Tag: Gulf of Aden

  • Study on Somali anti-piracy initiatives

    South African firm looks at anti-piracy solutions. Specialist Maritime Security conducts study on Somali anti-piracy initiatives The Specialist Maritime Security study recruited specialists who had worked in Somalia for three years, […]

  • Eradicate pirates’ nests

    Marine union calls for tougher action from US against pirates. Captain Phillips Wants Pirates’ Nests Eradicated The White House unveiled a new policy to combat maritime piracy that recommends various diplomatic cooperative strategies and alludes […]

  • HMS Queen Elizabeth

    Gathering ahead of official naming ceremony. Industry leaders gather to celebrate Royal Navy’s new carrier The Defence Secretary has thanked the defence industry for their help in building the Royal […]

  • Pirate prison on verge of closure

    Electricity bills could force closure of Puntland pirate prison. Somalia: Danish-funded Prison facility in Puntland on verge of closure A 500-bed prison facility in the state capital of Garowe is […]

  • The Japanese Ship Guarding Act

    Six months after the Japanese government green lit PMSCs, problems remain. Deciphering the Japanese Ship Guarding Act Written by Simon O. Williams Research Support Credited to Michitsuna Watanabe Over six […]

  • Barrister Takes on Slavery at Sea

    Children exploited for slavery and piracy. Barrister Takes on Slavery at Sea Children’s rights are being abused in Africa as they are exploited for slavery and through trafficking. Children are also […]

  • Tanker Deters Pirate Approach

    TORM Sofia approached by suspected pirate skiff. TORM Tanker Deters Pirate Approach The TORM Sofia succeeded in deterring a suspicious approach to the vessel by a group of pirates in the Gulf […]

  • SAF honours 193 personnel

    Minster for Defence presides over medal ceremony. SAF honours 193 personnel for contributions to international counter-piracy efforts SINGAPORE – Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen presented the Singapore Armed […]

  • Iranian Navy in pirate shoot out

    Iranian media report Navy fought off attack on oil tanker. Iranian Navy in pirate shoot out Iranian media has reported that the country’s navy has fought off a pirate attack […]

  • MPHRP remembers hostages

    Remembering those seafarers being attacked and kidnapped by pirates. Day of the Seafarer 2014 Remembering those seafarers being attacked and kidnapped by pirates. Approximately 500,000 seafarers annually sail in seas […]