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Maritime Security

Naval Operations Centre opens in Djibouti

altDjibouti has opened a new Naval Operations Centre, which will improve the ability of Djiboutian maritime forces to track ship movements in their territorial waters and aid in the fight against piracy.
   

South African pirate hostages return home

altDebbie Calitz and her partner Bruno Pelizzari have arrived home in South Africa after being held hostage by Somali pirates for 20 months. They were released last week after being captured in October 2010.
   

Two South Africans freed by Somali pirates after 20 months in captivity

altA South African man and woman taken hostage by Somali pirates in October 2010 have been released and are in the hands of the Somali government, a Reuters witness said today.
   

Royal Navy destroys mine in Mediterranean

altRoyal Navy divers from HMS Ledbury have helped to detonate a Second World War mine found off Sardinia's busiest port.
   

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