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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Fateh sub to debut

New headache for region. Fateh Submarine to join Iran’s navy fleet late January Rear Admiral Khanzadi said the construction of the vessel has been completed and Continue Reading »

January 14, 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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