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Nigeria Waters Experience Persistent Pirates Attack

December 29, 2017 By Hellenic Shipping News

Nigerian waters have been pestered by piracy attacks according to reports. 10 crew members were reportedly kidnapped for ransom by six pirates who boarded he bulk carrier on December 14 in Brass. Moreover, four to […]

NIMASA Does Not Have Capacity to Fight Piracy – Mohammed

December 29, 2017 By Hellenic Shipping News

IFFA Vice Chairman Anefi Mohammed called upon the Transportation Minister and the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety (NIMASA) to strengthen Nigeria’s fight against piracy and crimes at sea. Moreover, Mohammed stated […]

UAE, India to Hold Joint Naval Exercise

December 29, 2017 By Ashwani Kumar

The first full-fledged naval exercise between UAE and India is set on March 2018 according to Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command of Indian Navy.

Pirates Kidnap 10 Sailors off Nigeria: IMB

December 26, 2017 By Times – Zambia

10 sailors boarding a bulk carrier was kidnapped by six pirates on board a small boat. The kidnapping was reported around 32 nautical miles south of Brass in Niger delta.

Coast Guard to Apprehend Unregistered Boats

December 26, 2017 By Juliet Revita

Deterring illegal activities, piracy and smuggling are targeted by the Philippine Coast Guard-Davao in 2018. Watercrafts not registered under the Safety, Security and Environmental Numbering System for maritime security will be apprehended.

EU NAVFOR Operation Commander Visits JMSDF in Djibouti

December 26, 2017 By EU NAVFOR

Major General Charlie Stickland, Operation Commander of EU NAVFOR, met with Japanese Maritime Self Defense Forces (JMSDF) helping the maritime counter-piracy missions in Djibouti. JS Amagiri and the Japanese MPRA are part of the Bahrain […]

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