Tag: somali

  • Canada extends Op Artemis

    Extension authorizes deployment of frigate, patrol aircraft and up to 375 Canadian Forces personnel Canada extends maritime security mission in Middle East to 2021 By Marc-André Cossette, CBC News Canada is […]

  • Pirates take dhow off Puntland

    Vessel likely to be used as mother ship. Somali pirates hijack Iranian fishing vessel: Somali official By Abdiqani Hassan Somali pirates hijacked an Iranian fishing vessel on Tuesday to use […]

  • Is Somali Piracy Resurging?

    Conditions in Somalia have changed little since piracy’s heyday. Is Somali Piracy Resurging? Author: Dr Lisa Otto, Research Associate in Maritime Security Since the hijacking of an oil tanker off […]

  • Indian Navy Thwarts Pirate Attack

      Indian Navy Thwarts Pirate Attack Off Somalia On Tuesday, the Indian Navy patrol vessel INS Sharda rescued the Liberian-flagged bulker Lord Mountbatten from a pirate attack 150 nm off the […]

  • A new wave of piracy?

    Is Africa facing a new wave of piracy? By Tomi Oladipo,BBC Monitoring Africa security correspondent The recent hijacking of a ship by Somali pirates was the first such incident off […]

  • Somalia gets support

    Somalia desperate for arms embargo lift. Somalia signs security pact with backers at London talks Somalia has signed a security pact with the international community aimed at building a national […]

  • India, US discuss marsec cooperation

    Keeping an eye on China… India, US discuss maritime security cooperation India and the US discussed maritime cooperation in the second round of the India-US Maritime Security Dialogue, the External […]

  • Somalia, EU anti-piracy talks

    Recent attacks prompt meeting. Somalia, EU mull ways of enhancing maritime security The Somali government and the European Union (EU) have held talks on strengthening the Horn of Africa nation’s […]

  • Has China killed pirates?

    The Chinese Ministry of National Defense clarified the extent of the Chinese Navy’s anti-piracy operations in the Indian Ocean. China Burnishes Anti-Piracy Credentials Without Clarifying Possible Use of Lethal Force […]

  • Captured pirates handed over

    Pirate leader, Aw Koombe, two others handed over in Puntland. Chinese navy hands over three pirates to Somali authorities By Abdiqani Hassan A Chinese navy ship handed over three suspected […]