• Pirates take dhow off Puntland

    Vessel likely to be used as mother ship. Somali pirates hijack Iranian fishing vessel: Somali official By Abdiqani Hassan Somali pirates hijacked an Iranian fishing vessel on Tuesday to use […]

  • Aid shipments to Yemen

    Hodeidah port still under Houthi control. Arab Coalition Says Preparing Alternatives to Yemen Port for Urgent Aid DUBAI (Reuters) – The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said it was determined […]

  • Has China killed pirates?

    The Chinese Ministry of National Defense clarified the extent of the Chinese Navy’s anti-piracy operations in the Indian Ocean. China Burnishes Anti-Piracy Credentials Without Clarifying Possible Use of Lethal Force […]

  • Danish MPA for Horn, Med

    Aircraft to monitor shipping, migrants. Denmark deploys Challenger jet to support maritime security at the Horn of Africa After taking advice from The Foreign Policy Committee, the Government today decided […]

  • EUNAVFOR still a presence

    Pirates still deterred by naval vessels. EU Force Maintains Pirate Watch Off Somalia By Ismail Mohamed & Salem Solomon For the first time in years, piracy has returned to the […]

  • Pirates back to plague shipping

    Resurgence due to factors including drought, famine and influence of ISIS Somali pirates back to plague shipping NAIROBI • Are the pirates back? After years of quiet seas, undisturbed voyages […]

  • Hijacked dhow off Hobyo

    Al Kaushar believed to be off former piracy stronghold. EU naval force says seized Indian cargo dhow now in vicinity of Hobyo, Somalia An Indian registered cargo dhow that was […]

  • Pirates demand ransom

    Somali pirates return to old school ransom model. EU Naval Force Confirms Fuel Tanker Has Been Pirated off North Coast of Somalia The EU Naval Force, which is currently operating […]

  • S. Korea joining EUNAVFOR

    South Korea link up with EUNAVFOR. S. Korean naval unit to join EU counter-piracy operation next month South Korea’s Cheonghae Unit will take part in a counter-piracy military operation led […]

  • New Corvettes for Germany

    The German navy is to receive five additional K130 corvettes. German navy set for additional corvettes By Richard Tomkins The German navy is to procure additional K130-class corvettes, which it […]