Tag: counter piracy

  • Crew kidnap off Benin

    Not a good start to 2019 in the Gulf of Guinea. Pirates Kidnap Crewmembers from MSC Container Ship MSC has confirmed a successful pirate attack on the sub-Panamax container ship MSC […]

  • Pakistan boosts frigate fleet

    Pakistani Navy had previously confirmed that four such ships had been ordered. Chinese-made warship to double Pakistan Navy’s combat power By Abhishek G Bhaya China is building a “most advanced” […]

  • Fishing deal irks Somaliland

    Fishing rights war of words heats up. Somaliland and Somalia Could Go to Sea War in 2019 Fears are rife that Somaliland and Somalia could go to war in early […]

  • USN in Gulf drug seizure

    Another drug seizure in region. Chung-Hoon Seizes Drugs in Gulf of Aden Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Logan Kellums  Carrier Strike Group Three (CSG 3) The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon […]

  • China’s piracy patrols

    PLA Navy has done some sums. China Celebrates Growing Naval Capabilities China has highlighted its anti-piracy efforts over the past 10 years, noting its naval fleets have escorted 3,400 foreign […]

  • IRGC goes stealth

    No sign of a thaw in region for New Year. Iran’s IRGC censures U.S. presence in Gulf, improves battle features of speedboats: command Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) navy […]

  • Taiwan, Japan talks

    The two countries reached agreements on issues of illegal fishing, human trafficking, drug smuggling, and scientific research, with two MoUs signed in Tokyo Successful Taiwan-Japan maritime cooperation talks conclude in […]

  • Red Wave 1 preps

    Multi-national exercise due. Saudi naval forces prepare for Red Wave 1 JEDDAH: The joint military drill, Red Wave 1, is to launch early next week with the participation of the […]

  • Fishing Somali waters

    Concern among Somalia’s fishing community. China will start fishing along Somalia’s coastline just as piracy makes a comeback The country with mainland Africa’s longest coastline is inviting China to its […]

  • Nigeria’s maritime concerns

    Concerns over Nigeria’s maritime industry. Smuggling, piracy choke shipping business By BAYO AKOMOLAFE Stakeholders in the maritime industry said that business activities suffered a serious setback this year, especially in the […]