Nigeria MSI launched

New MSI will hopefully improve domain awareness. Navy unveils Safety Information portal By: Precious Igbonwelundu The Navy has launched an online Maritime Safety Information (MSI) portal Continue Reading »

November 17, 2017
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New boats for Ghana

Move should boost security in Ghana’s waters. Ghana commissions Chinese patrol boats Ghana’s navy has commissioned into service four patrol boats donated by China. The commissioning Continue Reading »

November 17, 2017
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Yemen sees ports reopen

Closures condemned internationally. Yemen sees ports reopen Saudi Arabia has reopened some ports in Yemen a week after the Saudi-led military coalition battling the Houthi Continue Reading »

November 16, 2017
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France, Nigeria piracy ops

Joint exercise in Gulf of Guinea. Nigerian, French navies partner against maritime insecurity By: Precious Igbonwelundu Plans are underway for Nigerian Navy (NN) and its French Continue Reading »

November 16, 2017
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PLAN scares pirates off

Pirate action groups still in region. Suspected pirate vessels in Gulf of Aden dispersed by Chinese navy by Weida Li On November 15, a destroyer from Continue Reading »

November 16, 2017
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AdvanFort guards court date

Trial date for armed guards looms. Court case hope for jailed marine guards Mike Wade Relatives and friends of six British security guards imprisoned by Continue Reading »

November 15, 2017
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Malaysia/SL training deal

Regional threats from piracy and Daesh-alligned terror groups continue. Sea combat training in Sri Lanka to upgrade skills in maritime security control By AINUL DURMAHYANTY DURMING Continue Reading »

November 15, 2017
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New littorals for RSN

Vessels will patrol Singapore Strait. Singapore strengthens Maritime Security Task Force with two more Littoral Mission Vessels Ridzwan Rahmat The operational component of Singapore’s Maritime Continue Reading »

November 14, 2017
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Abu Sayyaf hostages freed

Only three survivors of kidnapped crew. Vietnamese fishermen rescued from Abu Sayyaf By Roel Pareño and Ian Nicolas Cigaral ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — Four Vietnamese Continue Reading »

November 14, 2017
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Some Yemen ports to open

Port closures led to significant political pressure. Saudi-Led Coalition to Reopen Some Yemen Ports A Saudi-led coalition says it will reopen some airports and seaports Continue Reading »

November 13, 2017
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