Tag: OBP

  • OBP note piracy rise

    OBP report shows worrying increase in incidents. Piracy incidents double off coast of East Africa in 2017: study NAIROBI, May 22 (Xinhua) — The number of piracy incidents doubled off […]

  • Asia’s Deadly Pirates

    Asia sees more kidnappings and armed robberies at sea than anywhere else in the world. Asia’s Deadly Pirates By Neil Thompson Despite genuine improvements in maritime security by Asian littoral states […]

  • Crew kidnap on the rise

    Crew kidnap overtakes cargo theft. Armed attacks on ships in West African waters rise – report BY JOE BAVIER Armed attacks on ships in West African waters nearly doubled in […]

  • Pirates and criminal masterminds

    John Steed discusses modern pirate gangs. Sea pirates of the 21st century are gangs run by criminal masterminds – hostage negotiator The high seas in the 21st century are as […]

  • Piracy falling…ish

    Reported incidents dropping. Shipping crimes drop in Nigeria, others By Sulaimon Salau There is apparently a positive outlook in the fight against piracy in the Gulf of Guinea and other […]

  • OBP lists 3 priority areas

    NGO prioritises areas to be tackled. Oceans Beyond Piracy Lists 3 Priority Areas By Aiswarya Lakshmi Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) remains committed to three priority areas that will guide our […]

  • Somaliland CG boost

    Coast Guard upgrades from OBP. Somaliland: Oceans Beyond Piracy Provides Funds to Upgrades SL Coast Guards Facilities By Goth Mohamed Goth The commander of Somaliland Coast Guards Admiral Mohamed Hussein […]

  • Taiwan contributes to maritime security effort in Somalia

    New marcomms centres to aid maritime safety and security. Taiwan contributes to maritime security effort in Somalia Taipei, Sept. 11 (CNA) Taiwan on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding with […]

  • Piracy or Not, Danger Exists

    Information sharing key to prevention. Piracy or Not, Danger Exists; A SE Asia Problem SOUTHEAST Asia piracy and robbery at sea are rising once again, but not according to some […]

  • Global piracy under spotlight

    International Peace Institute meets to discuss issue. As Somali Sea-Piracy Declines, Attention Turns To Southeast Asia And Other Regions NEW YORK — Piracy at sea figured prominently during a two-panel […]