Tag Archive: maritime-news
NNS OKPABANA intercepts the German frigate BRANDENBURG, which simulates a tanker carrying a cargo of stolen oil, on 24 March 2015. (Photo: German Navy/Steve Back)

Exercise Obangame Express 2015

Multi national exercise in Gulf of Guinea. Obangame Express 2015: Two steps forward, one step back MATT HIPPLE Between 19 and 27 March OBANGAME EXPRESS, African Partnership Station’s annual exercise since 2011 took ...
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Piracy surges in Southeast Asia

No sign of decrease in SE Asia attacks. One coastal tanker hijacked every two weeks in South East Asia A small coastal tanker is hijacked by pirates in South East Asia every ...
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Gulf of Aden convoys consider new speed

New speed proposed. Gulf of Aden convoys consider new speed MSR has been asked by MSCHOA to request feedback on a possible new speed introduction for convoys transiting the Internationally Recognised Transit ...
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Canada hands command of CTF 150 to France

CTF 150 now under French command. Canada hands over command of Combined Task Force 150 to France DAVID PUGLIESE, OTTAWA CITIZEN Canada handed over command of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150) to France ...
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SC to hear marine’s plea

Enrica Lexie case still rumbling on. SC to hear marine's plea for extending stay in Italy The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear a plea by Italian marine Massimilano Latorre, seeking extension ...
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Collaborate To Combat Security Menace

Call for further action in region. Collaborate To Combat Security Menace Mr Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has called for a collaboration among security agencies to fight security challenges in Africa. Emmanuel Tornyi The Vice-President, Mr Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, ...
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China Sends Three Warships to Gulf of Aden

New anti-piracy patrol heads to HRA. China Sends Three Warships to Gulf of Aden The fleet is equipped with two helicopters and has dozens of special operation soldiers and more than 800 ...
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Pirates hijack tanker off Indonesia

Another oil tanker targeted by the region's pirates.  Pirates hijack tanker off Indonesia The IMB reports that an oil tanker was hijacked by armed pirates on April 1st, possibly the worst seasonal ...
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Counterpiracy patrols: China out, Chile in

Chile to join EUNAVFOR. Counterpiracy patrols: China out, Chile in Stephen Spark As China announced it would be suspending its anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden, the Chilean Ministry of National Defence ...
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RI, Japan to launch forum on maritime security

Defence cooperation pact welcomed.  RI, Japan to launch high-level forum on maritime security Japan and Indonesia agreed Monday to launch a high-level bilateral “maritime forum” to expand cooperation in ensuring security at ...

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