Tag: Arabian Sea

  • Anti-Piracy Ban Hits Shipbuilders

    Small cargo boats are prohibited from sailing south of Oman, effectively blocking trade not only to Somalia but other African countries such as Kenya and Tanzania, as well as Yemen […]

  • Yemeni Fishermen Kidnapped

    According to a statement from the Yemeni Interior Ministry, nine Yemeni fishermen have been kidnapped by Somali pirates while fishing in the territorial water of the Arabian Sea. Somali pirates […]

  • Counter-Piracy

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in the Gulf of Aden to conduct counter-piracy operations in the Southern Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Somali Basin, Arabian Sea, and Indian Ocean. […]

  • Piracy Insight

    A report by insurers states that piracy is seasonal and increases near the end of the Monsoon season. It also reveals that pirates are attacking more often and further from […]

  • BMP4 Launch

    The long awaited and much vaunted Best Management Practice 4 (BMP4) is currently being printed and due for distribution in early September. The NATO Shipping Centre is directing interested parties […]

  • Weather Window

    The weather conditions in the Arabian Sea and northern Somali Basin remain  poor with wave height forecast to exceed 5 meters in the Arabian Sea towards the weekend. The central […]

  • Danish Yacht Taken

    Pirates in the Arabian Sea hijacked a yacht carrying seven Danish passengers, including three children, the Danish government said Monday, in the first reported attack on a small pleasure vessel […]

  • Sailing Into Danger

    The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated its advice for all but but essential travel by yacht and leisure craft on the high seas (more than 12 nautical miles […]

  • Staying The Course

    The Turkish Parliament has approved an extention for the Turkish Naval ships to partake in anti-piracy missions in Gulf of Aden and the Arabian Sea, for an additional 12 months. The motion […]