Offshore Installations

  • Managing Indo-Pacific Crises

    Reducing regional tensions becomes focus. Is there a multilateral mechanism that could manage air and maritime encounters in a tense region? By Koh Swee Lean Collin and Darshana M. Baruah Tensions […]

  • New naval security hub ready

    New centre to oversee maritime threats. New naval security hub ready for action in Gurgaon The nerve centre of the country’s maritime security domain will soon come alive in Gurgaon, […]

  • Greenpeace rammed to prevent piracy

    Activists injured in incident. Spanish navy rammed Greenpeace boat to prevent “piracy,” Defense Ministry says The Spanish Defense Ministry has justified the actions of the country’s navy, which rammed into […]

  • Unmanned Service Vessels big in UAE

    Local market could be worth as much as $4 billion over five years. UAE boat builder Al Marakeb aims to make waves in unmanned vessels John Everington The UAE boat […]

  • Hijacked twice by pirates

    Hijacked and abducted by Nigerian pirates and then Somali pirates.  The man who was kidnapped by pirates – twice Kings Nehemiah Okoye, a Nigerian marine engineer, has been a seafarer […]

  • Japan, ASEAN to boost antiterrorism

    Japan, ASEAN to boost joint antiterrorism efforts NAYPYITAW (Jiji Press) — Leaders of Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations agreed Wednesday to enhance their cooperation in the fight […]

  • Chasing West Africa’s pirates

    Piracy and maritime crime in the Gulf of Guinea under the spotlight. Danger zone: Chasing West Africa’s pirates By Mary Harper Take a boat ride out from the Nigerian port […]

  • UN renews anti-piracy plans

    UN pledges to continue fight against Somali pirates. Security Council Renews Action to Fight Piracy off Somali Coast, Calling for Deployment of Vessels, Arms, Military Aircraft Expressing continued grave concern […]

  • Govt to boost NNS’ capacity

    Promise of new kit for Nigerian Navy in piracy fight. Govt to boost NNS’ capacity against maritime crimes Written by John Akubo, Lokoja AS the nation braces up for the […]

  • Kenya, Somalia in territorial dispute

    Concerns dispute could easily escalate and further destabalise region.  Kenya and Somalia could go to war on territorial row By Amukowa Anangwe Nairobi; Kenya: On August 28, this year, Somalia […]