EU Says Held Anti-Piracy Naval Exercises With Japan In Gulf Of Aden Faizan Hashmi The European Union‘s diplomatic arm on Wednesday stated that the bloc’s naval forces had held anti-piracy […]

  • Delta hostages rescued

    Nigerian troops rescue 3 Russian sailors, 2 others after raid of pirates’ hideout By Sumaila Ogbaje Three Russian sailors, one Ukrainian and one Equatorial Guinean kidnapped by pirates since 9 […]

  • CTF 151 and Oman talks

    Press Release Commander of CTF 151 (CCTF 151) held a video conference call with the Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (CRNO) to discuss future combined efforts in the […]

  • India, Bangladesh joint ops

    Bangladesh Navy and Indian Navy on Saturday started a three-day coordinated patrol and bilateral exercise “Bongosagar” in the Bay of Bengal aimed at curbing maritime crimes and smuggling. Two Bangladesh […]

  • Covid piracy surge?

    by Theo Locherer The last quarterly report from the International Maritime Bureau shows the negative effects of the Covid-19 on maritime security. There tend to be significant upswings of piracy […]

  • Egypt to buy MDA kit

    The government of Egypt has requested the purchase of a Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) system from the United States at a cost of $417 million. The US Defence Security Cooperation […]

  • WAF piracy: media to blame?

    West African piracy remains a threat but attacks are not becoming more frequent despite headline-grabbing abduction stories in the media. That is the view of Dirk Siebels, senior analyst at […]

  • ECSA Raises the Alarm About the Gulf of Guinea

    February 06: At the ECR Conference on Maritime Security and the Blue Economy yesterday in the European Parliament, ECSA [European Community Shipowners’ Association] raises the alarm about the dire security […]

  • EU NAVFOR Med extended

    Merchant shipping still called on to rescue migrants. European shipowners are pleased with the extension of the EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia ECSA welcomes the Council’s decision to extent the mandate […]

  • The ECSA Maritime Security Working Group

    Migrant situation added to remit. Shipowners’ holistic approach to maritime security In a move intended to allow the European shipping industry to stay abreast of recent developments, European shipowners have […]