Tag Archive: pirate-attack
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Finger pointing in Nigeria

CLO accuses military and oil companies of complicity in crimes. ‘Military, oil firms responsible for pipeline vandalism, violent crimes’ By Olusegun Julius AGAINST the backdrop of recent bombing of oil installations and the ...
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Somali piracy – what next?

Drop in piracy figures means that many counter-piracy institutions and mechanisms are now seen as costly. Beyond piracy: what next for African maritime security? By Timothy Walker, Researcher, Conflict Management and Peacebuilding ...
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Seaman Guard Ohio crew appeal

PMSC contractors and crew appeal sentences. U.S. ship crew challenge conviction MOHAMED IMRANULLAH S. Six British nationals, 14 Estonians, three Ukrainians and 12 Indians who were onboard U.S. anti-piracy vessel MV Seaman Guard ...
Nigerian Pirates

Nigerian Police train in marsec

Huge spike in piracy, Delta militancy this year. Navy trains 40 officials on inland water policing Posted By: Precious Igbonwelundu The Nigeria Navy (NN) has initiated a Basic Marine Operations Course (BMOC) for ...
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Pirates, terror focus India

Threats remain for India. Seaborne terror, piracy key threats to maritime security, PM Modi says VISAKHAPATNAM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged the threat of sea-borne terror and piracy as two ...
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Germany’s piracy concerns

German shipowners warn against complacency. Piracy threatens worldwide shipping André Klohn The German Shipowners' Association (VDR) has warned of a slowdown in the fight against piracy in the Horn of Africa. "The presence ...
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No anti-piracy patrol for SA

Mozambique Channel unprotected. No ship currently on station for Operation Copper Written by Kim Helfrich Operation Copper, the South African Development Community (SADC) counter-piracy tasking led by South Africa, has been on hold ...
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South Africa’s counter-piracy operation

Cooperation is key. An insight into South Africa’s counter-piracy operation Written by Kim Helfrich In a candid assessment of South Africa’s commitment to a continued presence in the Mozambique Channel as a deterrent ...
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ReCAAP issues 2015 report

Total of 200 incidents logged by ReCAAP for SE Asia. ReCAAP ISC Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships in Asia - 2015 Annual Report ReCAAP ISC has published its annual report covering ...
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Tackle rise in sea robbery

Militancy, kidnap and armed robbery plaguing Delta. Tackle rise in sea robbery attacks, FG charged By Godfrey Bivbere Lagos—Former President of Nigerian Merchant Navy Officers and Water Transportation Senior Staff Association, Thomas Kerewerigha, ...

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