Tag: maritime piracy

  • U.S. to base Coast Guard cutters in western Pacific in response to China

    By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. national security adviser said on Friday the U.S Coast Guard was basing Enhanced Response Cutters in the western Pacific for maritime security […]

  • Pirate approach GoG

    A Denmark-flagged tanker has been approached by a suspicious boat off the coast of Ghana but managed to avoid a potential attack. This is according to Praesidium International, which said […]

  • Ghana’s piracy woes

    CEMLAWS reveals alarming trends of wide spread of piracy incidents in Gulf of Guinea The Executive Director of the Centre for Maritime Law and Security (CEMLAWS) and a Retired Naval […]

  • NAF to join Deep Blue

    The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is set to deploy air assets as well as Special Forces personnel in support of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Deep Blue […]

  • India, Japan ink deal

    By Anirban Bhaumik India and Japan have opened up their military bases for each other’s army, navy and air force – elevating bilateral defence cooperation amid China’s growing belligerence. With […]

  • Piracy Attack 19nm SW of Bayelsa, Nigeria

    January 21, 08:35 UTC: Approximately 15 armed persons in a speedboat approached and fired upon a general cargo ship underway in approx. position 04’05”62N, 005’44”52E, 19nm SW of Bayelsa, Nigeria. […]

  • Nigeria seizes 130 vessels in year

      Figures reveal scale of problem. Maritime crimes: Nigerian Navy seizes 130 vessels in 1 year The Nigerian Navy has intercepted 130 vessels for crimes perpetrated in the maritime sector […]

  • Malacca’s low crime stats

    Australian Border Forces (ABF) played a major role in reducing the number of maritime crimes along the straits. Team work with Australia sees drop in maritime crimes By Intan Amalina Mohd […]

  • S. Korea aids yacht in Gulf

    News coincides with a suspected piracy approach on a yacht in the Gulf of Aden this week. Navy’s Cheonghae unit rescues two foreign yachts off Somali coast The South Korean […]

  • Nigeria’s piracy stats

    Continued insecurity could see insurance premiums rise. Pirates Attack 88 Vessels Calling At Nigerian Seaports In 1 Year By YUSUF BABALOLA Sea pirates have attacked as many as 88 vessels […]