Tag Archive: piracy
Pirates kidnap 3 in offshore Nigeria attack

Nigerian Navy upgraded in terror fight

Naval logistics to be upgraded in wake of war on Boko Haram, insurgency. Terrorism: FG to upgrade Oghara Naval Logistics Command —Obanikoro  BY Godwin Oghre Sapele—The Federal Government is to upgrade the Nigerian ...
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US air patrol helps Dominican Republic

Maritime surveillance patrols used in the fight against drug smugglers. U.S. deploys air patrol craft to help Dominican Republic Santo Domingo. - At the Dominican Government’s request the United States on Tuesday ...
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Nigerian piracy: locals beg for help

Situation in riverine areas is becoming intolerable for locals. Piracy: Bayelsans beg government to declare state of emergency on waterways BY Samuel Oyadongha Yenagoa—Worried by the upsurge in attacks by pirates on marine ...
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Court wants details on Sri Lanka deal

Legal challenge mounted to prevent sale of OPVs by India. Court wants details on Sri Lanka deal The Madras High Court Bench wants to know if the Indian Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) ...
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New Zealand, China Boost Defence Ties

Both countries consider maritime security to be vital. New Zealand and China Decide to Boost Defence Ties By Kalyan Kumar New Zealand and China will work towards strengthening defence ties, reported 3 News. This is conveyed ...
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The Politics of Maritime Engagement

Both India and China have had strong strategic motives for taking part in RIMPAC this year. RIMPAC and the Politics of Maritime Engagement By Abhijit Singh Almost three weeks ago, the world’s largest naval ...
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Navy Hands Seized Vessel to Interpol

Ship suspected of piracy involvement handed over to law enforcement. Navy Arrests, Hands over Seized Vessel to Interpol Chiemelie Ezeobi The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Ibusa, yesterday handed over a seized vessel, MT ...
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Indian Navy suffers twin incidents

Indian Navy continues to suffer with accidents. Navy’s twin mishaps: commando killed, fire on ship An Indian Navy commando was on Monday killed in a weapon-handling accident at Visakhapatnam-based INS Kalinga, a ...
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Royal Navy in Gulf of Guinea

Ships will take part in anti-piracy training as well as other duties. British naval ships on four-day visit Two British Naval Ships, HMS Iron Duke and RFA Black Rover, on Monday arrived ...
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Nigerian piracy: fact and fiction

Insecurity, under reporting, lack of information sharing all confuse the issues. Nigerian piracy 'overhyped' or not reported enough? By C. BLOMBAUM This has not been a good month for Nigeria. To begin with, there ...

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