Tag: somali

  • NL votes for armed guards

    Armed guards will wear bodycams to ensure correct procedures followed. Dutch MPs give go head to arming the maritime sector against pirates Dutch shipowners with vessels passing regularly through areas […]

  • MV attacked off Somalia

    No confirmation of piracy as yet. Merchant ship attacked by three skiffs UKMTO reported late on Thursday 22nd that a merchant ship had come under attack by unknown persons off […]

  • Sri Lanka’s piracy push

    Hopes for anti-piracy hub. Sri Lanka to make a request to establish the maritime operations secretariat for suppression of sea piracy off Somalia coast in the country The Sri Lankan […]

  • China’s barrack ships

    R&R, Chinese style. China Militarizes Cruise Ship Design In 2012 the Chinese naval ships operating off Somalia were seen accompanied by what appeared to be a cruise ship. It was […]

  • PMSCs for Dutch flag?

    Yes. This is still a thing, apparently. Dutch Govt Looking into Bill on Armed Guards on board Ships The Dutch House of Representatives is debating today a bill on the […]

  • Somali pirates released

    76 more men to be released next month in two batches No detention centre, Somali pirates released from jail accommodated in a room at Yellow Gate police station Written by Sadaf Modak […]

  • IMB issues report

    IMB issues its annual report. IMB: Global Piracy at 22-Year Low, Somalian Dangers Rise A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the […]

  • Iran’s piracy accusation

    Iran suggests Somali pirates are funded and equipped by ‘certain powers’. Seriously. Certain powers funding Somalia pirates to undermine Iran economy Iran’s Navy Commander Khanzadi deemed Somalia piracy as a […]

  • Somali suspects charged

    Suspected Pirate (out of) Action Group members charged. Somali Pirates Detained by EU NAVFOR charged in the Seychelles The Seychellois Attorney General announced on 18 December that six Somali nationals apprehended […]

  • EUNAVFOR marks 9th anniversary

    This anniversary comes soon after EU NAVFOR successfully apprehended, detained and transferred suspected pirates. EUNAVFOR Ninth Anniversary Friday 8th December 2017 marks the ninth anniversary of EU Naval Force Somalia’s Operation […]