Tag: maritime terrorism

  • Hostage and Hijack

    Turkish security forces have killed a hijacker who seized a ferry off the coast east of Istanbul on Friday. Anti-terrorist commandos stormed the vessel at dawn and shot the lone […]

  • Rolling On

    According to the latest updated 2011 Reported Maritime Security Incidents – The MSR Rolling Total currently stands at: •         563  total number of incidents as at 31 Oct11 •         382 […]

  • Guard Captured

    GCaptain has been posing an interesting question, just who sends a ship to the waters off east Africa with a one-man, unarmed security force? Apparently the Greek owners of the […]

  • Hornet’s Nest

    Kenya’s campaign to destroy al-Shabab’s capability to conduct kidnapping raids and damage its piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden was a mistake, J. Peter Pham, director of the Michael […]

  • Cyber Threats

    While there are calls for shipping to address any physical security weaknesses, there has been a parallel call to on the cyber security. With the growing reliance on electronic systems […]

  • Dirty Cash

    Cooperation between Somalia’s al Qaeda linked militants and pirate gangs is reported to be growing. The al Shabaab group has become more desperate for funding, the head of the U.N.’s […]

  • Rolling Total

    According to the latest updated 2011 Reported Maritime Security Incidents – The MSR Rolling Total currently stands at: 506  total number of incidents as at 30 Sep 11 344 incidents […]

  • Terror Fear

    A senior U.S. Navy officer is warning that piracy may become an increasingly dangerous and expensive problem, especially if it intersects with terrorism. “There are people that are interested in […]

  • Tanker Threat

    According to specialist “Jihadist monitoring” company, Site Monitoring  – there have been calls amongst the jihadist community to strike maritime targets. The jihadists have called for attacks on oil tankers, […]

  • Terror Links

    The Combined Maritime Forces suspect Somali pirates may be linked to international terrorist groups, the Royal Thai Navy’s force on an anti-piracy mission in the Arabian Sea believes. A Thai […]