Tag: somali pirate attacks

  • Marines raid from sea and air

    MRF preps with VBSS exercises. Marines raid from sea and air Story by Lance Cpl. Juan A. Soto-Delgado FORT EUSTIS, Va.- U.S. Marines with the Maritime Raid Force (MRF), 26th Marine […]

  • Pirate dies in India

    Convicted pirate dies in hospital. Somali ‘pirates’ 28-year-old dies in hospital Atoor Bashir Bare (28) was among the 27 “pirates” convicted on August 11 and sentenced to life imprisonment. According to […]

  • Iran Navy to visit Atlantic

    Iran Navy to Dispatch Forces to West Atlantic: Commander TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari highlighted his forces’ powerful presence in international waters and said the […]

  • Pirates convicted in India

    Men have already served six years on remand. Somalian pirates convicted for 2010 hijacking can return home in a year By Sailee Dhayalkar More than six years after they were […]

  • China readies new base

    Base will serve as hub for PLAN in region. Djibouti Hosts First Chinese Overseas Mission China officially opened on Tuesday its first overseas mission, the same day as the country’s […]

  • Piracy developments

    Risks to shipping increase? Developments in Somali and South East Asian Piracy The ‘eradication’ of Somali piracy in 2012 was heralded as a key success story for international intervention, and […]

  • Iranian Navy Docks in Oman

    Incredibly, no pirate battles reported. Iranian Naval Flotilla Docks at Omani Port The Iranian Navy’s 47th flotilla berthed at Oman’s port of Salalah on Tuesday on the final days of […]

  • India Takes Steps to Counter Piracy

    New initiatives launched. India Takes Steps to Counter Piracy By Aiswarya Lakshmi The Government has taken steps as part of various preventive/mitigating security measures to deal with sea-piracy, Minister of […]

  • Italy takes lead at EUNAVFOR

    Spanish Navy concludes successful tour with EUNAVFOR. Spain Hands Over Force Command to Italy During Ceremony on board ESPS Galicia in Djibouti Port On Thursday 27 July 2017 Rear Admiral […]

  • The Hijacking of the Brillante Virtuoso

    A mysterious assault. An unsolved murder. And a ship that hasn’t given up all its secrets The Hijacking of the Brillante Virtuoso BY KIT CHELLEL AND MATTHEW CAMPBELL Nestor Tabares must […]