Tag: maritime piracy

  • BIMCO piracy plea

    Response to IMB’s annual report. BIMCO Urges International Action in Piracy Fight BIMCO, the world’s largest shipping agency, has called for international action to fight piracy, particularly in the Gulf […]

  • Mexico, pirates and oil

    The number of attacks is up 310% in two years despite efforts by Pemex to prevent them. Piracy at Pemex: modern-day pirates strip drilling platforms in Gulf of Mexico Pemex […]

  • ASG frees hostage

    Hostage release welcomed. Indonesia denies ransom paid to release Abu Sayyaf hostage The Philippines-based armed group, Abu Sayyaf (ASG), recently released an Indonesian hostage who was featured in a viral […]

  • Legal hiccup for Nigeria

    President urged the Senate to focus on passing the Suppression of Piracy Bill. Buhari rejects Maritime Security Bill, 4 others  By Patience Danjuma President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the […]

  • ReCAAP report issued

    ReCAAP releases its report for 2018. Seventy-Six Incidents Reported to ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre in 2018, Marking 25% Year-on-Year Decrease, and the Lowest in a Decade Annual Report (January to […]

  • Hostage hunt continues

    Negotiating team being set up. Piracy: Russian, Nigerian authorities search for abducted seamen Anna Okon The Russian Embassy in Nigeria is collaborating with the government to track down the location […]

  • France, Japan plan drills

    France and Japan are looking to hold bilateral military exercises in the Indo-Pacific. France, Japan Look to Increase Indo-Pacific Maritime Cooperation By Ankit Panda In recent years, across both the administrations […]

  • Fateh sub to debut

    New headache for region. Fateh Submarine to join Iran’s navy fleet late January Rear Admiral Khanzadi said the construction of the vessel has been completed and it will join the naval […]

  • Lagos robberies

    Incident in Secure Anchorage Area again. Robbers attack two tanker vessels off Lagos By Sulaimon Salau Anxiety continues to trail the safety of the crew on vessel offshore Nigeria, as armed […]

  • Somaliand naval bases?

    Self-declared republic sees military presence by world powers as way to affirm its status as independent state Somaliland seeks recognition by hosting naval bases By Addis Getachew The self-declared republic […]