Tag: India

  • GoG military exercise starts

    Nigeria joins military exercise in Gulf of Guinea The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday deployed six warships and 65 gunboats in a joint multinational maritime exercise comprising navies from 16 countries. […]

  • Delta hostages rescued

    Nigerian troops rescue 3 Russian sailors, 2 others after raid of pirates’ hideout By Sumaila Ogbaje Three Russian sailors, one Ukrainian and one Equatorial Guinean kidnapped by pirates since 9 […]

  • Covid piracy surge?

    by Theo Locherer The last quarterly report from the International Maritime Bureau shows the negative effects of the Covid-19 on maritime security. There tend to be significant upswings of piracy […]

  • WAF piracy: media to blame?

    West African piracy remains a threat but attacks are not becoming more frequent despite headline-grabbing abduction stories in the media. That is the view of Dirk Siebels, senior analyst at […]

  • India foils navy plot

    India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested nine men who were allegedly preparing to carry out terrorist attacks on behalf of Al Qaeda – including an attack on Indian Navy […]

  • India joins Djibouti Code

    New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): India has joined the Djibouti Code of Conduct as Observer, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said here on Wednesday. “India has joined the Djibouti […]

  • China Rejects Indian Claim Karachi-Bound Ship Has Military Supplies

    March 05: China on Thursday strongly rejected an Indian allegation that a detained Karachi-bound Chinese merchant vessel carried cargo that breached non-proliferation and export control restrictions. “The Pakistan-bound merchant vessel […]

  • Ship’s Stores Stolen At Kakinada Anchorage in India

    February 19, 18:30 UTC: During routine rounds, crew aboard a vessel at Kakinada Anchorage in India (posn. 17:03.5N – 082:24.6E) noticed ship’s stores missing. On investigating, it was noticed that […]

  • Seven Persons Board and Steal Oil Drums From OSV at Kakinada Anchorage in India

    February 28, 04:00 LT: While at North Anchorage Kakinada in India (16° 58.08’ N, 82° 18.91’ E), seven persons in a dinghy boat approached and boarded the offshore supply vessel […]

  • Four Persons Armed with Knives Steal Mooring Rope From OSV at Kakinada Anchorage

    February 11, 05:30 LT: While at Kakinada Anchorage in India (approx. posn. 16°58’N, 82°18’E), four unauthorized persons armed with knives boarded the offshore supply vessel (OSV) EVIMERIA (IMO #9366653) from […]