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Piracy and crime on the high seas growing and becoming more...

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International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to...

Crewmembers kidnapped in Gulf of Guinea released

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Six Russian crewmembers kidnapped from a vessel off Guinea last month have been released. The Russian Embassy in Nigeria said on 30 January that all...

International action needed to stop piracy – shipping association

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BIMCO, the world’s largest international shipping association, has said that only international action will stop an increase in piracy. The comments come amid increasing...

Pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea increase

Piracy on the world's seas increased last year with a marked rise in attacks against ships and crews around West Africa, the International Chamber...

Crew kidnapped in pirate attack off Benin

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Six Russian sailors have been kidnapped after their vessel was attacked by pirates whilst sailing off the coast of Benin. The attack occurred on 1...

Anti-piracy training in the Seychelles

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For over 10 years, piracy has been successfully combated by an international "˜coalition of the willing', achieving great success in the Indian Ocean. Ships...

Weapons seized from fishing vessel off Somalia

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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...

EU Navfor marks ten years off Horn of Africa

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On Tuesday 4th December in Djibouti, EU NAVFOR's Force Commander, Rear Admiral Alfonso Pérez de Nanclares handed back command of Operation Atalanta...

Somaliland Coast Guard receives boats, equipment

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The Somaliland Coast Guard in Berbera has received three fast patrol boats donated by Sweden as well as other equipment and training....

Conference warns against complacency over Somali piracy

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Delegates at the recent Shared Awareness and De-confliction (SHADE) conference have warned that complacency will see a rapid resurgence in the scourge...

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