Tag: United Nations

  • UN bans 4 ships

    Move described as unprecedented. UN bans 4 ships from global ports for violating N Korea sanctions The United Nations has banned four ships from visiting any global port, after they […]

  • UN Med ops to continue

    UN anti-smuggling ops to continue. Security Council re-authorizes operations to disrupt migrant smuggling off coast of Libya The Security Council today extended by one year the authorization for Member States […]

  • Aid shipments to Yemen

    Hodeidah port still under Houthi control. Arab Coalition Says Preparing Alternatives to Yemen Port for Urgent Aid DUBAI (Reuters) – The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said it was determined […]

  • UN, EU agree Med arms patrols

    Patrols will now look for guns as well as people smugglers. U.N. approves high seas crackdown on Libya arms smuggling BY MICHELLE NICHOLS The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday […]

  • Do we need the CGPCS?

    CGPCS meets in Seychelles this week. A riddle: If pirate attacks drop to zero, should Contact Group on Piracy still exist? By: Patsy Athanase and Betymie Bonnelame If pirate attacks […]

  • UN extends piracy fight by year

    Piracy remains a “grave concern”. Somalia: Security Council reauthorizes international naval forces to fight piracy off East Africa The United Nations Security Council today renewed for another year its authorization […]

  • Armoured vehicles bound for Libya seized

    Shipment in breach of UN sanctions. Armoured vehicles bound for Libya seized from roro ship in Greece HOLLY BIRKETT Athens: Greek customs have seized 16 armoured vehicles from a roro carrier […]

  • How Kenya invited and hosted Somali pirates

    Big Mouth strikes again… U. N. Report: How Kenya invited and hosted Somali pirates By WILLIS OKETCH MOMBASA: Questions abound over who in Kenya benefited from billions of shillings laundered by […]

  • Ships urged to look for migrants in Gulf

    Request from UNHCR. Gulf of Aden ships asked to look out for refugee boats Stephen Spark Humanitarian agencies are expecting a huge exodus of refugees from Yemen if the conflict […]

  • UN concerned over Libya

    Oil and weapon smuggling a major concern. Libya needs international maritime force to help stop illicit oil, weapons – UN experts Libyan authorities are unable to halt the illicit trade […]