Tag: somali piracy

  • Brillante Virtuoso – Ruling on Attempted Maritime Insurance Fraud

    October 07: Between 2008 and 2011, nearly 200 vessels were taken by Somali pirates around the Gulf of Aden. The hull market has been exposed to many such claims and […]

  • Japan Expands Military Presence in Horn of Africa Despite Decrease in Somalia Piracy

    May 29: Despite the overall decrease in piracy in the Horn of Africa, Japan remains committed to an international security operation off the Horn of Africa which is increasingly a […]

  • S. Korea aids yacht in Gulf

    News coincides with a suspected piracy approach on a yacht in the Gulf of Aden this week. Navy’s Cheonghae unit rescues two foreign yachts off Somali coast The South Korean […]

  • Iran starts drills

    Region keeps an eye on things. Iran starts Gulf war games, to test submarine-launched missiles DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran on Friday began large-scale naval drills at the mouth of the […]

  • Encouraging signs from Africa

    Africa is acutely vulnerable to maritime crime, which has become a low risk, high reward business. Promising signs of Africa’s global leadership on maritime security BY TIMOTHY WALKER AND DENYS REVA Piracy and armed […]

  • Iran deports pirates

    Men all convicted of piracy by Iranian courts. Iran Deports Suspected Pirates to Somalia Thirteen Somali nationals have been deported to Somalia after serving several years in Iranian jails for […]

  • Warship IDEX visit

    Vessels like the Carlo Margottini will protect the waters between Yemen, Djibouti, Eritrea and Somalia Italy’s pirate hunter warship docks in Abu Dhabi for Idex Charlie Mitchell The scourge of […]

  • Sri Lanka: no foreign bases

    Sri Lanka addresses concerns over US military. PM rejects setting up a foreign naval base in Sri Lanka By Ashwin Hemmathagama Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe assured the Parliament that his […]

  • Gearing up for Aman 2019

    Exercise boosts regional interoperability. 46 countries confirmed to participate in Aman 2019 Naval Exercise Multi-nation naval exercise Aman 2019 will help bring friendly navies together to achieve the aim of […]

  • UN looks at maritime crime

    Despite fall in piracy in Indian Ocean Region, other areas remain difficult. U.N. Security Council Focuses its Attention on Maritime Crime Transnational maritime crime is becoming more sophisticated as criminal […]