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Ghana to set up special naval units, maritime crime courts to counter piracy

Is Ghana becoming a piracy hot spot?

Recent attacks causing concern. Is Ghana becoming a piracy hot spot? Two recent attacks have raised concerns that Ghana could be turning into a hot spot for piracy and armed robbery at ...
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Seaman Guard Ohio drama continues

Seaman Guard Ohio drama continues US ship: Tamil Nadu police to move Supreme Court DC | V.P. RAGHU Chennai: Having being ticked off by the Madras high court recently for booking crew members of ...
Tackling Insecurity in West Africa's Waters

Panic rooms for ships

The legalities of running with armed guards in West Africa mean options are needed. Panic rooms for ships With the latest security alert from BIMCO effectively rendering the use of armed guards ...
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Piracy still a threat

PMSC union raises concerns over complacency. Piracy still a threat – maritime security union In spite of a global drop in maritime piracy, the threat still remains, especially off West Africa and ...
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HMAS Toowoomba gets female Command

Commander Catherine Hayes becomes first female in RAN to command a warship in the M.E. HMAS Toowoomba deploys with first female commander Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston has congratulated Commander Catherine Hayes, who has ...
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Anti-pirate security hit by rate plunge

Collapse of PMSC sparks further industry concerns. Anti-pirate security hit by rate plunge Jem Newton A fall in private security rates could raise risks for commercial shipping in the Gulf of Aden, a ...
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Fisheries Crime: Bridging the Gap

'Fish piracy' and Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) a huge issue. Fisheries Crime: Bridging the Gap Op-Ed by Dr Mary Ann Palma-Robles Fisheries crime is a major and increasingly significant threat not ...
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Is Somali piracy over?

Decrease in successful attacks ignores root causes which remain. Is It Really the End of Piracy off the Coast of Somalia? Posted by: Abbas Daher Djama The recent drop of successful acts of piracy ...
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IMB issues mid-year piracy report

Concern over hijackings for cargo theft in SE Asia remains.  IMB reports worrying trend of small tanker hijacks in Southeast Asian waters The Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) of the International Chamber of ...
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Nigerian piracy: fact and fiction

Insecurity, under reporting, lack of information sharing all confuse the issues. Nigerian piracy 'overhyped' or not reported enough? By C. BLOMBAUM This has not been a good month for Nigeria. To begin with, there ...

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