Fears many incidents off West Africa go unreported.
The ungoverned seas
The waters around Somalia are calmer, but piracy in west Africa is rising
STICK-SLIM and still, Captain Lube sits in Lagos’s commercial ...
New Bill had raised concerns in shipping and insurance industries.
Paying piracy ransoms ‘still legal’
UK: A new Counter Terrorism and Security Bill, which was presented to the UK parliament on ...
MT Srikandi, missing since October, found off Thailand.
Hijacked tanker found, suspected pirates arrested
ReCAAP reports today that the tanker, Srikandi 515, hijacked on October 9th, has been located by Royal Thai ...
New Zealand passes command of CTF-151 to Thailand
Rear Admiral Pakorn Wanich of the Royal Thai Navy has assumed command of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-piracy operations from Commodore Tony ...
Chinese dismiss claims as groundless.
China denies reports to set up 18 naval bases in Indian Ocean
BEIJING: Defending its submarine's docking at Colombo port as common practice, Chinese military today termed ...
Sailors rescued after abandoning sinking ship.
New Zealand-led CTF-151 Coordinates Successful International Search and Rescue Operation
Eight sailors who abandoned their sinking ship have been safely plucked from the sea following a ...
Emergence makes its first arrests.
Ivory Coast warship in action
As piracy and illegal fishing continue to cause significant issues in the region, the Ivory Coast Navy's latest ship, Emergence, has already ...
Extension ensures protection for World Food Programme.
EU votes to keep protecting aid to Somalia from pirates
European council extends counter-piracy patrols for two years to secure humanitarian aid shipments to Somalia ...
A sea change is occurring in Sri Lanka’s strategic orientation.
Sri Lanka tilts to Beijing
Author: David Brewster, ANU
A sea change is occurring in Sri Lanka’s strategic orientation. Recent developments suggest that ...
The opportunist nature of maritime crime and piracy.
Fighting piracy these days is like playing Whack-a-Mole. When you contain it in one place it pops up in another.
Pirates have ...
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