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New Nigerian Navy ship en route

New ship travelling from China to Nigeria. Nigeria’s Newest Naval Vessel Breaks Maiden Voyage In Cape Town The Nigerian Navy’s newest ship, the large offshore patrol frigate NNS CENTENARY, has arrived at ...
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Upstream WAF, CSO Alliance partner

Upstream West Africa, CSO Alliance partner Press Release Vale Media Group, the Sub Saharan Africa focused Oil, Gas & Mining Business to Business (B2B) events company, announced today the strategic partnership with ...
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Bastion announces new platform

Platform to simplify PMSC selection process. PRESS RELEASE Bastion announces new platform Malta-based maritime security brokerage Bastion International has created an online platform where shipping companies can trade with security firms. The new platform ...
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Court remands Nigerian pirates into custody

Men accused of hijacking MT Mariam. Court remands 8 Nigerian pirates into prison custody The eight suspected pirates arrested by the Ghana Navy aboard vessel, MT Mariam, have been remanded into prison ...
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Piracy in Ghana

GGR concerned at security in Ghana's waters.  Piracy in Ghana: Is Accra still in denial? By Cassie Blombaum, Guardian Global Resources Limited Last week was a difficult one for Accra. To begin with, Ghanaian ...
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Maritime Crime Figures for 2014

Dryad releases its stats for the year. Maritime Crime Figures for 2014 Gulf of Guinea The Gulf of Guinea saw an overall reduction in the number of incidents in 2014: a decrease of ...
Critical Skills Operators with Bravo Company, 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, saw through a steel door during Visit, Board, Search and Seizure training near Naval Base Coronado, Calif., Jan. 15. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Donovan Lee/released)

MARSOC Marines fine-tune skills

Training to enhance board and search capabilities. MARSOC Marines fine-tune Visit, Board, Search and Seizure skills Story by Sgt. Donovan Lee U.S. NAVAL BASE CORONADO, Calif. – Critical Skills Operators (CSO) with Bravo Company, ...
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Boeing’s MSA is ready for demos

Initial mission systems testing completed. Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft Ready for Demonstration Flights The Boeing [NYSE: BA] Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) program is ready for customer demonstration flights, having completed the baseline ...
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JTF talks tough on kidnappers, pirates

JTF ramps up the rhetoric against pirates.  JTF talks tough on kidnappers, pirates Akam James, Yenagoa Apparently disturbed by the spate of criminal activities in the Niger-Delta region, authorities of the Joint Military ...
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Did 2014 signal the end of physical piracy?

Short answer… no. Did 2014 signal the end of physical piracy? Compared to the number of attacks that occurred between 2009 and 2013, 2014 was a relatively tempered year as far as ...

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