Tag: Oceans Beyond Piracy

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Hostages escape after five months

    Unclear whether captors were pirates or fishermen. Iranian ship and crew escape after 5 months in captivity off Somali coast An Iranian fishing vessel and its crew have escaped after […]

  • Pirates cite navy as deterrent

    EUNAVFOR and NATO due to withdraw in late 2016. Prisoner survey notes international naval presence as the primary deterrent to pirates UNODC and OBP jointly conducted an informal survey of […]

  • Piracy fears trigger illness

    Even indirect exposure can cause health issues. Piracy fears trigger illness and hurt recruitment Girija Shettar Seafarers are suffering health problems and turning down work because of fears of piracy […]

  • BIMCO supports OBP report

    BIMCO experts liaised with OBP over report. BIMCO Supports Latest Report from Oceans Beyond Piracy BIMCO has continued its support for the Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) “The State of Maritime […]

  • Southeast Asia Piracy A Clear Threat

    Oceans Beyond Piracy releases its annual report. Southeast Asia Piracy A Clear Threat The maritime advocacy group Oceans Beyond Piracy has released its fifth annual State of Maritime Piracy Report, […]