Tag: Netherlands

  • Dutch court convicts pirate

    Pirate receives six-year sentence.  Dutch court convicts pirate The Court of The Hague has a Somali man was sentenced to six years in prison. The court considered it proven that […]

  • Huge cocaine find at port

    Second Largest Cocaine Haul for Port of Rotterdam Rotterdam port police has discovered some 3,000 kilos of cocainehidden in a container. The street value of the haul has been estimated to over € […]

  • Convicted pirates requesting asylum

    Convicted Somali pirates, who are serving their sentences in Dutch jails, should no longer qualify for early release Somali pirates who request asylum should stay in jail: minister  Convicted Somali […]

  • Netherlands use Colombo to fight pirates

    The Royal Netherlands Navy has decided to use Colombo, Sri Lanka, as a hub to provide security to the international trade vessels against the pirates. Netherlands to use Colombo to […]

  • Tackling Pirates Onshore

    In line with European decisions, the Netherlands will intensify its anti-piracy policy off the Somali coast. The EU hopes to get a grip on the problem by tackling pirate munity […]