Tag: maritime piracy

  • Somalia okays China fishing

    Move could spark conflicts at sea. Somalia grants fishing licenses to China Somali’s government has granted 31 fishing licenses to China. This is the first time that President Mohamed Abdullahi […]

  • New assets for Pakistan

    PN inducts upgraded aircraft, helicopters into its fleet Muhammad Anis ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Navy on Wednesday inducted its first marinised and upgraded ATR aircraft, state of the art Simulator of […]

  • New Red Sea pact?

    Representatives from Egypt, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen and Jordan gathered in Riyadh on Wednesday to discuss the initiative Saudi Arabia Announces Plans to Form Security Entity With Red Sea Countries […]

  • Nigerian Navy doing well?

    Comments come a week after NIMASA’s on IMB. Navy’s support to merchant shipping thwarts 15 piracy attacks — Stakeholders By Oko Ebuka Stakeholders in the Nigerian maritime industry have said […]

  • New PLAN fleet for Gulf

    The PLAN’s deployments to the western Indian Ocean region continue. China Dispatches New Naval Fleet for Gulf of Aden Escort Mission By Ankit Panda On Sunday, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army […]

  • New Ops centre for Oman

    Joint Operations Centre and Maritime Security Centre should improve capability. Boost for SAF as Joint Operation Centre and Maritime Security Centre open A celebration was held at Muaskar Al Mortafa’ah […]

  • Somali piracy today

    Reporter spends time with EU NAVFOR. Somalia piracy: How foreign powers are tackling it Foreign navies have played a key role in curbing piracy off Somalia’s coast, writes the BBC’s […]

  • JTF pirate arrest

    Information provided by locals. JTF destroys militant camps, arrests suspected pirates, others in Niger Delta By Wale Odunsi The Joint Task Force, JTF, Operation Delta Safe has destroyed active militant […]

  • Iran plans naval drills

    Keeping the region simmering. Iran Navy to stage military maneuver in Indian Ocean: Commander Iranian naval forces plan to stage a large-scale drill in the Indian Ocean to boost and […]

  • Fishing crew kidnapped

    Abduction comes despite warnings and curfew. Abu Sayyaf abducts 3 Indonesian fishing crew BY AL JACINTO Three Indonesian fishing crew were reported kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf gunmen off Sabah near the […]