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Piracy off West Africa remains high

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Piracy remains at elevated levels in West African waters, with 97 incidents recorded in 2017, including an increase in successful kidnappings compared...

Piracy grew off East Africa in 2017

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Pirate activity off East Africa doubled in 2017 compared to the previous year, according to a new report, indicating that Somali criminal...

Armed attacks on ships in West African water rise – report

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Armed attacks on ships in West African waters nearly doubled in 2016, with pirates increasingly focused on kidnapping crew for ransom off...

Piracy on the decrease but threat still there – report

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Incidences of Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea and Horn of Africa have been decreasing but waters off West Africa remain dangerous...

Maritime Operations Centre opens in Somalia

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Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP), United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC), EUCAP Nestor and the Somaliland Coast Guard have opened the...

Survey finds warships are a primary deterrent to pirates

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The presence of warships has been cited by imprisoned Somali pirates as a deterrent during a survey conducted by the UN Office...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...