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  • 28 December 2011

    A new anti-piracy project with a startup grant of $2 million from the European Union has been initiated by the Eastern and Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region countries. The MASE (Maritime Security) project has been under development since May 2010 and it was signed last week by regional economic blocs including Comesa, EAC, Igad […]

  • 13 March 2015

    Indian government is stepping up its efforts aimed at dealing with piracy at sea. Namely, the government has adopted a Contingency Plan for dealing with piracy and hijacking of merchant ships with Indian crew and arising hostage situations. In addition, several guidelines have been adopted as well, in particular relating to Best Management Practices including safe house/citadel for […]

  • 6 July 2009

    The crew of Devonport-based warship HMS Portland has returned home after an anti-piracy operation in the Middle East and Indian Ocean. The frigate clocked up 57,000 miles – the equivalent of travelling twice around the world – during its seven-and-a-half month deployment. While overseas the crew was involved in more than 30 successful anti-piracy and […]

  • 13 January 2012
    Business & Finance

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Tributs, tanker Pechenga, and seagoing tug MB-37 has arrived in the Gulf of Aden to keep anti-piracy watch. PF naval mariners headed by Capt 1 rank Ildar Akhmerov will spend several months maintaining maritime security near the Horn of Africa. All ships of […]

  • 15 July 2005

    A newly set-up marine police tactical unit is expected to assist in fighting piracy and kidnappings, especially in the Straits of Malacca. Some 30 officers have been trained to take quick action in the event of any attack.

  • 24 January 2012

      Pacific Fleet (PF) seventh task unit participating in anti-piracy campaign in the Gulf of Aden has successfully escorted first merchant convoy through safety corridor and on Jan 22 started to form the next one, PF spokesman Capt 1 rank Roman Martov told RIA Novosti. The seventh anti-piracy unit consisting of large ASW ship Admiral […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by Capt 1 rank Ildar Akhmerov and consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Tributs, replenishment tanker Pechenga, and seagoing tug MB-37 has completed anti-piracy mission off the Horn of Africa and is currently heading for homebase. Through over 3 months of anti-piracy watch in the Gulf of Aden, the […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    The bill empowers authorities to seize vessels used by pirates anywhere in Nigeria and in international waters.

  • 8 January 2012

      In 2011, Pacific Fleet (PF) warships continued securing civilian shipping in the Gulf of Aden which is still considered a piracy-hazardous area. PF task unit consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Vinogradov, tanker Pechenga, and salvage tug SB-522 had finished their anti-piracy mission in the spring of 2011. The unit was headed by Capt 1 rank Ivan Kovalev. Throughout […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    European shipowners: EU decides to extended the anti-piracy Operation Atalanta until the end of 2020.

  • 22 June 2006

    Singapore (dpa) – An anti-piracy plan bringing together 16 Asian countries is set to take off on September 4 followed by the opening of an Information Sharing Centre (ISC) based in Singapore, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. The Japanese-initiated Regional Cooperation Agreement on Anti- Piracy (Recaap) is aimed at enhancing multilateral cooperation among the […]

  • 2 January 2012

    The European Union’s anti-piracy naval force, Operation Atalanta, is reflecting deeply on extending the range of their activities to the beaches of Somalia, where the piracy developments are deemed to be the most intensive. The EU committee has requested the force’s commander to develop plans for revising the rules of engagement between EU forces and […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Have you ever seen an anti-piracy action aboard a container ship, if not, now is the right time to take a look at this video. On Sunday, October 5th, during the Mary Maersk’s sailing through the Fehmarn Belt dividing Denmark and Germany, 30 soldiers were suddenly lowered from helicopters to board the vessel. The soldiers […]

  • 20 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    In response to still pressing piracy threat off the coast of Somaila, Transas has developed an Anti-Piracy solution that will support maritime schools in performing relevant training. The Transas Anti-Piracy package consists of a mothership, a smaller mothership and four fastboats with different speeds. The look of all vessels is typically ‘pirate’: badly maintained and […]

  • 2 February 2012

    Iranian warships rushed to help the tanker which was attacked by pirates near the Gulf of Aden, Navy’s Deputy Commander Rear Admiral Seyyed Mahmoud Mousavi said on Tuesday. The naval forces opened timely, massive fire on pirate boats, he added. Indian Ocean coast of Somalia waters is considered as the world’s most dangerous for repeated […]

  • 28 May 2009

    An international conference is being held in Cairo to discuss the growing problem of piracy. The meeting brings together experts in security, shipping and insurance as well as government representatives from 20 countries. At the same time, another anti-piracy conference is being hosted in London.

  • 18 August 2011

      Russian Navy command appraises anti-piracy actions of Russian warships in the Gulf of Aden and near Horn of Africa as effective. Large ASW ship Severomorsk securing civil shipping in those regions on Aug 17 arrived in the central part of the Arabian Sea to start forming a new convoy of merchant vessels; the convoy […]

  • 14 June 2011

      Part of its global anti-piracy drive, Turkey will be deploying four frigates, which will be conducting joint exercises with Oman, the UAE… (timesofoman) [mappress] Source: timesofoman, June 14, 2011.

  • 2 December 2013

    Drum Cussac Ltd, the leading global business risk consultancy, has delivered an anti-piracy training programme for the Malagasy Navy at the Naval Base in Diego Suarez, Madagascar. It is the first time that a private company has been permitted to partner with the Malagasy Navy.   A team of Drum Cussac’s highly skilled and experienced […]

  • 9 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Code of Conduct concerning the Repression of Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in the Western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden (Djibouti Code of Conduct) on July 6 signed on behalf of Mozambique by His Excellency Carlos dos Santos, High Commissioner of the Republic of Mozambique in the United Kingdom. Mozambique has […]

  • 9 November 2009

    China is hosting a two-day international conference to co-ordinate anti-piracy escorts for cargo vessels in the Gulf of Aden off Somalia. Representatives from Russia, Japan, India, the EU and Nato are focusing on how best to co-ordinate their navies in the escort missions. It is an indication of how deeply China is getting involved in […]

  • 14 November 2014

    The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) is testing a new anti-piracy software in two maritime operational centres in Kenya and the Seychelles. The software known as the Piracy, Maritime Awareness and Risks (PMAR) system provides a live picture of ship traffic activity, indicating current ship positions on a digital map. By combining data from a […]