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  1. ISS: Africa’s chance to boost maritime security in the Indian Ocean

    Category: Security/Maritime Security

    This year the Indian Ocean has seen a drop in piracy risks and an increase in maritime development and attention to the blue economy. This is largely thanks to improving maritime security. Africa ...
    Friday, 17 August 2018
  2. UN Security Council concerned by situation in Central Africa

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... to address these issues. Additionally, it has to come up with ways to support regional antipiracy efforts in the Gulf of Guinea. In a statement released last week, the Security Council acknowledged ...
    Thursday, 16 August 2018
  3. Brazil becomes the 33rd nation to join Combined Maritime Forces

    Category: Security/Maritime Security

    ... task force. Commodore Steve Dainton, Deputy Commander of CMF said: “I am delighted to welcome Brazil to our growing organization. This just goes to show that maritime security issues such as piracy ...
    Thursday, 16 August 2018
  4. SA Navy two platform deployment returns from Op Copper duty

    Category: Security/Maritime Security

    A revamped strikecraft, now doing duty as an offshore patrol vessel (OPV) with the SA Navy, will port in Durban on Friday after an Operation Copper anti-piracy tasking tour in the Mozambique Channel.  ...
    Friday, 10 August 2018
  5. Conference examines charcoal smuggling and terrorism

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... CMF, EU NAVFOR and other international partners’ efforts have suppressed piracy from Somalia, further economic hardship would increase the incentives for Somali piracy to resurface. Attendees at the ...
    Wednesday, 08 August 2018
  6. Warship could be deployed to save Filipinos in Libya

    Category: DailyNews/International News

    ... in the north African country. South Korea redirected a vessel taking part in anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden to help release four men taken almost a month ago, according to news agency ...
    Monday, 06 August 2018
  7. Piracy on the rise in the Gulf of Guinea

    Category: Security/Maritime Security

    Pirates have kidnapped 35 seafarers off Nigeria in the first half of 2018 as piracy continues to be problematic in the Gulf of Guinea, with Nigeria the focus of attacks. According to the EOS Risk ...
    Friday, 03 August 2018
  8. EU Navfor’s Operation Atalanta mission extended

    Category: Security/Maritime Security

    ... the mandate extension signals the EU’s commitment to continuing counter-piracy operations off the Somali coast. “Furthermore, the ongoing protection of vulnerable shipping gives confidence to the World ...
    Thursday, 02 August 2018
  9. All crew kidnappings to date this year in the Gulf of Guinea – IMB

    Category: Security/Maritime Security

    ... incidents were reported to the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) in the first six months of 2018. In total, 69 vessels were boarded, with 23 attempted attacks, 11 vessels fired on and four vessels hijacked. ...
    Thursday, 26 July 2018
  10. Spanish maritime patrol detachment have flown 1000 missions

    Category: Security/Maritime Security

    Deterrence, repression and prevention of piracy begins with the identification of the threat. Consequently the European Union Naval Force (EU Navfor) has been making use of Spanish Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance ...
    Tuesday, 24 July 2018

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