Tag Archive: pirate-attack
Incident Update Sun Birdie (29 Jan 15)

Hijacked ship rescued

Southeast Asia pirates caught on board hijacked tanker. Hijacked ship rescued.  ReCAAP reports that the MT Sun Birdie, presumed hijacked when its owners lost contact with it on January 28th, has been ...
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New Nigerian Navy ship en route

New ship travelling from China to Nigeria. Nigeria’s Newest Naval Vessel Breaks Maiden Voyage In Cape Town The Nigerian Navy’s newest ship, the large offshore patrol frigate NNS CENTENARY, has arrived at ...
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China to deploy range of ships in IOR

China irritated by media reports. China to deploy range of naval ships in Indian Ocean BEIJING: Riled by reports of the US sharing intelligence with India over movements of Chinese submarines in ...
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Upstream WAF, CSO Alliance partner

Upstream West Africa, CSO Alliance partner Press Release Vale Media Group, the Sub Saharan Africa focused Oil, Gas & Mining Business to Business (B2B) events company, announced today the strategic partnership with ...
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Indo, Singapore pledge more cooperation

Maritime security a key area of focus. More collaboration, interaction between defence forces of Singapore, Indonesia Both countries' defence ministers reaffirmed long-standing cooperation and friendship between both Armed Forces and agreed on ...
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U.S. talks with Yemen’s Houthis

Uncertain future for country in wake of president's resignation. Pentagon confirms U.S. talks with Yemen’s Houthis U.S. officials are holding discussions with representatives of the Shiite militia in Yemen who have forced ...
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German Combat Divers

Germany's elite unit in action. German Combat Divers Are Busy on Land and Underwater by THOMAS NEWDICK It’s one of the toughest commando units you’ve probably never heard of. The Kommando Spezialkräfte Marine is Germany’s ...
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HMS Dauntless arrives East of Suez

Destroyer due to join Combined Maritime Forces in region. HMS Dauntless arrives East of Suez Type 45 destroyer HMS Dauntless has arrived in the Middle East to continue the Royal Navy’s unwavering ...
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CMF and EUNAVFOR COs meet

Chance to discuss operations.  Commander of CMF’s counter-piracy Task Force meets his EU Naval Force counterpart in Muscat The Commander of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-piracy task force, CTF-151, met his ...
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EUCAP Nestor to deploy in Puntland

Capacity building in former pirate region. EUCAP Nestor to deploy in Puntland The European Union’s Maritime Capacity Building Mission in the Horn of Africa and Western Indian Ocean (EUCAP Nestor) is set ...

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