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46 countries confirmed to participate in Aman 2019 Naval Exercise

46 countries confirmed to participate in Aman 2019 Naval Exercise

These views were expressed by Commander Mirza Arslan Baig and Lt. Commandar Javeria Naseem while taking part in a programme… Learn more

BIMCO Calls for Naval Action to Combat Piracy in Gulf of Guinea

BIMCO Calls for Naval Action to Combat Piracy in Gulf of Guinea

Shipping association BIMCO is stepping up its calls for naval support to combat piracy in the Gulf of Guinea after… Learn more

Pirates Kidnap Crewmembers from MSC Container Ship

Pirates Kidnap Crewmembers from MSC Container Ship

The 2,700 TEU Mandy was under way in the Gulf of Guinea on Wednesday when she was attacked and boarded at a… Learn more

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

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