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  1. Weapons seized from fishing vessel off Somalia

    Category: Security/Maritime Security

    The Indian Navy’s patrol vessel INS Sunayna has seized arms and ammunition from an illegal fishing vessel off the Coast of Somalia. The vessel, on an anti-piracy patrol in the area, spotted a suspicious ...
    Tuesday, 11 December 2018
  2. New Streit armoured vehicle launched in South Africa

    Category: Land/Land

    ... long and can carry up to ten crew members. Streit said its Triton boats can be used for a wide range of mission profiles, from fast patrol craft to anti-piracy. Options include deck mounts for crew-served ...
    Tuesday, 11 December 2018
  3. EU Navfor marks ten years off Horn of Africa

    Category: Security/Maritime Security

    ... attacks still occur, commercial shipping can transit the region in relative safety, knowing that naval forces are present and able to assist if necessary. He went on to say: “Piracy is suppressed, not ...
    Thursday, 06 December 2018
  4. US renews “permanent diplomatic presence” in Somalia

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... by the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab militant group, as well as famine and maritime piracy. While parts of the country are plagued by militant violence, a degree of stability in the capital, Mogadishu, ...
    Wednesday, 05 December 2018
  5. Somaliland Coast Guard receives boats, equipment

    Category: Security/Maritime Security

    ... gender equality.” Somali piracy has decreased dramatically since its height in 2011 when 160 incidents were reported, but experts have warned against complacency. There have been at least two attempted ...
    Tuesday, 04 December 2018
  6. Conference warns against complacency over Somali piracy

    Category: Security/Maritime Security

    Delegates at the recent Shared Awareness and De-confliction (SHADE) conference have warned that complacency will see a rapid resurgence in the scourge of piracy, especially off the Horn of Africa. Ten ...
    Thursday, 29 November 2018
  7. HMS Dragon seizes tonnes of hashish in the Persian Gulf

    Category: Security/Maritime Security

    ... 3 048kg. Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said: “Alongside keeping key shipping channels safe, countering piracy and providing disaster relief, the Royal Navy makes a significant contribution to ...
    Tuesday, 27 November 2018
  8. Japan, US discuss ways to enhance partnership in Horn of Africa

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... of future collaboration, the partnership has already proven to be a successful one – in the decrease of piracy in Northeast Africa, added Miyazaki. Since 2011, the first year a Japanese Self-Defense ...
    Monday, 26 November 2018
  9. Navy deteriorating, Parliamentary Committee hears

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... Copper anti-piracy patrols and Operation Corona border safeguarding patrols”. “The vessels are 40 years old, but were built for a design lifespan of between 15 and 20 years. Hence constant operational ...
    Monday, 26 November 2018
  10. CTF151 begins counter-piracy operation in the Gulf of Aden

    Category: Security/Maritime Security

    The Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Counter Piracy Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 is conducting Operation HAKA, a Counter Piracy Operation in the Gulf of Aden/Socotra Gap over the period 16-23 November. ...
    Wednesday, 21 November 2018

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