Tag: Gulf of Aden

  • Indian Waters 3rd worst for pirates

    MUMBAI: Merchant navy captain Sunil James may have returned home after five-and-a-half-months in Togo but statistics from the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (London) show how waters around […]

  • Worrying Surge in Piracy in Gulf of Guinea

    The number of attacks by pirates worldwide has fallen in the last year but armed robbery and kidnappings at sea have surged off the coast of west Africa Worrying surge […]

  • Somali Piracy Lowest in Seven Years

    Pirate attacks off the coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden dropped to their lowest level since 2006, an international watch group said on Monday Somali piracy drops […]

  • Pirates Trail Cruise Liner near Gulf of Aden

    Azamara Journey was enforced to take “evasive” operation on 23d of November, 2012 when the vessel’s crew noticed some little boats swiftly approaching the cruise liner while sailing off the […]

  • Somali Pirates Expand Operations

    According to a senior US official, Somali pirates now have expanded their operations as far as the west coast of India. Somali pirates expand operations till West Coast of India Somali […]

  • Russia seeking to deploy reconnaissance aircraft to Djibouti

    Russia is seeking to base two Ilyushin Il-38 maritime surveillance aircraft to Djibouti in support of its anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden. A number of nations base anti-piracy […]

  • Piracy drops by 54% in Gulf of Aden

    Ahead of the upcoming Seatrade Middle East Maritime exhibition and conference, the International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre confirms that pirate attacks off the Somali coast have declined by […]

  • Silver Lining

    According to a report released on August 12, the maritime security business in the Indian Ocean is booming as ships turn to private military security companies (PMSC) to help in the […]

  • Ocean Atlas Released

    After having detained the U.S.-flagged Ocean Atlas for more than a week in Maracaibo, Venezuelan authorities have dropped the charges against the captain and 14 crew of weapons smuggling. Venezuela releases Ocean Atlas […]

  • Operational Pause?

    Since its onset in June, the SW monsoon has caused a lull in Somali piracy – conditions prevent skiffs being launched. Somali pirates are, however, very persistent. In this article Dryad Maritime’s […]