Tag Archive: piracy
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NIMASA calls for support

Still no sign of "eradication"… Maritime security: NIMASA chief seeks agencies’ support Posted By: Emeka Ugwanyi The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called stakeholders to redouble ...
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Nigeria’s piracy laws

Nigeria still lacks effective piracy legislation. Stakeholder Wants Legal Framework For Pirates’ Prosecution In a bid to curb the activities of sea pirates and waterways robbers in Nigerian territorial waters, the Federal ...
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Still no word on crew kidnap

No word on ransom demand. Sabah still has no leads on missing 5 Malaysian sailors Sabah authorities said it has no confirmation whether the Filipino militant group Abu Sayyaf was behind the ...
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Asian piracy down, kidnaps up

Crew kidnaps still on the rise in region. Asian Piracy Incidents Drop to Four-Year Low The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) has issued ...
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Armed guards for Asia

Hopes move will counter Abu Sayyaf Group. Indonesia, Philippines agree on armed escorts for coal barges By Vincent Wee from Hong Kong It appears there is finally some progress, and efforts are being ...
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Tug found crewless

Militants suspected of kidnapping crew. Tug Found Without Crew in Abu Sayyaf Waters On Monday afternoon, fishermen spotted a tugboat with its engine running but no crew on board off of Sabah, Malaysia – waters made notorious ...
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NIMASA to eliminate piracy

As they so often say… NIMASA to eliminate piracy The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) would eliminate piracy on the territorial waters, its Director-General, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said. Addressing multilateral ...
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New boats for Somali CG

Company will train the Somali Navy, too. Dutch firm contracted to build six ships for Somali coast guard to fight piracy and illegal fishing Dutch firm contracted to build six ships for ...
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Indian Navy guards coast

Indian Navy to continue patrols. Navy continues guarding piracy-hit Western coasts It has been more than six months since international shipping regulators revised the area considered as 'piracy high-risk' away from India's ...
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Iran sends out pirate patrol

Anticipate more press releases celebrating glorious pirate battles… Navy's 42nd flotilla off to free waters The 42nd flotilla of Iran Navy, comprising Alvand destroyer and Tonb logistic-combat warship, has been dispatched to ...

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