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NIMASA rolls out new strategies

Battle against piracy and maritime crime sees new plans. Maritime security: NIMASA rolls out strategies to combat oil theft, sea-related crimes Uzoamaka Anagor In a bid to further secure the nation’s maritime domain ...
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Russia, Japan to hold naval drill

Russia, Japan to Hold Joint Naval Drills Next Week Russia and Japan will hold joint naval exercises near Vladivostok, the newly-appointed head of Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force, Tomohisa Takei, said Tuesday. Antipiracy as ...
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Nigeria crude theft drops

Navy claims huge drop in oil theft since January. Crude Oil Theft Now 800,000 Barrels Monthly Bassey Inyang in Calabar The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command, Rear Admiral Charles Obiora-Medani, has ...
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Frigate on Security mission

HMS Kent heads to Indian Ocean Frigate on Security mission Portsmouth-based frigate - HMS Kent – heads to the Indian Ocean for a six-month deployment, focussing on maritime security operations. HMS Kent will ...
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Captured and beaten by pirates

Captain of MT Hai Soon 6 has harrowing ordeal. Captured and beaten by pirates The punches flew fast and hard into his abdomen. When they finally stopped, Mr Yeo Eu Loone  caught his ...
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Somalia wants pirate prisoners home

Bid to bring convicted pirates back to the country.  Somalia wants its pirates in Kenya jails sent home By Philip Mwakio MOMBASA COUNTY: The Somalia government now says it hopes Kenya will allow ...
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EU notes Somali piracy decrease

Decrease welcome, but EU warns threat remains.  EU Notes Decrease in Piracy Near Somali Coast The European Union noted a decline in piracy activity off the coast of Somalia, the EU Foreign ...
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Hijacked Captain suing Chevron

C-Retriever Captain takes legal action.  Captain Blames Chevron for Torture by Pirates By CAMERON LANGFORD HOUSTON (CN) - Chevron ignored threats from Nigerian pirates who hijacked its supply boat, took the captain hostage ...
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Ship Tracking Gone Awry

Vulnerabilities in AIS highlighted. Ship Tracking Gone Awry: Reliance on AIS Data Undermines Maritime Security Opinion piece by Ami Daniel, co-Founder and CEO, Windward Ships have been sailing the oceans for millennia, but until ...
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Nigeria: ISPS Code Compliance

ISPS woes continue for country's ports. Nigeria: ISPS Code Compliance - 58 Port Facilities Risk Losing Patronage With only 22 ports facilities already compliant with the International Ship and Port Facility Security ...

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