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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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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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