• China’s piracy patrols

    PLA Navy has done some sums. China Celebrates Growing Naval Capabilities China has highlighted its anti-piracy efforts over the past 10 years, noting its naval fleets have escorted 3,400 foreign […]

  • CMF Issues Guidance

    CMF establishes a new secure transit corridor off Yemen. Guidance on Maritime Security Transit Corridor The following information from the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) relates to transits through the Gulf […]

  • Yemeni CG vessel hits mine

    Two killed off Yemen coast. Yemeni CG vessel hits mine UKMTO reports that a vessel belonging to the Yemeni Coast Guard struck a sea mine on Friday 10th off the […]

  • The way forward in stopping piracy

    Maritime crime prevention examined. The way forward in stopping piracy Written by Adeniyi Adejimi Osinowo/ACSS/ADF Nigerian Rear Admiral Adeniyi Adejimi Osinowo outlines the key steps needed to stop piracy. Combating […]

  • Gulf of Aden risk downgraded

    Reduction in pirate activity leads to pay cut. Hazard pay for seafarers passing by Gulf of Aden limited as risk status downgraded By: Veronica Uy MANILA – Hazard pay for seafarers […]

  • Under Attack

    A Costamare boxship has come under attack from pirates in the Gulf of Aden. A gang of five pirates fired rocket propelled grenades at the “MSC Namibia II” as it […]

  • Heading Home

    After a successful 88 days, the Greek frigate HS NIKIFOROS FOKAS has conducted her last day of operations as part of the EU NAVFOR Task Force. Throughout her deployment she […]