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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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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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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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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Pirates free crew

Crew kidnap is still big business off Nigeria. Nigerian Pirates Release Six Demeter Crewmen Pirates have released the six crew members of the container ship Demeter who Continue Reading »

November 13, 2017
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Aus, PH joint exercice

Philippine, Australian navies launch joint security exercise By Roel Pareño ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Navy and Royal Australian Navy launched a joint maritime Continue Reading »

November 10, 2017
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Nigeria plea to militants

Militants threaten oil security again. Nigeria: Govt, Delta Appeal to Avengers for Patience By Omololu Ogunmade, Emmanuel Addeh, Omon-Julius Onabu and Idowu Sylvester with Agency Continue Reading »

November 8, 2017
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UN calls for piracy action

Onus placed on Somalia to continue fight. UN Security Council asks for comprehensive response to piracy off Somali coast The Security Council Tuesday adopted a Continue Reading »

November 8, 2017
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