Counter-Piracy Task Forces Work Together to Deter Piracy and Increase Maritime Security in Gulf of Aden

Published on July 29, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments July 24: Warships from three nations have taken part in a counter-piracy surge operation, led by Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 in the Gulf of Aden. The operation was part of the Republic of Korea-led CTF 151’s mission to deter piracy and to contribute to wider maritime security in the region by focusing shared resources and assets over a…

July 29, 2019
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Canada Concludes Maritime Security and Counter-Terrorism Mission

Published on June 3, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments May 30: Canada has concluded Operation Artemis, the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) contribution to counter-terrorism and maritime security operations in Middle Eastern and East African waters. The successful deployment saw Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Regina, along with its embarked CH-148 Cyclone helicopter and Naval Tactical Operations Group enhanced boarding team seize and destroy 9,155 kg of illegal narcotics, worth…

June 3, 2019
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Gabon Gets New Maritime Operations Center to Protect Maritime Borders and Counter Illicit Trafficking

Published on May 23, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments May 03: Gabon’s navy has accepted a new maritime operations centre (MOC), which was built by the United States Navy’s Seabees. It will support Gabon in protecting its maritime borders and countering illicit trafficking. The US Navy this week said Seabees assigned to US Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133 turned over the MOC to the Gabonese navy at…

May 23, 2019
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Encouraging signs from Africa

Africa is acutely vulnerable to maritime crime, which has become a low risk, high reward business. Promising signs of Africa’s global leadership on maritime security BY TIMOTHY Continue Reading »

February 20, 2019
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PH in piracy push

Philippines wants clampdown. Finish them off! Duterte urges Asian neighbors to step up anti-piracy fight By Prince Golez President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday urged the Continue Reading »

February 20, 2019
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ASG hostages well

Ransom demand has been made. Fishermen abducted by Abu Sayyaf in good condition, says Sabah CPO By Natasha Joibi SANDAKAN: The three fishermen kidnapped by members Continue Reading »

February 15, 2019
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