Tag: arms

  • CMF in huge arms bust

    Weapons en route to Somalia. HMAS Darwin seizes large weapons cache Operating as part of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF150), Australian ship HMAS Darwin has uncovered and seized a large […]

  • Arms Ship Seized

    Guinea has blocked a ship containing arms allegedly destined for neighbouring Mali, whose northern half has fallen into the hands of Qaeda-linked extremists. Mali arms ship seized in Guinea Guinea’s […]

  • Searches and Threats

    German ship subjected to a search in Turkey was originally to have made a stop in Tartus, Syria. The owners halted the journey after receiving an email from a Syrian […]

  • Floating Armouries

    Officials in Kenya have raised concerns over the¬†“legal gray area” represented by the practise of¬†private security firms storing weapons aboard floating armouries in international waters. Piracy fighters use floating armouries […]

  • Arms Debate

    Britain is poised to allow merchant ships formally to carry arms in a dramatic effort to tackle the escalating threat of international piracy. The move is designed to protect UK […]