutlass Express 2019 Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Kyle Steckler Sailors from around the globe completed classroom and mock visit, […]

  • MSC Mandy crew freed

    Crew from MSC Mandy released, no word on ransom. Pirates Freed Six Russian Sailors Abducted Off the Coast of Africa All Russian sailors abducted earlier in the Gulf of Guinea […]

  • 30 tankers stuck at Lagos

    Clear security issue for Nigerian Navy and NIMASA. 30 fuel vessels, others stuck on Lagos high sea By Sulaimon Salau The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) cumbersome documentation process may have delayed […]

  • More Venezuela marsec issues

    The maritime crime problem off Venezuela. Venezuelan pirates – the new scourge of the Caribbean As Venezuela’s economy collapses, a tide of lawlessness is spreading to the nearby island of […]

  • Myanmar Coast Guard

    Major security boost. Myanmar to establish coast guard to boost maritime safety Myanmar will soon establish a coast guard to protect its over 2000-kilometre-long coastline and territorial waters, news reports said. […]

  • New Indian Navy base

    INS Kohassa operational. Indian Navy Operationalises Third Airbase in Indian Ocean Region New Delhi (Sputnik): In a strategic move to enhance its surveillance capabilities against Chinese warships and submarines entering the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) through […]

  • Sea Vigil wraps

    ISPS Code audit included. Indian Navy concludes mega security drill on sea Chennai: The Navy along with the Coast Guard successfully conducted the Coastal Defense Exercise ‘Sea Vigil’ in close […]