FWN RAPIDE crew released

11 crew released. Dutch freighter FWN RAPIDE kidnapped crew released Russian MFA made a statement on May 23, saying that 11 kidnapped crew of Dutch Continue Reading »

May 24, 2018
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Securing the Indian Ocean

Lessons from successful state collaboration against piracy must be extended to other maritime threats. From Djibouti to Jeddah, the Western Indian Ocean needs security BY CHRISTIAN Continue Reading »

May 23, 2018
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Securing the Indian Ocean

Lessons from successful state collaboration against piracy must be extended to other maritime threats. From Djibouti to Jeddah, the Western Indian Ocean needs security BY CHRISTIAN Continue Reading »

May 23, 2018
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New LPH for S. Korea

Marado LPH launched. South Korea changes mission for its newly launched assault ship By: Jeff Jeong SEOUL, South Korea ― The South Korean Navy launched its Continue Reading »

May 22, 2018
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New LPH for S. Korea

Marado LPH launched. South Korea changes mission for its newly launched assault ship By: Jeff Jeong SEOUL, South Korea ― The South Korean Navy launched its Continue Reading »

May 22, 2018
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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 Continue Reading »

May 22, 2018
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Drones for the Delta

Oil theft and illegal bunkering still prolific. Air Force to deploy drones to secure oil facilities in Niger Delta By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Nigerian Air Continue Reading »

May 21, 2018
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Somalia’s IUU fishing woes

Resurgence in IUU fishing risks piracy return. Somalia: Fishermen Struggle to Compete with Foreign Vessels By Jason Patinkin Each morning, fishermen in the northern Somali Continue Reading »

May 21, 2018
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Nigeria: no armed guards

The final word on armed guards? Government outlaws private security guards onboard vessels By Sulaimon Salau and Mayowa Fakile Notwithstanding the spate of pirate attacks on Continue Reading »

May 18, 2018
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EUNAVFOR, Kenya drills

Helping Kenya’s blue economy. European Union Operation Atalanta and Kenyan maritime authorities conducting joint exercises Senior Kenyan and European officials are today meeting in Mombasa Continue Reading »

May 18, 2018
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