Tag: seychelles

  • Somali pirates arrested

    Recent series of incidents sees arrests. EUNAVFOR’s Italian ship Virginio Fasan Chases and Captures Suspected Pirates EU NAVFOR Somalia’s Flagship, the Italian vessel ITS Virginio Fasan, has apprehended six suspected pirates […]

  • Seychelles talks security

    President appears at EU conference. President of Seychelles to address maritime security at ‘Our Ocean’ conference in Malta By: Betymie Bonnelame (Seychelles News Agency) – President Danny Faure will be attending […]

  • Why be a pirate?

    What are the key piracy drivers? Why be a pirate? Understanding motivations for piracy Zamzam Tatu, M&C Saatchi World Services, Kenya Following primary research recently conducted at Montagne Posse Prison, Seychelles, […]

  • Acquitted Somalis head home

    Men won their appeal in December 2016. Seychelles repatriates five Somali nationals acquitted for piracy offences By: Betymie Bonnelame (Seychelles News Agency) – Five Somali nationals were repatriated Monday after […]

  • NATO ends Ocean Shield

    Other regional governments less pleased. NATO ends anti-piracy operation; Seychelles to continue to monitor sea threats By: Patsy Athanase and Sharon Uranie (Seychelles News Agency) – A decade after the […]

  • Do we need the CGPCS?

    CGPCS meets in Seychelles this week. A riddle: If pirate attacks drop to zero, should Contact Group on Piracy still exist? By: Patsy Athanase and Betymie Bonnelame If pirate attacks […]

  • Eyes in the sky

    Maritime surveillance for the Seychelles. India Deploys Maritime Reconnaisance Plane For Seychelles EEZ In a first, the Indian Navy has deployed a P-8I maritime reconnaissance aircraft to Seychelles for surveillance […]

  • India gifts patrol boat

    Ongoing cooperation means new patrol boat for Seychelles. Maritime cooperation: India to gift interceptor boat to Seychelles NEW DELHI: In a bid to enhance maritime cooperation with Indian Ocean island […]

  • Cutlass Express 2016

    Cutlass Express begins at end of month. Seychelles to host US-led regional military exercise By: Salifa Magnan and Betymie Bonnelame Seychelles will host a regional military exercise coordinated by the […]

  • Seychelles Shows Off Naval Power

    Seychelles flexes its naval muscles. Seychelles shows off naval power in first-ever naval fleet review (Seychelles News Agency) – Nine vessels of the Seychelles Coast Guard; four patrol ships and […]