Tag: Cox’s Bazaar

  • New MPAs for Bangladesh

    Bay of Bengal often a kidnapper’s paradise. Bangladesh Navy Orders Two More Dornier 228NG Maritime Patrol Aircraft angladesh Navy has ordered two more Dornier 228 unarmed twin turborprop maritime patrol […]

  • Bay of Bengal pirates halt fishing

    Armed robbery, kidnap and piracy common problems in Bay of Bengal. Pirates thwart deep sea fishing off Ctg coast Pankaj Dastider CHITTAGONG, Jan 11: Fishing in the deep sea off […]

  • ‘Pirates’ kill fisherman, injure 35

    Incidents against local fishing fleet commonplace in Bay of Bengal. ‘Pirates’ kill fisherman, injure 35 others in Bay Bhola: A fishermen was shot to death and 35 others were injured […]

  • Pirates of the Bay of Bengal

    Incidents generally not reported by agencies. Pirates of the Bay of Bengal By Sanjay Pandey Hem Nagar, India – A gloomy sky pregnant with rain clouds hung heavy over the […]

  • Bangladesh strengthening coastguards

    Boost to maritime security. Bangladesh strengthening coastguards to stop human trafficking Bangladesh has undertaken a Tk 4.6 billion project to strengthen the coastguards to thwart illegal activities on its shores. […]

  • Maritime crime in Bangladesh

    ReCAAP report highlights issues in Bangladesh. Piracy along national coast doubled in 2014 Piracy and armed robbery along Bangladesh’s coasts, especially near sea and river ports, have doubled, raising the […]

  • Pirates kidnap 14 fishermen

    Piracy still a major problem in the Bay of Bengal. Pirates kidnap 14 fishermen in Patuakhali Pirates kidnapped 14 fishermen from the Bay of Bengal under Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali on […]

  • Bangladesh cuts piracy by 70%

    Chittagong no longer listed as high risk. Bangladesh cuts 70% piracy at Bay of Bengal with US support Bangladeshi and American maritime partnership has made the Bay of Bengal “more […]

  • Challenging Myths of Pirate Violence

    Examining the facts behind the figures. Challenging Myths of Pirate Violence By Dirk Steffen “In the last five years, pirates have killed at least 411 fishermen and wounded at least […]

  • Eyes of 6 pirates gouged out in Hatia

    Piracy in Bay of Bengal is rarely reported, but still ongoing.  Eyes of 6 pirates gouged out in Hatia Seven others receive injuries in the mob beating incident The local […]