Tag Archive: piracy
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Britain Never Left Persian Gulf

New base, but Royal Navy have had presence for some time. Back in Bahrain? Britain Never Left Persian Gulf Peter Harris It was announced earlier this month that Britain would establish its first permanent military ...
The Forgotten Hostages

Piracy threat always on horizon

Media may have moved on, but threat and hostages remain. Somali piracy threat always on the horizon Jon Gornall The name Captain Phillips is familiar to millions around the world. He was the ...
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Troubled Asian waters

Hijackings continue to cause concern. More hijackings in troubled Asian waters Pirates have so far this year hijacked 13 vessels in Asian waters. Compare this to last year, where there were only three ...
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NIMASA breaks silence on warships

Curious statement from NIMASA boss. ‎Warship purchase: NIMASA breaks silence, Insists Nigerian Navy is operating the boats …Says owes nobody apologies for blackmail By Kunle Kalejaye LAGOS-Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA has ...
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Fishermen return after pirate encounter

Unknown pirates rob fishing crew.  Nha Trang fishermen return after harrowing pirate encounter at sea By Hien Luong Seven fishermen arrived home in central Vietnam Saturday exhausted and empty-handed after a harrowing ordeal with ...
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NIMASA vows to defeat pirates

More curious remarks from NIMASA boss. NIMASA Vows To Rid Nigeria’s Maritime Space Of Sea Pirates, Kidnappers The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Tuesday restated its determination rid the ...
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Armed guard discusses dangers

Risk and danger always present. Maritime marshal reveals dangers posed by heavily armed pirates Zaihan Mohamed Yusof He has been a maritime marshal, or what is also known as a ship-based armed guard, ...
Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean

New wars on the Cold War relic

Is an Indian Ocean Zone of Peace possible today? New wars on the Cold War relic T. P. SREENIVASAN Revisiting the Indian Ocean zone of peace concept, which has led to long debates ...
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Convicted pirates acquitted

Convictions thrown out on appeal. Seychelles court of appeal acquits 3 suspected Somali pirates convicted of piracy By: Sharon Uranie The Seychelles Court of Appeal has acquitted and ordered the repatriation of 3 Somali pirates back to their homeland. ...
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President commends Kenya Navy

Country celebrates navy anniversary. President commends Kenya Navy in fight against drug trafficking Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has praised the role played by Kenya Navy in the fight against drug traffickers and ...

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