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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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SAS Makhanda on anti-piracy duty

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 – ...
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Captain Phillips strikes back

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 ...
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Tanker Hijackings Add to Tensions

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 ...
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Joint forum on piracy

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 ...
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The Japanese Ship Guarding Act

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 ...
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New board-and-search facility

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 ...
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Vietnam determined to defend its waters

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 ...
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Iran flotilla heading for Indian Ocean

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 ...
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CSO Alliance tackles maritime crime

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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