Tag Archive: pirate-attack
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Philippines piracy down 50%

No hijackings but maritime crime still a problem. Maritime piracy down by half, Coast Guard says Alden M. Monzon MARITIME piracy in the Philippines dropped by 50 percent compared with last year, according ...
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Lower oil prices increased piracy

Idle tankers provided greater opportunity for piracy. Impact of Lower Oil Prices: Increased Piracy in Regional Waters - Analysis Lower oil and gas prices have led to tankers being anchored or loitering ...
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Sea Pirates Attack Vessels, Abduct Crew

Pirate attacks undeterred by naval presence. Sea Pirates Attack Vessels, Abduct Three Crew Members In Rivers Collins Barasimeye Despite the Federal Government’s efforts in deploying 30 gunboats to patrol and police the waterways and ...
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Italian fishing boat seized near Libya, apparently by pirates

Possible piracy in the Mediterranean sparks concern. Italian Navy now said to have taken control of vessel. Italian fishing boat seized near Libya, apparently by pirates by Antonio Denti, Reuters A Sicilian fishing ...
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A Botched Operation

Investigation into the attack on MT IMAS.  A Botched Operation Chiemelie Ezeobi writes on the foiled pirate attack on a vessel conveying the much needed petroleum products in Nigerian waters. When Shola Sama ...
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Serbian team joins EUNAVFOR

Serbians take over from Croatians.  Serbian Maritime Protection Team Joins EU Naval Force to Protect World Food Programme Vessel MSM Douro Along the Somali Coastline On Tuesday 7 April a Serbian maritime ...
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Ready together: CMF operations

CTF-150 surveillance patrols.  Ready Together: aircraft and ship join forces to support CTF-150 maritime security and counter-terrorism operations In March the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) contributing and partner nations once more demonstrated ...
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Gulf of Aden convoys consider new speed

New speed proposed. Gulf of Aden convoys consider new speed MSR has been asked by MSCHOA to request feedback on a possible new speed introduction for convoys transiting the Internationally Recognised Transit ...
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UK orders Kelvin Hughes radar system

Kelvin Hughes' SharpEye radars are to be outfitted on new patrol boats for Britain's Royal Navy. Britain orders Kelvin Hughes radar system By Richard Tomkins New offshore patrol vessels for Britain's Royal Navy are ...
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Eagle launches Eagle Yacht Hardening

New product announced.  Eagle Hardening and Security Systems launches Eagle Yacht Hardening Press Release With the maxim: "As safe as houses" the company has developed a bespoke solution to give yacht owners an ...

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