Tag: Mozambique Channel

  • Sea mine hits tanker

    Aframax mine blast off Yemen puts shipping on alert Sam Chambers Shipping has been put on alert to be highly vigilant when transiting the Gulf of Aden with news of […]


    EU Says Held Anti-Piracy Naval Exercises With Japan In Gulf Of Aden Faizan Hashmi The European Union‘s diplomatic arm on Wednesday stated that the bloc’s naval forces had held anti-piracy […]

  • CTF 151 and Oman talks

    Press Release Commander of CTF 151 (CCTF 151) held a video conference call with the Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (CRNO) to discuss future combined efforts in the […]

  • India, Bangladesh joint ops

    Bangladesh Navy and Indian Navy on Saturday started a three-day coordinated patrol and bilateral exercise “Bongosagar” in the Bay of Bengal aimed at curbing maritime crimes and smuggling. Two Bangladesh […]

  • Covid piracy surge?

    by Theo Locherer The last quarterly report from the International Maritime Bureau shows the negative effects of the Covid-19 on maritime security. There tend to be significant upswings of piracy […]

  • Egypt to buy MDA kit

    The government of Egypt has requested the purchase of a Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) system from the United States at a cost of $417 million. The US Defence Security Cooperation […]

  • Mozambican Navy Seizes 1.5 Tons of Heroin, Arrests 12 Iranian Nationals, Off Coast of Cabo Delgado. 3 Suspects Died.

    December 14: The Mozambican authorities are detaining 12 Iranians caught allegedly shipping narcotics off the coast of the northern province of Cabo Delgado. The boat was intercepted on Saturday in […]

  • Ship Stores Stolen From Vessel at Nacala Anchorage, Mozambique

    May 26: At approximately 20:00 UTC duty crew on an unspecified vessel at Nacala Anchorage noticed the forward store broken into and reported this to the duty officer. An alarm […]

  • Op Copper still going

    Operation Copper still active. S. African navy completes anti-piracy mission in Mozambique Two South African navy vessels have completed patrol of the Northern Mozambican Channel as part of the anti-piracy […]

  • Boost for Mozambique

    The ten speedboats cost 40,000 euros. Portugal Donates Speedboats to Mozambican Navy Maputo — The Portuguese Defence Ministry on Monday donated ten speedboats to the Mozambican navy, under the military […]