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Ghana Oil Boom Raises Piracy Specter

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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Chinese frigate docks in Djibouti

Escort task force due for replenishment. Chinese anti-piracy frigate docks in Djibouti The guided missile frigate Linyi from the Chinese Navy’s 19th anti-piracy escort task force has docked in Djibouti for a ...
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Samho Jewelry rescue video emerges

Dramatic helmet cam footage shows rescue. Samho Jewelry rescue video emerges To coincide with the fourth anniversary of the rescue of the Samho Jewelry by South Korean Navy SEALs, helmet cam footage ...
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Arrests made in Norway navy sale

Two UK businessmen arrested on suspicion of involvement in sale of warships to Nigerian security company In December last year, the Norwegian press revealed that six decommissioned naval Hauk-class guided missile ...
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Damen completes Patrol vessels

Completed vessels are first of their type to be built in South Africa. Damen completes first FCS 5009 Patrol vessels in South Africa Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) has finished building two ...
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MEPs discuss Enrica Lexie case

MEPs call for Italian marò (Marines) accused of killing Indian fishermen to be repatriated The European Parliament hopes that diplomatic dispute between Italy and India over the prosecution of two Italian ...
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Court extends Italian marine’s leave

No quick resolution to case in sight. India court extends Italian marine's leave India's Supreme Court has allowed an Italian marine accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012 to extend his ...
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Dynamite fishing in Tanzania

Concern militants might infiltrate. Dynamite fishing in Tanzania: Clear and present danger not just to tourism BY PROF. WOLFGANG H. THOME, PH.D., ETN AFRICA CORRESPONDENT Possession and use of explosives is not just ...
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EUNAVFOR to keep pressure on pirates

Coordinated response to piracy sees reduction in incidents.  EU naval force to keep pressure on pirates Allan Jacob Maritime piracy off the coast of Africa has been contained by effective patrolling and best ...
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Vietnam confirms tanker was hijacked

MT Sunrise 689 was taken by pirates. Vietnamese oil tanker Sunrise confirmed to be hijacked Police have confirmed that Vietnamese oil tanker Sunrise 689 was hijacked and robbed of a third of ...

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