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Maritime Security

Kenyan offshore patrol vessel handed over

The MV Doria.Bangladeshi shipbuilder Western Marine Shipyard (WMS) has handed over the offshore patrol vessel MV Doria for Kenya's Ministry of Fisheries, Livestock and Agriculture at its facilities in Bangladesh, and will sail it to Kenya at the end of this month.

Yemen's Houthis target coalition warship, agency reports

Ships at sea.The armed Houthi movement and their foes in Yemen's civil war, the Saudi-led coalition, on Saturday gave conflicting accounts of a Houthi attempt to attack shipping in the Red Sea port of al-Mokha.

Pirates strike off Nigeria

Pirates have struck off Nigeria.Pirates have kidnapped five sailors from the vessel of a Polish company off the Nigerian coast, including three crewmembers from Morocco.

Technology a force multiplier for African maritime security

Maritime surveillance and patrol aircraft.Growing maritime threats off Africa’s coastline and new offshore oil and gas finds are driving the need for better maritime security while the drop in the oil price means securing oil and gas supplies is more important than ever as there is less margin for loss.


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