Tag: Government

  • Nigerian Governor Seeks Support in Tackling Maritime Crime

    April 19: Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson, has charged the Joint Task Force “Operation Delta Safe” to vigorously undertake efforts that will lead to curbing kidnapping, sea piracy and sundry crimes […]

  • Inaugural SCEG Conference

    The SCEG is a special interest group within the UK’s aerospace, defence and security trade association, ADS Group. The SCEG was appointed by the UK Government in June 2011 as […]

  • Somalia Conference – Live

    Latest from the conference on Somalia’s future in London, where the threats of terrorism and piracy are among the issues being discussed by world leaders. See link at foot of […]

  • British Government Consultation on Somalia

    Wednesday 8 February 2012 15:00 to 17:00 GMT Location Chatham House, London Type: Fee-paying or special invitation events As part of the British government’s engagement with the Somali diaspora, and […]

  • Military Protection

    Dutch shipowners are not to get private security to protect their vessels against pirates but leave their protection to the government, a special committee has concluded. The proposal has angered the […]

  • Complex Mess

    Andrew J. Shapiro, the US assistant secretary for political and military affairs, agrees that African countries need more support, given the complexity of the challenge posed by piracy. “Prosecuting pirates […]

  • IMO on Piracy

    The International Maritime Organization’s Head of Maritime Security, Tracy Peverett, has been speaking to Reuters Insider about its plans to combat Somalia’s pirate problems. Efforts such as tracing ransom cash, […]

  • Split Force

    Fighting in Libya between rebels and national leader Muammar Qaddafi is diverting naval ships from anti-piracy patrols, according to the International Maritime Organization. “One has to be pragmatic and realistic […]

  • Kidnap Demands

    The Somali pirates holding seven Indian crew of “MT Asphalt Venture” hostage have refused to negotiate with the ship owners and insisted they would engage only with the government authorities. […]

  • Political Talks

    India and Malaysia are intensifying diplomatic efforts to step up action to stem threats of piracy, a serious menace which is threatening both nations. Both economies, which rely heavily on global shipping […]