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Maritime Security

Six suspected pirates nabbed off east African coast

Six suspected pirates apprehended by EUNavForThe European Union Naval Force Somalia’s current flagship, the Italian vessel ITS Virginia Fasan, has apprehended six suspected pirates and seized their vessels.

UN Security Council on Somali piracy

UN Security Council on Somali piracyWhile acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia have subsided substantially, the United Nations Security Council still wants to see a comprehensive response to prevent and suppress such acts and tackle the underlying causes.

Armscor misses the boat on Project Hotel

New Navy hydrographic vessel still no contract announcementIn its latest annual report, for the financial year ending 31 March 2017, Armscor states it aimed at arriving at a contracting position for Project Hotel by the end of May 2017.

Pirates still active off Nigeria

Pirates still active off Nigeria - IMBOne hundred and twenty-one incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of the year, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has said in its latest report.

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