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  • Royal Canadian Navy sets new CMF record for drug seizures

    The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) ship HMCS Calgary has made the largest ever heroin bust in Combined Maritime Forces history, operating under the command of the Canadian-led Combined Task Force […]

  • Soft Cyber Laws Make Port Facilities Soft Cyber Targets

    By CDR Michael C. Petta There is widespread recognition that cybersecurity vulnerabilities make the maritime transportation system a soft target. For example, about 10 years ago, a European Union study found “inadequate […]

  • NIMASA trains 250 cadets to boost maritime security

    By Adaku Onyenucheya The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said that it is training 250 new cadets to man its various security platforms in the Lagos-Bayelsa coastal […]

  • Indonesia police seize meth worth $82 million, arrest 17

    Indonesian police said Wednesday they have smashed a drug smuggling ring that moved 2.5 tons of methamphetamine into the country from Afghanistan, a haul worth about $82 million. One Indonesian […]

  • NIMASA To Launch Deep Blue Project

    BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has said it will soon launch its deep blue project aimed at tackling insecurity within the country’s maritime corridors. Special […]

  • Saudi Arabia says it foiled boat attack off Yanbu

    Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday it had intercepted an explosive-laden boat off the Red Sea port of Yanbu after maritime security firms cited “unconfirmed reports” of an attack on a […]

  • US Navy fires warning shots at Iranian gunboats

    Michael Gabriel Hernandez A US patrol boat fired warning shots at Iranian gunboats in the Persian Gulf after they approached at rapid speed and came within an “unnecessarily close range […]

  • 2 agencies set to curb delay, corruption at Nigerian ports

    The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) have agreed to implement joint measures to minimise delay and corrupt practices at the Nigerian ports.This […]

  • US works with PH to improve maritime awareness, security

    By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA – The United States Embassy in Manila said Washington is working with the Philippines to strengthen its maritime domain awareness and ability to secure […]

  • US joins race to find stricken Indonesia submarine

    The US military is sending airborne assistance to aid Indonesia’s search for a missing submarine with 53 crew. Indonesian authorities estimate they have just hours left to find the navy […]