Tag: seychelles

  • Seychelles committed to security

    Country due to take control of East African Standby Force.  Seychelles Vice President at AU Summit: committed to collective security in Africa By: Hajira Amla (Seychelles News Agency) – The […]

  • Law returns to pirate grounds

    Countries clamp down on IUU fishing and illegal acts.  Law returns to pirate hunting grounds Stephen Spark Coastguard operations in Somaliland and the Seychelles this week suggest countries previously plagued […]

  • Suspected Torm pirates prosecuted

    Despite compensation pay out, prosecution ongoing.  Suspected Torm pirates prosecuted Denmark gave prosecuting nine Somali pirates who were accused of trying to hijack Torm Kansas. But right now the nine […]

  • Seychelles, Japan in pirate transfer deal

    Anti-piracy fight gains momentum as Japan and Seychelles sign exchange agreement By: John Lablache and Wanjohi Kabukuru A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Japan and Seychelles covering the conditions of transfer of suspected […]

  • Convicted pirates acquitted

    Convictions thrown out on appeal. Seychelles court of appeal acquits 3 suspected Somali pirates convicted of piracy By: Sharon Uranie The Seychelles Court of Appeal has acquitted and ordered the repatriation of 3 Somali pirates back […]

  • 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 […]

  • IOR states go for patrol ships

    Nations acquiring new vessels to counter piracy and other maritime crimes. Indian Ocean states place faith in patrol ships Stephen Spark Several Indian Ocean littoral states are acquiring maritime patrol […]

  • New attack craft for Seychelles

    Boost for security for Seychelles Coast Guard. Navy to hand over second Fast Attack Craft to Seychelles on Friday New Delhi: Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan will on Friday hand over […]

  • Enhance security, promote Blue Economy

    Maritime security is a key element for the ocean economy to grow Enhance maritime security to promote Blue Economy Seychelles and Mauritius, two islands in the Indian Ocean with a […]

  • Anti-piracy effort applied to drug fight

    Seychelles wish to benefit from their program of fight against piracy to deal with drug trafficking By: Rassin Vannier (Seychelles News Agency) – UNODC held a special meeting to discuss the increase […]