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Dryad issues Q2 report

Q2 report has some positives, but kidnap remains huge issue. Crew kidnapping on the rise in Gulf of Guinea despite good news and de-escalation in other areas in Dryad’s Q2 2016 ...
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NIMASA calls for support

Still no sign of "eradication"… Maritime security: NIMASA chief seeks agencies’ support Posted By: Emeka Ugwanyi The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called stakeholders to redouble ...
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Piracy hits new low

IMB reports drop in incidents. Pirate attacks drop to 21-year low in H1 2016: IMB By Marcus Hand The number of piracy attacks dropped to a 21-year low in the first half of ...
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Nigeria’s piracy laws

Nigeria still lacks effective piracy legislation. Stakeholder Wants Legal Framework For Pirates’ Prosecution In a bid to curb the activities of sea pirates and waterways robbers in Nigerian territorial waters, the Federal ...
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Asian piracy down, kidnaps up

Crew kidnaps still on the rise in region. Asian Piracy Incidents Drop to Four-Year Low The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) has issued ...
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Armed guards for Asia

Hopes move will counter Abu Sayyaf Group. Indonesia, Philippines agree on armed escorts for coal barges By Vincent Wee from Hong Kong It appears there is finally some progress, and efforts are being ...
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NIMASA to eliminate piracy

As they so often say… NIMASA to eliminate piracy The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) would eliminate piracy on the territorial waters, its Director-General, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said. Addressing multilateral ...
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New boats for Somali CG

Company will train the Somali Navy, too. Dutch firm contracted to build six ships for Somali coast guard to fight piracy and illegal fishing Dutch firm contracted to build six ships for ...
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Indian Navy guards coast

Indian Navy to continue patrols. Navy continues guarding piracy-hit Western coasts It has been more than six months since international shipping regulators revised the area considered as 'piracy high-risk' away from India's ...
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12 pirates found guilty

12 Somalis found guilty of attacking MSC Jasmine. EU Naval Force Welcomes Third Successful Conviction in 2016 of Armed Pirates who Terrorised Seafarers off the Coast of Somalia The European Union’s counter-piracy ...

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