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ISS: Illegal fishing: another target in West Africa’s maritime battleground

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In a region already facing rampant piracy, the pillaging of fish stocks by industrial operators must be stopped. The United Nations Climate Change Conference’s (COP26)...

ISS: Africa can learn maritime lessons from its small island states

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The African Union and African states should recognise the achievements of organisations like the Indian Ocean Commission. On 24 January, the French frigate Nivôse seized 444 kg of...

CSIS: A Transatlantic Approach to Address Growing Maritime Insecurity in the...

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The recent news headline said it all: “Pirates kidnap 15 Turkish sailors in attack on container ship” off the Nigerian coast in the Gulf of Guinea....

Paramount Maritime launches first Survey Motor Boat (SMB) for South African...

25 August 2020, Cape Town - Paramount Maritime, a Paramount Group company, has successfully launched the first of three next-generation Survey Motor Boats (SMBs)...

The Past Week in Defence #26 (19-25 October)

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In this week’s edition, on the continent, insurance costs increase in the Gulf of Guinea as piracy rises, Combined Maritime Forces seizes over 450kg...

ISS: Africa can’t risk a major maritime cyber attack

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Cyber attacks against African maritime infrastructure threaten the continent’s recovery from COVID-19 and its long-term development and security aspirations. According to maritime cyber defence...

Four more airports to operate under level two

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In addition to the 14 airports already permitted to operate, four more airports have been given the green light to resume operations, says Transport...

ISS: Maritime security can help resolve the Mozambique insurgency

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Over recent months the bloody insurgency in the northern Mozambique province of Cabo Delgado has taken an unprecedented maritime turn. If it worsens, it...

ISS: Security vs efficiency: smart ports in a post-COVID-19 era

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Around 90% of Africa’s trade is seaborne. The World Trade Organization has predicted a decline in consumer spending due to COVID-19 that will decrease international trade...

After US warning, Iran says its navy will still operate in...

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The Iranian navy will maintain regular missions in the Gulf, the ISNA news agency reported on Wednesday, a day after the United States warned...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...