Tag: Malta

  • Malta’s IUU fishing fight

    Army begins maritime patrols following fishermen’s pleas about pirates at sea Surveillance intended to gather evidence to present in ‘appropriate fora’ Malta’s armed forces have been brought in to police […]

  • €32 Million-Worth of Cocaine Seized At Malta’s Freeport

    March 19: €32 million-worth of cocaine was seized at Malta’s Freeport. In the early hours of Tuesday, 12 refridgerated containers were flagged by the Container Monitoring Unit due to their […]

  • More Than 80 Migrants Rescued Off Italy’s Lampedusa

    Eighty-seven migrants in a wooden boat have been rescued off the Italian island of Lampedusa and are due to arrive in Malta on Wednesday, officials said. Malta’s armed forces said […]

  • Med, migrants and merchant ships

    Shipping’s concerns over Italy’s migrant stance. Migrant crisis may pose threats to Med shipping By Julia Louppova The migrant crisis continues in Europe and the shipping industry is getting increasingly worried […]

  • Migrants blocked

    Migrant rescue vessel caught in political spat. Italy’s Matteo Salvini shuts ports to migrant rescue ship A rescue ship carrying 629 migrants is stranded in the Mediterranean after Italy’s new […]

  • Tanker turns up off Malta

    Vessel had believed to have capsized. Crimean tanker, holed by Libyan coastguard, ends up in Malta A Crimean oil tanker that was shot at by a Libyan coastguard vessel after […]

  • Seychelles talks security

    President appears at EU conference. President of Seychelles to address maritime security at ‘Our Ocean’ conference in Malta By: Betymie Bonnelame (Seychelles News Agency) – President Danny Faure will be attending […]

  • Floating armoury changes

    News will impact PMSCs operating in the Indian Ocean. Floating Armouries – Major Legal Change Underway Thomas Egerstrom The debate of the legality surrounding “floating armouries” (FA’s) has been circulated […]

  • New OPV for Malta

    New toy for the navy. Malta to receive new offshore patrol vessel A funding from the European Union will allow Malta to acquire a new €34 million offshore patrol vessel. Another €7.5 […]

  • Plane scares pirates off

    Pirates scared off by plane. Navy Plane Foils Piracy Attempt in Western Arabian Sea New Delhi: The Indian Navy, with the help of its long-range anti-submarine warfare aircraft, has thwarted […]