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Iran fights off another pirate attack

Second attack claim comes in as many days.  Navy Repels Pirate Attack on Iranian Oil Tanker in Int’l Waters The Navy's 32nd fleet of warships rescued an Iranian oil tanker from a ...
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Indian Ocean security challenges

Regional security force unable to conduct anti-piracy operations.  Indian Ocean security challenges still pose a threat Stephen Spark SEYCHELLES: East Africa's new regional security force lacks the maritime capability to take on pirates ...
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EUNAVFOR ship visits Dar es Salaam

Anti-piracy training on the agenda. Tanzania: Italian Naval Ship On Five-Day Visit of Dar Port By Sharifah Akida THE Italian Navy destroyer, 'ITS Andrea Doria,' currently assigned to the European Union (EU)'s counter-piracy ...
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EUCAP Nestor deploys in Mogadishu

EU mission opens in Somali capital.  EUCAP Nestor deploys in Mogadishu As from today, November 24th, EUCAP Nestor maritime, legal and police experts are permanently deployed in Mogadishu. The Mission operational base ...
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Pirates thwarted by Indonesian Navy

Attack on bulk carrier more likely to be robbery underway than a hijack attempt.  Pirates thwarted by Indonesian Navy Titus Zheng INDONESIA: Pirates were thwarted by the Indonesian Navy off Riau Island, Indonesia. Bulk ...
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Development & Regulation of PMSCs

Defence cuts could see increase in use of PMSCs The Development and Regulation of Private Maritime Security By Simon O. Williams, LLM Before countries possessed the capacity to create and maintain ocean-going navies, ...
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Concern over Gulf of Guinea terrorism

Regional nations need to combine efforts. Experts raise awareness on possible terrorists’ takeover of Gulf of Guinea Written by Abosede Musari, Abuja EXPERTS in peace and conflict resolution in Nigeria have raised the ...
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Iran urges Djibouti to fight pirates

Iran pushing for closer ties with Djibouti. Iran urges Djibouti to fight against pirate attacks By Milad Fashtami - Trend: Iranian Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani held a meeting with the President of ...
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Op Atalanta Extended to End of 2016

EU sign off on mission extension.  EU Counter-Piracy Operation Atalanta Extended to End of 2016 The Council has extended the EU’s counter-piracy Operation Atalanta by two more years, until 12 December 2016. The ...
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Iranian Navy in piracy battle

Iranian media claims Navy fought off attack against tanker.  Iran’s navy imposes heavy causalities to pirates in Gulf of Aden By Umid Niayesh - Trend: Iran’s navy has repelled pirate attacks against an ...

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