Tag: terrorism

  • Container safety outweighs security

    When historians review what we call “modern times”, they will report that humankind felt safest in the 1990s. Container safety outweighs security By Mike Corkhill When future historians review what […]

  • Are OPVs the solution?

    Acquisition of Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) by African states has attracted significant attention. Are offshore patrol vessels the solution to Africa’s maritime threats? Contributor:  James Fahey The acquisition of Offshore […]

  • Australia: Navy to be boosted

    Australian Defence Minister announces key initiatives.  Australia: Maritime Capabilities to be Boosted The Minister for Defence David Johnston today announced the first set of key initiatives in the Abbott Government’s […]

  • Egypt to receive missile craft

    Egypt will soon receive the first two of four Ambassador IV fast missile craft from the US Egypt to receive Ambassador IV missile craft Egypt will soon receive the first […]

  • EU Denounces Djibouti attack

    The EU has condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack that targeted a Cafeteria in Djibouti  EU Denounces Djibouti Cafeteria attack The EU has condemned in the strongest terms […]

  • Heroin haul leads to terror link

    Seizure of 1,023 kg heroin near the coastline of Kenya reveal that the drug trading was meant to generate funds to spread terror. Heroin haul leads to terror link AHMEDABAD: […]

  • ISPS Compliance

    Increasing global awareness of the threat of terrorism means Pacific Island countries and territories must ensure they comply with the International Ship and Ports Facility Security (ISPS) Code. SPC Helps […]

  • Terrorists’ Trojan Horse

    MILLIONS of cargo containers are unloaded from ships each year at American seaports, providing countless opportunities for terrorists to smuggle and unleash a nuclear bomb or weapon of mass destruction […]

  • Crime wave

    The changing nature of piracy and related illegal maritime activity has forced a rethink in the way governments and businesses approach the threat, writes Alex Chitty Crime wave Alex Chitty, […]

  • Hornet’s Nest

    Kenya’s campaign to destroy al-Shabab’s capability to conduct kidnapping raids and damage its piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden was a mistake, J. Peter Pham, director of the Michael […]