Tag Archive: piracy
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Nigerian pirates in new attack

Waterways still insecure. Pirates attack boat, abduct 2 monarchs, 1 security escort In Bayelsa Unidentified gunmen suspected to be sea pirates on Wednesday, attacked two passenger boats and kidnapped three persons along ...
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12 pirate attacks off Malaysia in 2015

MMEA releases new figures for the year to date. 12 pirate attacks reported in southern region so far this year ALOR GAJAH: A total of 12 attacks by pirates have been reported ...
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New Nigerian policy on PMSCs?

Will Nigeria relax its current rules on PMSC use? Navy chief seeks new policy on private maritime security By Eugene Agha The Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe-Ibas has ...
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India begins work on Assumption

Facilities to be used in anti-piracy work. India begins infrastructure work on Assumption Island of Seychelles New Delhi: Five months after leasing Assumption Island, one of the 115 islands that constitute Seychelles, ...
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Navy arrests 80 vessels

Nigeria's ongoing fight against oil theft. Navy arrests 80 vessels equipments in 18 months Posted By: Precious Igbonwelundu Despite inadequacies in its platforms, the Nigerian Navy (NN) said yesterday that over 80 vessels ...
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Fishermen abducted, trawlers stolen

Piracy off Bangladesh often unreported. Robbers abduct 68 fishermen, take away 3 trawlers from Bay Robbers kidnapped at least 68 fishermen and took away three fishing trawlers from the Bay yesterday and ...
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Nigeria hopes to end maritime crime

FG Seeks Elimination Of Maritime Illegalities By: Segun Adio The Federal Government has called for a more robust engagement among navies of West African sub-region to ward off maritime criminals from the ...
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Philippines, Malaysia Joint Naval Exercises

Drills focus on maritime security and transnational crime Philippines, Malaysia Hold Joint Naval Exercises Amid Security Concerns By Prashanth Parameswaran The Philippines and Malaysia are holding naval drills this week as both countries ...
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Pinoy pirates detained

Police patrol on August 21st caught men, one suspect died during incident. Complaints filed vs. piracy suspects in Zambo del Sur By Jong Cadion, for CNN Philippines The Vicente A. Sagun Municipal Police ...
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Oil tanker rescued from pirates

Iran claims another pirate victory… Oil tanker rescued from pirates The Iranian Navy commander has said that a pirate attack on an oil tanker was foiled by the 35th fleet of the ...

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