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 ...
OPV heads to Mozambique Channel duties.
Revamped strike craft ready for counter-piracy duty
The third Warrior Class strike craft to be refitted as an offshore patrol vessel (OPV) – SAS Makhanda – ...
Risk versus reward ratio no longer in pirates' favour.
Captain Phillips strikes back: Off Horn of Africa, pirates go bye-bye
Somali pirates in 2011 attacked 237 boats in the oceans around northeast ...
Recent spate of hijackings is creating further tensions in region.
Tanker Hijackings Add to Tensions in South China Sea
By KEITH BRADSHER
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Add another problem to the rising tensions in ...
ReCAAP partners with shipping association for forum.
Joint forum on piracy, sea robbery
The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ISC) and the Sarawak and Sabah Shipowners Association jointly organised the Anti-Piracy and Sea ...
Six months after the Japanese government green lit PMSCs, problems remain.
Deciphering the Japanese Ship Guarding Act
Written by Simon O. Williams
Research Support Credited to Michitsuna Watanabe
Over six months since the Japanese ...
A new facility which will teach personnel how to search merchant vessels opens.
New board-and-search facility at HMS Raleigh
By TRISTAN NICHOLS, Defence Reporter
A NEW training facility which will teach military personnel ...
Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Vinh has affirmed Vietnam’s resolve
Vietnam determined to defend its sovereignty and waters
Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Vinh has affirmed Vietnam’s resolve to defend its sovereignty ...
Iran's naval forces sail for the southern Indian Ocean for the first time.
Iran flotilla heading for south Indian Ocean: Cmdr.
Iran's naval forces will, for the first time, set sail for ...
Network will facilitate a coordinated response to a major problem
CSO Alliance tackles maritime crime with 'real time' intelligence sharing
Network will facilitate a coordinated response to a major problem, utilising the ...
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