Tag Archive: pirate-attack
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Kenya plans new OPV

New OPV planned for enhanced maritime security.  Navy plans to acquire offshore patrol vessel for ocean surveillance Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday said his government is in the process of acquiring ...
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NZ Navy takes over anti-piracy mission

Royal New Zealand Navy takes over Combined Task Force 151.  NZ Navy takes over anti-piracy mission New Zealand has taken command of an international counter-piracy task force for the next four months. Command ...
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Chinks in PMSC Armour?

The collapse of GoAGT has led to renewed scrutiny of the marsec industry.  Chinks Appear in the Maritime Security Armour An Op-Ed piece by Simon Biggs, ASKET Ltd. Recently, we have seen the ...
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10th tanker hijacked in S.E. Asia

ReCAAP reports that the V.L. 14, a Thai-registered oil product tanker, was hijacked.  10th tanker hijacked in S.E. Asia Following up on media reports earlier this morning, ReCAAP has released a ...
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March on Stress assesses MPHRP

Visit made to MPHRP in the Philippines.  March on Stress assesses MPHRP's care Professor Neil Greenberg of March on Stress at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, visited the Philippines to ...
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Eyes of 6 pirates gouged out in Hatia

Piracy in Bay of Bengal is rarely reported, but still ongoing.  Eyes of 6 pirates gouged out in Hatia Seven others receive injuries in the mob beating incident The local fishermen have beat ...
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Oil Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

Despite regional efforts, hijackings and oil theft persist.  Black Gold Buccaneers: Oil Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea Marissa Hall | Shale Plays Media The frequency of piracy attacks in the Gulf of ...
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Maritime security labelled high priority

Vietnam hosting 5th ASEAN Maritime Forum. Maritime security labelled a priority by ASEAN states Representatives of ASEAN countries met yesterday to review maritime co-operation and security among regional members at the opening ...
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Today’s Value of Anti-Piracy Measures

Are shipping companies ignoring the basic requirements of BMP4? Today’s Value of Anti-Piracy Measures Two recent attacks in the Gulf of Guinea have highlighted the value of prepared crews and the correct ...
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US fires warning shot at Iranian dhow

US Navy Ship Fires Warning Shot at Armed Iranian Dhow in Volatile Persian Gulf By Vasudevan Sridharan An American navy vessel fired a warning shot towards an armedIranian fishing vessel during a brief ...

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