Tag: pirate attack

  • Tanker missing in WAF

    Vessel went missing off Gabon, far from usual pirate grounds. Ship Sailing under Panama Flag with 17 Georgian Sailors Goes Missing A ship which was sailing under Panama flag with […]

  • Maldives looks East

    India has opposed Yameen’s crackdown on political rivals and the imposition of an emergency this year Maldives seeks scaling back of Indian presence as it woos China New Delhi: The […]

  • Kidnap attempt off Sabah

    Military suggest Abu Sayyaf not responsible… Military says attempted abduction of tugboat crew occurred in Sabah waters far from Tawi-Tawi ZAMBOANGA CITY – The Philippine military on Monday said gunmen […]

  • Bangladesh pirate protests

    Barguna human chain demands suppression of pirates and Indian trawler trespass in the Bay of Bengal Human chain in protest of Indian trawler and pirates A human chain in Bargunawas […]

  • Iran “frees” pirate hostages

    Details remain sketchy. Iran frees four sailors held by Somali pirates during complex intel operation Iran’s intelligence forces have rescued four Iranian sailors from the captivity of pirates in Somalia following […]

  • PH, Aus in sea drills

    Further anti-piracy drills begin. Philippine, Australian navies hold third series of sea drills Roel Pareño ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Navy and the Royal Australian Navy kicked off Monday […]

  • IMO in Jeddah

    Code of Conduct revised. Jeddah workshop aims to ensure safe and secure regional waters Signatory States to an agreement aimed at repressing piracy, armed robbery and illicit maritime activity in […]

  • Pakistan’s maritime security

    Assessing the region. Pakistan’s maritime security Dr Zafar Nawaz Jaspal The Indian Ocean Region is having immense political and economic opportunities for Pakistan. The safety of sea-lanes is crucial for […]

  • Guyana: pirate arrested

    Fishermen captured and handed over the suspect to local police officials. Guyana: Suspect confesses to killing fishermen Guyana Chronicle:–  A SUSPECT in the piracy attack in Surinamese waters just over a […]

  • Bodies found off Suriname

    Bodies found following horrific armed robbery at sea. Three bodies of 16 missing fishermen discovered; Guyanese relatives fear the worst Posted by: Denis Chabrol Three bodies of the 16 missing fishermen […]