Tag: somali piracy

  • UNODC, EU cooperation

    Mentoring and capacity building. EU-UNODC Cooperation on Maritime Security and Surveillance Shailaja A. Lakshmi The European Union and the Global Maritime Crime Programme of the United Nations Office on Drugs and […]

  • EU NAVFOR destroys vessel

    Vessel destroyed. Pirate whaler seized and destroyed by EU NAVFOR In the morning of Sunday 28th October 2018, EU NAVFOR military personnel seized an active Pirate Action Group (PAG) whaler […]

  • Japan, India renew ties

    China’s increased presence continues to cause concern. India, Japan to ink pact on maritime security Anirban Bhaumik India and Japan may early next week ink a pact to step up […]

  • EU NAVFOR notes attack

    Full report on last week’s incident. Pirate attack averted off the east coast of Somalia On the 16th October 2018, the MV KSL Sydney, a Hong Kong flagged Bulk Carrier, […]

  • Somali pirate attack

    Pirates fire on merchant vessel. Attack repelled by ship’s armed security team. According to an alert released by UKMTO on October 16th, a merchant vessel was attacked by pirates off […]

  • CMF and Pakistan meet

    Information sharing and cooperation explored. Commander of Combined Task Force 150 discusses interoperability with Pakistan Commodore Hassan Alsharani of the Royal Saudi Navy and Commander of CTF150, CMF’s counter-terrorist force […]

  • IRGC weekly reminder

    Iran’s weekly pot-stirring exercise. IRGC-Army Naval Cooperation to Guarantee Security: Iranian Commander The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy praised the powerful presence of the Iranian Armed Forces […]

  • US concern over Hambantota port

    America’s influence isn’t what it used to be. Sri Lanka says no Chinese military base at port Sri Lanka rejected on Wednesday US claims that China might establish a forward […]

  • Pakistan quits CMF

    Decision to leave the task force taken after US-led coalition limits fuel supplies, military sources tell Al Jazeera. Pakistan navy quits anti-piracy task force amid worsening US ties by Osama […]

  • New asset for Iran Navy

    More assets keep things simmering. ‘Konarak’ missile launcher warship joins Iran Army’s Naval fleet ‘Konarak’ missile launcher warship joined Iranian Army’s Naval fleet in order to strengthen and improve the […]