Tag: somali

  • Warning shots in Gulf

    Tensions rise once again. US Navy fires warning shots at Iranian ship in Gulf A US Navy ship has fired warning shots at an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel in the […]

  • CMF warns on Gulf

    Combined Maritime Forces issues new guidance. New security warning for Gulf of Aden region New advice from Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) issued yesterday says that recent attacks against merchant shipping […]

  • SA’s defence ops need boost

    The word “maritime” is mentioned 215 times in the 344-page document. SA’s defence ops need a major boost In her budget speech, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula described her department’s financial […]

  • Pirates helping terrorists?

    Proving the terrorism/piracy nexus? Somali pirates are under investigation for supporting ISIS, report says Somali pirates already threaten ships heading past their country’s coast with hijacking. Now, international authorities are […]

  • Piracy in the Indian Ocean

    Perceived lack of risk among shipping community. Analysis: Piracy in the Indian Ocean by Neil Thompson Following the hijacking of the Aris 13 in March, the first merchant vessel to be taken by […]

  • IMB issues report

    A report from the ICC International Maritime Bureau urged ship masters to be vigilant when sailing in high-risk areas. International report charts continued threat from global piracy Ramola Talwar Badam Somali pirates […]

  • Food and maritime choke points

    Food and energy security focusing minds. GCC exposed to food security risks from maritime choke points Josh Wood BEIRUT // The countries of the Middle East are among those most […]

  • Explosion off Somalia

    Incident unconfirmed by military in region. Explosion heard from ship off the coast of Somalia, official says A huge explosion was heard from a ship off the coast of Somalia’s […]

  • Why be a pirate?

    What are the key piracy drivers? Why be a pirate? Understanding motivations for piracy Zamzam Tatu, M&C Saatchi World Services, Kenya Following primary research recently conducted at Montagne Posse Prison, Seychelles, […]

  • Looking Beyond Maritime Security

    Economic stability and sustainable development can be driven by an integrated approach to the maritime sector, including ports, maritime security and facilitation of maritime traffic. Looking Beyond Maritime Security Joined-up […]