Tag Archive: pirate-attack
Maritime Challenges in the Gulf of Guinea

New West Africa piracy guides

End of MTISC-GoG project sees new agency take over. New industry guidelines for Gulf of Guinea‏ published BIMCO, ICS, INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO have jointly released an updated version of ‘Guidelines for Owners, ...
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Indonesian crew kidnapped

More crew kidnapped, Abu Sayyaf Group suspected. Indonesia hostages spark security concerns It's the fourth time this year that crew members on Indonesian boats travelling through essential trade routes in Philippine waters ...
Nigerian navy kills 12 pirates

Operation Delta Safe

New name, new tasks. Nigerian military scraps Niger Delta ‘Operation Pulo Shield’ Abdulkareem Haruna The Nigerian military has scrapped its joint military task force in the restive Niger Delta. The task force, nicknamed Operation ...
UK Ships May Fire on Pirates

Piracy watch

Monitoring the hot spots. Tracking Global Piracy Trends Across The Seas Piracy has existed since the conception of shipping, and pirate attacks on vessels continue to disrupt trade, raising vessel security concerns ...
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New WAF service for Risk Intelligence

Intelligence focus on West Africa. Risk Intelligence launches new service providing overview of operational and regulatory risks of privately contracted maritime security in West Africa. Maritime operations in West Africa are affected ...
Crew Held in Philippines

Still no Sulu Sea patrols

Sounds simple, takes forever. Joint patrols in Sulu Sea one step closer to reality KUALA LUMPUR: The proposal for Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines to patrol the Sulu Sea together to fight ...
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Inside the IFC

Inside the IFC. International Fusion Centre tackles ship hijackings BY RAZAK AHMAD SINGAPORE: When pirates hijack a ship in Asian waters, an international maritime security outfit known as the Information Fusion Centre (IFC) ...
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Nigerian piracy makes waves

World slowly waking up to the threat to shipping. Pirates Go West: Somali Piracy Crisis Shifts to Nigeria LUKE DOOGAN Remember the British yachting couple held in the Somali desert for over a ...
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New safe route for SE Asia

New corridor to reduce piracy threat. Three southeast Asian nations to designate shipping corridor in piracy battle Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines on Monday agreed to designate a transit corridor for commercial ...
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MSDF continues Somali patrols

MSDF sign up for another year. Japan extends by one year MSDF anti-piracy mission off Somalia The Japanese government decided on Friday to extend the Maritime Self-Defense Force’s (MSDF) anti-piracy mission off ...

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