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Piracy: counting the cost

Intertanko estimate $1.2 billion spent on armed guards. Plunge in Gulf of Aden piracy incidents comes at a huge cost By Lee Hong Liang from Singapore The piracy-prone Gulf of Aden at the ...
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UK flagged ship attacked

Investigation into attack underway. Navy rescues hijacked British vessel, ‘MT VECTIS OSPREY’ from sea pirates BY – KINGSLEY OMONOBI-ABUJA. The Nigerian Navy Ship NWAMBA has rescued a British registered merchant Tanker vessel ...
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Navy boosts war against militants

Navy hopes to take the fight to the creeks with new boats. Navy boosts war against militants Posted By: Precious Igbonwelundu The war against pipeline vandals and militants Wednesday got a boost as ...
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MMEA wary of speedboats

Malaysian authorities know the pirates are still out there. MMEA wary of speedboats BY MOHD FARHAAN SHAH JOHOR BARU: The presence of high powered boats in waters off Johor has raised eyebrows at ...
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Tanker not hijacked

Earlier fears of pirate attack prove unfounded. Malaysia oil tanker 'not hijacked' despite earlier reports A Malaysian oil tanker has not been hijacked as earlier reported, but taken to Indonesia by its ...
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Tanker attacked off Indonesia

Unclear whether attackers intended to hijack or rob ship. Product tanker Ad Matsu attacked by pirates in South China Sea The asphalt and bitumen product tanker Ad Matsu was attacked by pirates ...
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Pirates jailed for 5 years

Men convicted of piracy in July. Somali pirates get five years in jail PORT LOUIS, Mauritius - Twelve Somalis who attacked a container ship in the Indian Ocean were sentenced to five ...
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Robot ships and pirates

Does no crew mean no target? How Pirates Will Adapt To The Future Of Robot Cargo Ships Kelsey Atherton What’s the going rate for a human life? Depending on a hostage’s citizenship, their ...
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Vigilance urged in Red Sea

Calls for vigilance after a false alarm. Merchant fleet remain on Red Sea alert despite piracy false alarm By Kent Gray from Dubai Ships transiting the Red Sea have been cautioned to remain ...
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Joint patrols at last

Agreement reached at long last. Indonesia to start joint sea patrols with Malaysia, Philippines Marguerite Afra Sapiie Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines on Monday signed a document on standard operating procedures (SOP) for ...

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