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MARCOMET 2015

Heads of Navies meet for SEA SENSE 2015

NATO gathering in London to discuss security issues. Heads of Navies meet for SEA SENSE 2015 Global Maritime Security Conference Today more than 160 NATO and partner nation military and civilian leaders ...
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Sailors’ Society launches Crisis Response Centre

24-hour centre offers support. Sailors’ Society launches Crisis Response Centre to support seafarers affected by piracy Durban-based facility will provide 24-hour rapid response and trauma counselling for survivors of piracy attacks and ...
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NIMASA domesticates 5 IMO laws

IMO laws adopted to improve standards. NIMASA domesticates 5 IMO laws to improve safety of ships at sea Determined to improve the safety of ships calling the nation’s seaports, the Nigerian Maritime ...
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Piracy: Response & Training Officers

As pirate attacks fall away in some regions, alternatives to armed guards are sought. The Need for Response & Training Officers Guest Article by: John Twiss MSyI Lies, damned lies and statistics. There ...
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Calls for new Nigerian piracy laws

Calls for public hearing to clarify laws. Nigeria: Association Calls for Public Hearing On Piracy The Women's International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA), Nigeria has urged the National Assembly to organise a ...
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Fighting West African piracy

French Navy hosts seminar on piracy, maritime crime. Maritime Piracy: "Africa Must Develop Its Own Security Architecture" GATHERED on Thursday, June 25, around Admiral Bernard Rogel, Chief of Staff of the French ...
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Germany holds piracy workshops

Federal Police run anti-piracy training. Combat Games for the Jolly Roger in the Baltic By Eva-Maria Mester It’s hot and cramped in the engine room of the Rettin; the air is thick with diesel ...
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Nigerian oil theft kingpins

Who is stealing Nigeria's oil? Revealed: Those behind oil theft in the country Oil bunkering in the Niger Delta, has been a perennial problem. The country is to have lost oil estimated ...
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Nigeria: Cross River grapples with piracy

Recent attacks highlight dangers. Cross River Grapples with Kidnapping, Militancy, Piracy Written by Eyo Charles, Calabar Whereas in the North-East of Nigeria Boko Haram insurgency holds sway, in the South-South, especially in Cross ...
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The Decision to Stop Using Security Guards

Shipping companies eye the bottom line. The Decision to Stop Using Security Guards By Wendy Laursen It’s a subject that ship managers are reticent to talk about, but many are now thinking about when ...

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