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Armed Men Attack Tugboat off Malaysia, Injure Master

Armed Men Attack Tugboat off Malaysia, Injure Master

The incident occurred some 12 nautical miles northeast of Sabah Coast in the afternoon hours of December 5, 2018, according… Learn more

Seafarers Warned of Abu Sayyaf Kidnapping Threat

Seafarers Warned of Abu Sayyaf Kidnapping Threat

Aby Sayyaf is one of the most violent jihadist groups in the southern Philippines, notorious for kidnappings for ransom.

According to a… Learn more

PAKISTAN NAVY QUITS ANTI-PIRACY TASK FORCE AMID WORSENING US TIES

PAKISTAN NAVY QUITS ANTI-PIRACY TASK FORCE AMID WORSENING US TIES

The decision to leave the task force was taken after the US-led operation refused to pay for fuel for… Learn more

India’s Island Diplomacy

India’s Island Diplomacy

With global power dynamics shifting from West to East, regional powers, namely China and India, have shifted focus to an… Learn more

Ocean Network Express (ONE) commenced calling the JCT of SLPA

Ocean Network Express (ONE) commenced calling the JCT of SLPA

( June 15, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Ocean Network Express (ONE) commenced calling the Jaya Container Terminal (JCT) of Sri… Learn more

Five injured, 10 missing as US Navy destroyer collides with a merchant ship

Five injured, 10 missing as US Navy destroyer collides with a merchant ship

Ten U.S. Navy sailors are missing and five were injured after the USS John S. McCain guided missile destroyer and… Learn more

Operation Atalanta’s ESPS Rayo Completes Escort of WFP Ship Al Safa Taking Essential Supplies to People of Somalia

Operation Atalanta’s ESPS Rayo Completes Escort of WFP Ship Al Safa Taking Essential Supplies to People of Somalia

Spanish Navy warship, ESPS Rayo, has completed a successful escort of a World Food Programme (WFP) ship, MV Al Safa,… Learn more

Operation Atalanta Flagship ITS Virginio Fasan Greets Somali Fishermen During EU Counter-Piracy Patrols off Coast of Somalia

Operation Atalanta Flagship ITS Virginio Fasan Greets Somali Fishermen During EU Counter-Piracy Patrols off Coast of Somalia

On Monday 31 July 2017 sailors from ITS Virginio Fasan greeted local Somali fishermen during their EU NAVFOR counter-piracy patrols.… Learn more

Force Protection Training Ensures ITS Espero Marines Remain Fully Prepared to React to Incident at Sea

Force Protection Training Ensures ITS Espero Marines Remain Fully Prepared to React to Incident at Sea

During their counter-piracy patrols off the coast of Somalia marines aboard EU NAVFOR’s Italian frigate, ITS Espero, carry out regular… Learn more

EU NAVFOR Confirms Attack by Suspected Pirates on Oil Tanker in Gulf of Oman – Vessel Now Safe

EU NAVFOR Confirms Attack by Suspected Pirates on Oil Tanker in Gulf of Oman – Vessel Now Safe

EU NAVFOR has confirmed that oil tanker, MT NAVIG8 Providence, came under attack by suspected armed pirates on 01st of… Learn more

EU NAVFOR Confirms Oil Tanker Attacked in Bab-el-Mandeb Strait – Incident Under Investigation

EU NAVFOR Confirms Oil Tanker Attacked in Bab-el-Mandeb Strait – Incident Under Investigation

EU NAVFOR has confirmed that on, 31 May 2017, a Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker was approached and fired upon by… Learn more

Piracy was never eradicated from Somali waters: Experts

Piracy was never eradicated from Somali waters: Experts

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Experts have told Anadolu Agency that while recent media reports talk about a resurgence of piracy off… Learn more

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