ASG frees hostage

Hostage release welcomed. Indonesia denies ransom paid to release Abu Sayyaf hostage The Philippines-based armed group, Abu Sayyaf (ASG), recently released an Indonesian hostage who Continue Reading »

January 17, 2019
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Legal hiccup for Nigeria

President urged the Senate to focus on passing the Suppression of Piracy Bill. Buhari rejects Maritime Security Bill, 4 others  By Patience Danjuma President Muhammadu Continue Reading »

January 17, 2019
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Hostage hunt continues

Negotiating team being set up. Piracy: Russian, Nigerian authorities search for abducted seamen Anna Okon The Russian Embassy in Nigeria is collaborating with the government Continue Reading »

January 15, 2019
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France, Japan plan drills

France and Japan are looking to hold bilateral military exercises in the Indo-Pacific. France, Japan Look to Increase Indo-Pacific Maritime Cooperation By Ankit Panda In recent Continue Reading »

January 15, 2019
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Lagos robberies

Incident in Secure Anchorage Area again. Robbers attack two tanker vessels off Lagos By Sulaimon Salau Anxiety continues to trail the safety of the crew on Continue Reading »

January 11, 2019
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Somaliand naval bases?

Self-declared republic sees military presence by world powers as way to affirm its status as independent state Somaliland seeks recognition by hosting naval bases By Continue Reading »

January 11, 2019
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BIMCO calls on EU, US

Piracy continues in region. BIMCO calls for Gulf of Guinea counter-piracy support operations The EU, China, and the US must step up their support of Continue Reading »

January 11, 2019
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Pakistan boosts frigate fleet

Pakistani Navy had previously confirmed that four such ships had been ordered. Chinese-made warship to double Pakistan Navy’s combat power By Abhishek G Bhaya China Continue Reading »

January 3, 2019
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USN in Gulf drug seizure

Another drug seizure in region. Chung-Hoon Seizes Drugs in Gulf of Aden Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Logan Kellums  Carrier Strike Group Three (CSG 3) Continue Reading »

January 2, 2019
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