Tag: kidnap

  • Libya kidnap pressure

    Move follows South Korea’s last week. PH Navy to send task group to Libya for kidnapped Filipinos MANILA- The Philippine Navy said Saturday it would deploy a task group to […]

  • ASG hostages rescued

    Concerns ASG is still a threat. Military rescues 2 ASG kidnap victims in Sulu SULU, Philippines – Authorities rescued a mother and daughter from the hands of the Abu Sayyaf […]

  • Kenya’s maritime efforts

    Kenya moves to secure maritime domain. Kenya pledges enhanced maritime security to develop blue economy Kenya’s defense forces will enhance surveillance along its coastline to ensure that development of blue […]

  • New boats for Kenya

    ‘Metal Sharks’ to be used to stop Al Shabaab entering Kenyan waters. US delivers final boats to Kenya Navy to bolster marine patrols By JOSEPH MURAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 28 – […]

  • ASG men arrested

    Men arrested shortly after reports of suspicious approach against fishing vessel. Philippine Navy apprehends six ASG men in Sulu waters By Francis Wakefield The Philippine Navy through the Naval Forces […]

  • Abu Sayyaf hostages freed

    Only three survivors of kidnapped crew. Vietnamese fishermen rescued from Abu Sayyaf By Roel Pareño and Ian Nicolas Cigaral ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — Four Vietnamese fishermen—one of them found dead—were […]

  • New MPAs for Bangladesh

    Bay of Bengal often a kidnapper’s paradise. Bangladesh Navy Orders Two More Dornier 228NG Maritime Patrol Aircraft angladesh Navy has ordered two more Dornier 228 unarmed twin turborprop maritime patrol […]

  • Pirates kidnap crew

    Four boats of pirates attack cargo ship. Pirates kidnap five off southern Nigeria: police Warri – Sea pirates have kidnapped five people from a ship off the coast of oil-rich […]

  • Nigerian pirates kidnap crew

    Attack comes despite increased effort by Nigerian Navy. Nigerian Pirates kidnap Moroccan crew Nigerian pirates have kidnapped five crew members, three of them from Morocco,  from a general cargo vessel […]

  • Delta militants, army clash

    No mention of casualties. Militants, army engage in gun battle in Calabar There was a deadly gun battle between Niger Delta militants and men of the Nigerian army over attempt […]