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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Charcoal funds terrorism

Illegal activity rakes in millions. Charcoal Smuggling Finances Somali Terrorist Groups Terrorists are making over $7 million a year by smuggling charcoal illegally out of 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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Fire at Aden refinery

Violence has escalated in the area in recent weeks. Violent explosion shakes Yemen’s Aden refinery By Ali Mahmood A fire has ripped through a storage Continue Reading »

January 14, 2019
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CMF first haul of 2019

More drugs removed from criminals. Combined Maritime Force conducts first seizure of illegal drugs in 2019 MORE success for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) frigate Continue Reading »

January 14, 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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Russia, Iran plan drills

Closer ties will not please the US. Iran, Russia to hold naval drills TEHRAN – Navy Chief Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said on Sunday that Continue Reading »

January 7, 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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