Tag Archive: piracy
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Act on shore to eradicate piracy

Recent tanker hijackings highlight risk. Action ashore needed to eradicate piracy Incidents in S-E Asian waters show that menace is not restricted to West African region PIRACY has become a fact of life ...
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Maritime crime and its effects

Conference seeks new approaches to tackle maritime crime and piracy. Conference: Maritime Crime and the Effects on Growth and Development in the African Region’ 7 October 2014 Throughout the last decade, maritime ...
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NIMASA & Nigerian Air Force join forces

Piracy and oil theft prompt new moves by NIMASA. NIMASA, Air Force showcases aircraft to monitor crime-infested waters Nigeria’s military on Tuesday took the wraps off a new aircraft to tackle high-seas ...
Port Developments

Security on the cheap

Could drones offer port security? Security on the cheap New cost effective unmanned vehicles could be perfect for port operations, finds Stevie Knight It is one thing to innovate but it’s quite another ...
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Guyana: Must use vessel monitoring

Spate of pirate attacks on fishermen prompts move. Fishermen must install monitoring systems or be refused a licence – Minister Ramsammy- to help minimize piracy Minister of Agriculture, Dr Leslie Ramsammy said ...
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Rcapital invests in Drum Cussac

UK PMSC receives new investment. Rcapital invests in Drum Cussac Rcapital, the private London based investor, has made a material growth investment in Drum Cussac, the leading global business risk consultancy. The ...
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Yacht rescued in Gulf of Aden

Despite warning to yachts to avoid the area, French craft suffers engine failure. French yacht rescued in Gulf of Aden While on patrol against piracy in the Gulf of Aden, the flagship ...
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Police investigate high seas shooting

Horrific video only clue to high seas murders. Fiji police investigate high seas shooting video MICHAEL FIELD AND FAIRFAX A cellphone left behind in a Suva taxi by an Asian fishing boat crewman ...
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Piracy Gets Lucrative Again

Increase in tanker hijackings in S.E. Asia and West Africa. Piracy Gets Lucrative Again Recently there was another piracy incident near the Malacca Strait. On July 15th pirates boarded the MT Oriental ...
Ghana to set up special naval units, maritime crime courts to counter piracy

Is Ghana becoming a piracy hot spot?

Recent attacks causing concern. Is Ghana becoming a piracy hot spot? Two recent attacks have raised concerns that Ghana could be turning into a hot spot for piracy and armed robbery at ...

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