Tag: anti-piracy

  • U.S. to base Coast Guard cutters in western Pacific in response to China

    By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. national security adviser said on Friday the U.S Coast Guard was basing Enhanced Response Cutters in the western Pacific for maritime security […]

  • NAF to join Deep Blue

    The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is set to deploy air assets as well as Special Forces personnel in support of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Deep Blue […]

  • UN Adopts Resolution Renewing Authorization for Somalia Anti-Piracy Measures

    December 04: United Nations Security Council on Wednesday unanimously adopted Resolution 2500 renewing the authorization for Somalia anti-piracy measures to December of 2020. The United States-drafted resolution has decided to […]

  • Japan Expands Military Presence in Horn of Africa Despite Decrease in Somalia Piracy

    May 29: Despite the overall decrease in piracy in the Horn of Africa, Japan remains committed to an international security operation off the Horn of Africa which is increasingly a […]

  • Spain Takes Over EU Anti-Piracy Mission from Britain due to Brexit

    March 29: Spain on Friday (Mar 29) took over from Britain command of a European Union maritime mission that combats piracy off the coast of Somalia as Britain’s planned departure […]

  • EU NAVFOR 31st Force Headquarters Ready for Duty

    March 9 2019: Counter-piracy operations require a constant presence of maritime forces designed to monitor and deter piracy and armed robbery at sea. EU NAVFOR has been continuing this effort […]

  • Nigeria seizes 130 vessels in year

      Figures reveal scale of problem. Maritime crimes: Nigerian Navy seizes 130 vessels in 1 year The Nigerian Navy has intercepted 130 vessels for crimes perpetrated in the maritime sector […]

  • Malacca’s low crime stats

    Australian Border Forces (ABF) played a major role in reducing the number of maritime crimes along the straits. Team work with Australia sees drop in maritime crimes By┬áIntan Amalina Mohd […]

  • S. Korea aids yacht in Gulf

    News coincides with a suspected piracy approach on a yacht in the Gulf of Aden this week. Navy’s Cheonghae unit rescues two foreign yachts off Somali coast The South Korean […]

  • Nigeria’s piracy stats

    Continued insecurity could see insurance premiums rise. Pirates Attack 88 Vessels Calling At Nigerian Seaports In 1 Year By YUSUF BABALOLA Sea pirates have attacked as many as 88 vessels […]