Tag: crew kidnap

  • Malaysia launches anti-terror force

    Unit launched to combat Abu Sayyaf Group and other IS-affiliated militants. Malaysia Launches Terrorism Response Task Force Malaysia on Thursday launched its first integrated special operations unit whose job is […]

  • Joint patrols announced. Again.

    Joint patrols announced. Again. Indonesia, Philippine to Hold Joint Patrols Against Piracy The Indonesia Navy (TNI AL) acknowledges the importance of coordinated patrol with its Philippine counterpart to step up […]

  • Nigerian Navy urged to do more

    Despite constant claims the Navy is suppressing piracy and militancy, local leaders call for more action. Gov Emmanuel urges Nigerian Navy to checkmate militancy Worried by the spate of piracy […]

  • MMEA launch anti-terror op

    Operation will hopefully suppress crew kidnap attempts. Curbing movement of terrorists new focus of Ops Redback 7 – MMEA PORT KLANG: Curbing the movement of international terrorists such as Daesh […]

  • Crew kidnap, ASG suspected

    Abu Sayyaf Group believed to be behind attack. Korean abducted in first Philippines cargo ship raid MANILA: Suspected Islamist militants kidnapped the captain of a South Korean cargo ship in […]

  • Joint air patrols for SE Asia

    Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia to mount joint air patrols to guard against common threats Defence ministers see emergence of Daesh-like entity in Southeast Asia Gilbert P. Felongco, Correspondent Manila: Defence […]

  • NIMASA ups the intel game

    NIMASA signs up to Lloyd’s List Intelligence. NIMASA D-G tasks intelligence units to fight piracy in Nigerian waters The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Dakuku […]

  • SE Asia crew kidnapped

    Abu Sayyaf believed to be behind incident. 7 fishermen feared kidnapped in Sabah waters By Samhati Bhattacharjya The security forces in east coast Sabah have been alerted of a possible […]

  • Nigeria warns of illegal security

    Nigeria has a history of illegal maritime security providers. Maritime Security: Navy Raises The Alarm Over Fake Agencies By Lanre Arotimi The Nigerian Navy has advised concerned organizations to be […]

  • New joint patrols for SE Asia

    Hopes that patrols will suppress militant activity and piracy. Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines sign maritime security declaration Marguerite Afra Sapiie Foreign ministers and defense force chiefs from Indonesia, Malaysia and the […]