Tag: somali

  • End Piracy in the Gulf of Aden

    Could the US Navy’s littoral combat ships lend a hand? End Piracy in the Gulf of Aden By Rear Admiral Terry McKnight, US Navy (Retired) Steaming off the coast of […]

  • Control Risks issues piracy warning

    More Raids Expected as Weather Improves  Security Consultants Warn Container and Cargo Ships of Increased Pirate Activity off Somalia Security analysts and consultants group Control Risks has reported that 17 incidents of […]

  • Another CMF drug haul

    Another large drug haul for the CMF. HMAS Arunta Intercepts 260kg of heroin HMAS Arunta has completed a third significant narcotics interdiction after seizing 260kg of heroin in the Indian Ocean, […]

  • IOR Cold War?

    Great power competition between the US, India, Japan and Australia on one side, and China on the other, is raising the strategic stakes in the maritime area New Cold War […]

  • German aircrew heads home

    Successful deployment for German MPA. German marine mission to depart after three months on anti-piracy patrol Before EU NAVFOR’s German P-3C Orion Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) and its detachment […]

  • CMF Statement on attacks

    Combined Maritime Forces to increase naval presence. Statement to Industry Recent attacks against merchant shipping in the Gulf of Aden and Bab-el-Mandeb have highlighted that there are still risks associated […]

  • Ship attack concerns

    Maritime security executives point to Middle East tensions and a hijacked dhow currently at large. Attacks on Prime Marine and Navig8 tankers raise concerns The latest attacks against tankers raise […]

  • Pirates strike off Oman

    Vessel attacked off Oman. Suspected pirates attack oil tanker in Gulf of Oman Suspected pirates in a skiff attacked a Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker, MT NAVIG8 Providence, in the Gulf […]

  • Indian Ocean security

    IMO discuss Djibouti Code of Conduct Maritime Security in Western Indian Ocean By Aiswarya Lakshmi The key International Maritime Organization (IMO) instrument helping to repress piracy and armed robbery against […]

  • S. Korea vessel escapes pirates

    Fears vessel had been hijacked. South Korea says contact resumed with vessel off Somalia, crew safe South Korea said on Saturday it has resumed contact with a distressed fishing vessel […]