Tag Archive: piracy
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Indo can pursue pirates

Agreement forged in 1975 allows cross border pursuit under certain conditions Indonesia ‘can pursue suspects on Philippine waters’ Gilbert P. Felongco, Correspondent Manila: Philippine defence officials have said Indonesian forces can go after ...
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Living in captivity

Those who have survived the ordeal, have lived to tell tales of torture and pain. Living in captivity: Untold stories of Indians held hostage by Somali pirates Monalisa Das If and when most ...
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A Hostage Story

OBP highlights the plight of crew taken hostage. A Hostage Story A new report published by Oceans Beyond Piracy and One Earth Future, both programs of the One Earth Future Foundation, explores ...
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New boats for Vietnam CG

New boats to bolster fleet. Vietnam Coast Guard orders extra boats by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong Capitalising on satisfaction from a previous batch of patrol boats, James Boat Technologies (JBT) received a ...
Abu Sayyaf militants

Indonesia closes kidnap net

Net closing on kidnappers. Indonesia locates area sailors being held by Abu Sayyaf Indonesia says it knows the whereabouts of seven of its citizens abducted by a Daesh-affiliated militant group from a tugboat in the ...
Don't Pay the Pirates

Piracy’s impact on crews

New data from Oceans Beyond Piracy. New Report Explores Piracy’s Long-Term Impact on Seafarers More than 3,000 seafarers have been held hostage by Somali pirates since 2001, with a significant, but unknown, ...
Abu Sayyaf militants

ASG behind kidnappings

Men confirmed as being held by ASG. Indonesian crew held by Abu Sayyaf in Sulu The Philippines’ military confirmed Sunday that seven Indonesians abducted from a tugboat earlier this week are being ...
Maritime Challenges in the Gulf of Guinea

New West Africa piracy guides

End of MTISC-GoG project sees new agency take over. New industry guidelines for Gulf of Guinea‏ published BIMCO, ICS, INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO have jointly released an updated version of ‘Guidelines for Owners, ...
Abu Sayyaf militants

Indonesian crew kidnapped

More crew kidnapped, Abu Sayyaf Group suspected. Indonesia hostages spark security concerns It's the fourth time this year that crew members on Indonesian boats travelling through essential trade routes in Philippine waters ...
Nigerian navy kills 12 pirates

Operation Delta Safe

New name, new tasks. Nigerian military scraps Niger Delta ‘Operation Pulo Shield’ Abdulkareem Haruna The Nigerian military has scrapped its joint military task force in the restive Niger Delta. The task force, nicknamed Operation ...

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