Tag: maritime piracy

  • BIMCO calls on EU, US

    Piracy continues in region. BIMCO calls for Gulf of Guinea counter-piracy support operations The EU, China, and the US must step up their support of counter-piracy operations in the Gulf […]

  • Nigerian Navy lauded

    Still no news on the six Russian crew kidnapped off Benin… ‘Nigerian Navy Support to Merchant Shipping Will Boost International Trade’ Stakeholders in the maritime industry have stated that the […]

  • Tanker missing

    Concerns grow over missing tanker. Tanker missing in Java sea hijacked? Jan 7: Product tanker NAMSE BANGDZOD on Jan 7 was declared missing, by Indonesian Maritime Authorities, since Dec 28. […]

  • Pirates free hostages

    Reports suggest all crew freed. Two Ukrainian sailors-piracy hostages released in Nigeria to arrive to Ukraine on Saturday – FM Two Ukrainian being piracy hostages in Nigeria and released are […]

  • Crew kidnap off Benin

    Not a good start to 2019 in the Gulf of Guinea. Pirates Kidnap Crewmembers from MSC Container Ship MSC has confirmed a successful pirate attack on the sub-Panamax container ship MSC […]

  • Pakistan boosts frigate fleet

    Pakistani Navy had previously confirmed that four such ships had been ordered. Chinese-made warship to double Pakistan Navy’s combat power By Abhishek G Bhaya China is building a “most advanced” […]

  • Fishing deal irks Somaliland

    Fishing rights war of words heats up. Somaliland and Somalia Could Go to Sea War in 2019 Fears are rife that Somaliland and Somalia could go to war in early […]

  • USN in Gulf drug seizure

    Another drug seizure in region. Chung-Hoon Seizes Drugs in Gulf of Aden Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Logan Kellums  Carrier Strike Group Three (CSG 3) The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon […]

  • China’s piracy patrols

    PLA Navy has done some sums. China Celebrates Growing Naval Capabilities China has highlighted its anti-piracy efforts over the past 10 years, noting its naval fleets have escorted 3,400 foreign […]

  • IRGC goes stealth

    No sign of a thaw in region for New Year. Iran’s IRGC censures U.S. presence in Gulf, improves battle features of speedboats: command Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) navy […]