Tag: Gulf of Aden

  • Thai Answer

    According to media reports, the Thai navy is to deploy armed guards on board Thai flagged vessels transiting the Gulf of Aden. Their mission will start in July in the […]

  • AIS Anger

    The availability and access to AIS data around the Gulf of Aden (GoA) has prompted an angry response. One extremely popular site marinetraffic.com has reportedly been broadcasting data from a vessel which […]

  • Under Threat

    The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society vessel, “Steve Irwin”, was reportedly tailed by Somali pirates on Tuesday in the Gulf of Aden. The group, famous for its aggressive campaigns against Japanese […]

  • Long Stretch

    A U.S. court has sentenced a Somali man to 25 years in prison for a pirate attack on a merchant vessel in the Gulf of Aden. A federal judge in […]

  • Turned Off

    New AIS advice from EUNAVFOR and NATO [citing IMO Resolution A.917(22)] states “the Master has the discretion to switch off the AIS if he believes its use increases the ship’s […]

  • Fuel Call

    Two ships of Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) arrived briefly in India for a fuelling stopover on their way for anti-piracy deployment in the Gulf of Aden. “JDS Sazanami” […]

  • Taking Command

    Singapore has taken over command of a multinational counter-piracy task force in the Gulf of Aden. This is the second time Singapore is commanding the Combined Task Force (CTF) 151. […]

  • Tanker Taken

    At approximately 0900Z on 28 March, the Crude Oil Tanker the “MV Zirku” was hit by pirates. The vessel was approximately 250 nautical miles South East of Salalah in the […]

  • Troop Movements

    The Dutch parliament has agreed to deploy Dutch troops on board a number of Dutch flagged vessel in order to protect them against piracy in the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of […]

  • Silent Battle for the Seas

    According to some naval experts the fight against piracy off the Horn of Africa, the Gulf of Aden and in the Indian Ocean could lead to a new balance of […]