Tag: maritime news

  • Mauritius boosts blue zone

    Fast Interceptors for CG. Mauritius Coast Guard Service commissions ten patrol boats Written by Oscar Nkala The Mauritius Coast Guard Service (MCG) has commissioned into service ten 14.5 metre long […]

  • SE Asia piracy patrols

    Piracy currently at low ebb in region. Philippines, Indonesia joint patrol can help overcome piracy The problem of piracy and illegal fishing can be controlled if Indonesia and Philippines carry […]

  • Russian hostage freed

    Bourbon Liberty 251 crewman reported released. Russian Sailor, Kidnapped Off Nigeria, Reported Freed A RESIDENT of Murmansk, Russia, who was captured during an attack on a ship by pirates in […]

  • Pirates kidnap crew

    Nigerian pirates continue kidnapping wave. Pirates Kidnap Five Crewmembers Off Nigeria The product tanker Sampatiki reported a pirate attack off of Nigeria in the early hours of March 26. The pirates boarded the […]

  • S. Korea, Japan collaborate

    Closer collaboration between navies. S. Korea, Japan’s Navy chiefs to discuss military collaboration next week The naval chiefs of South Korea and Japan will hold talks next week on ways […]

  • Lake Chad anti-terror post

    Base will also tackle maritime crime and piracy. Boko Haram – Nigeria Sets Up Naval Post in Lake Chad Region President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of a naval […]

  • Improving Nigerian marsec

    Insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea remains a huge issue. American experts urge Nigeria to secure territorial waters Posted By: Oluwakemi Dauda To ensure that Nigeria becomes the hub of […]

  • Pirate price watch

    Low prices are making oil tanker heists off Africa’s western coast not worth the risk. Cheap Oil Is Taking A Major Toll On Pirates Alexander C. Kaufman Oil companies aren’t […]

  • West African Navies Coming of Age?

    Response times improve in encouraging sign. West African Navies Coming of Age? By Dirk Steffen On 11 February 2016, fourteen Nigerian and Ghanaian pirates in two speedboats attacked the product […]

  • Denmark’s anti-piracy push

    Concerns over safety in Gulf of Guinea. Denmark pushes for other nations to beef up anti-piracy patrols SAM CHAMBERS Denmark will remain committed to patrolling the seas in anti-piracy operations, […]