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HDMS ESBERN SNARE disrupts a suspected pirate group

Pirate king pin arrested…again

Garfanje arrested for second time in recent weeks.  Somali pirate kingpin Mohamed Garfanji arrested: security sources Somali security forces have arrested one of the country's most powerful pirate chiefs, who once hijacked ...
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Somalia wants pirate prisoners home

Bid to bring convicted pirates back to the country.  Somalia wants its pirates in Kenya jails sent home By Philip Mwakio MOMBASA COUNTY: The Somalia government now says it hopes Kenya will allow ...
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EU notes Somali piracy decrease

Decrease welcome, but EU warns threat remains.  EU Notes Decrease in Piracy Near Somali Coast The European Union noted a decline in piracy activity off the coast of Somalia, the EU Foreign ...
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Hijacked Captain suing Chevron

C-Retriever Captain takes legal action.  Captain Blames Chevron for Torture by Pirates By CAMERON LANGFORD HOUSTON (CN) - Chevron ignored threats from Nigerian pirates who hijacked its supply boat, took the captain hostage ...
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Ship Tracking Gone Awry

Vulnerabilities in AIS highlighted. Ship Tracking Gone Awry: Reliance on AIS Data Undermines Maritime Security Opinion piece by Ami Daniel, co-Founder and CEO, Windward Ships have been sailing the oceans for millennia, but until ...
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Nigeria: ISPS Code Compliance

ISPS woes continue for country's ports. Nigeria: ISPS Code Compliance - 58 Port Facilities Risk Losing Patronage With only 22 ports facilities already compliant with the International Ship and Port Facility Security ...
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EUCAP Nestor finishes training Somalis

Ensuring Somali nationals can defend their waters.  EUCAP Nestor finishes training Somali personnel On 16 September, the European Union’s Maritime Capacity Building Mission in the Horn of Africa and Western Indian Ocean, ...
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UK must tackle W. African piracy

Concern over 'perfect storm' in region.  Former head of Royal Navy says Britain must do more to tackle piracy off west Africa West Africa is facing a “perfect storm” of piracy, disease ...
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GCC proposes joint naval force

Idea of multi-national, regional navy gathering support. GCC proposes joint naval force Manama: The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are looking into establishing a joint naval force capable of defending the security ...
Tanzania signs anti piracy

Tanzania signs anti-piracy protocol

Protocol signed but with conditions imposed.  Tanzania finally endorses EAC anti-piracy protocol BY JAMES KANDOYA At last Tanzania has signed the protocol against piracy which was endorsed by other East African and Indian ...

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