Tag: somali pirate attacks

  • Keeping pirates at bay

    Training and capacity building pays off. UN says anti-piracy fund has boosted maritime security in Somalia The UN counter-piracy fund that has been in existence since 2011 has boosted maritime […]

  • China’s expanding navy

    All is not rosy. China’s expanding navy BY James Goldrick Recent reports of problems with the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA-N) carrier-borne J-15 jet fighters have opened a small window […]

  • Policing the pirates

    There are 32 nations, including the UAE, that make up the combined forces and who share a goal of providing security and stability across the region Naval policing of maritime […]

  • OBP note piracy rise

    OBP report shows worrying increase in incidents. Piracy incidents double off coast of East Africa in 2017: study NAIROBI, May 22 (Xinhua) — The number of piracy incidents doubled off […]

  • Somalia’s IUU fishing woes

    Resurgence in IUU fishing risks piracy return. Somalia: Fishermen Struggle to Compete with Foreign Vessels By Jason Patinkin Each morning, fishermen in the northern Somali port city of Bosaso pull […]

  • CGPCS meets up

    CGPCS meeting provides little comfort. Piracy in the Indian Ocean: the number of incidents rising Incidents at sea are on the rise. Between January 2017 and March this year, 78 cases […]

  • Throwing SHADE

    Changing nature of threats discussed. CMF and EU NAVFOR welcome international delegates to 42nd SHADE conference On 17-18 April 2018, the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) co-chaired the 42ndShared Awareness and […]

  • Indo-Seychelles drills

    Land and sea drills due. Forces from India, Seychelles combine for anti-narcotic, anti-piracy and counter-terrorism exercise By: Salifa Karapetyan Anti-narcotic, anti-piracy, and counter-terrorism operations are the focus of an Indo-Seychelles military […]

  • Kenya’s maritime efforts

    Kenya moves to secure maritime domain. Kenya pledges enhanced maritime security to develop blue economy Kenya’s defense forces will enhance surveillance along its coastline to ensure that development of blue […]

  • CG for Kenya?

    A new CG emerges? Kenya: Bill proposes an armed force to fight terrorism, maritime crime By FRED MUKINDA Kenya could soon have an armed force that will predominantly operate in […]