Tag: combat piracy

  • Pilot Project to Combat Piracy

    In the Horn of Africa, maritime experts have embarked on a pilot project to combat piracy in the Horn of Africa.  At a planning conference the need to build capacity […]

  • Tech War

    Two American experts, have presented a remote-controlled aircraft capable of launching airborne cyber attacks and hijack mobile phone calls developed to combat piracy telematics. The new drone aircraft, called WASP […]

  • Local Deal

    The Maldives and Seychelles have agreed to combat piracy jointly. The decision was prompted after two attacks in June off India’s Southern coast rang alarm bells for the two nations. […]

  • Port Pressure

    Speaking for seaports and maritime organizations around the world, the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) is calling on nations to adopt tougher measures to combat piracy. At its […]

  • Winning Battle

    Efforts to combat piracy off the Somali coast have reduced the number of successful attacks on merchant ships, though the battle is far from over, a senior British navy officer […]

  • 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 […]

  • No Troops for Somalia

    A senior U.S. diplomat has outlined new U.S. efforts to combat piracy off the coast of Somalia. Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Andrew Shapiro stated on Wednesday that […]

  • Call for Armed Guards

    Security companies believe that overt protection deters piracy. At an industry event jointly hosted by Gray Page and Protection Vessels International, delegates were told that the shipping industry needs to […]

  • Changing View

    Industry experts are calling for the deployment of armed guards on merchant vessels to combat piracy. A slew of maritime professionals who may previously opposed the measure for fear of escalating […]

  • Really Spraying Something

    Necessity is the mother of invention as they say, and in an effort to combat piracy, Mace Personal Defense, Inc. has developed “The Shipboard Defense System” (“SDS”), a defensive on-board […]