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Crew kidnapped in pirate attack off Benin

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

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

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...

Conference warns against complacency over Somali piracy

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

ISS: Ten years on, is Somali piracy still a threat?

On 6 November the United Nations (UN) Security Council renewed the authorisation for international naval forces to carry out anti-piracy measures off...

Pirates board ship off Nigeria

Pirates boarded a container ship off the coast of Nigeria, seizing 11 crew of who are eight from Poland, according the vessel’s...

SA Navy two platform deployment returns from Op Copper duty

A revamped strikecraft, now doing duty as an offshore patrol vessel (OPV) with the SA Navy, will port in Durban on Friday...

Piracy on the rise in the Gulf of Guinea

Pirates have kidnapped 35 seafarers off Nigeria in the first half of 2018 as piracy continues to be problematic in the Gulf...

EU Navfor’s Operation Atalanta mission extended

The European Union has extended the mandate of the maritime security Operation Atalanta off the Horn of Africa until 31 December 2020. The...

Iranian fishermen released by Somali pirates

Somali pirates have released four Iranian fishermen captured three years ago in international waters off Somalia. The fishermen were welcomed by Iranian Intelligence...

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Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable “on-the-job” training for both sailors and airmen,...

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