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Thursday, July 5, 2012
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Monsoon Will Likely Keep Pirates at Bay in Indian Ocean [PIRACY UPDATE]

It was a mixed bag of pirate activity around the world this past week and fortunately, nobody was captured or injured due to pirate activity.  Here’s

July 5, 2012
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Friday, February 17, 2012
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Shipboard Security Teams and the Rules of Engagement

– By Captain Rich Madden February 15, 2012 will be a date many in the maritime security industry will remember for a long time. It was the day that

February 17, 2012
Total Views: 145

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
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UK P&I Club Advisory on Carrying Weapons and Armed Guards in Egyptian Waters

The Club’s Egyptian correspondent has advised us of changes to the domestic law in Egypt concerning regulations governing the carriage weapons and armed

February 15, 2012
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Tuesday, January 31, 2012
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Royal Navy Hands Over Suspected Pirates to Face Prosecution in Seychelles

A group of pirates caught by a Royal Navy operation in the Indian Ocean will face justice in the Seychelles. RFA Fort Victoria – part of NATO’s

January 31, 2012
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Wednesday, December 14, 2011
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Part 2: Overfishing Ourselves out of the Maritime Industry and Defense of the Homeland

by Jeffrey J. Milstein, Moran Office of Maritime and Port Security (MOMPS) On August 2nd, 1939 Albert Einstein wrote a letter to then President Roosevelt

December 14, 2011
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Monday, December 5, 2011
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Terrorism, Pirates, and Blowing the Whistle on Commercial Fishing Before it Causes the Next Big Attack, Part 1

By Jeffrey J. Milstein, Moran Office of Maritime and Port Security (MOMPS)  There are many different types of possible terrorists, but the simplest

December 5, 2011
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Thursday, September 29, 2011
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Weekly Maritime Crime and Piracy Update: Week of 22 Sept 2011

Global Summary of Maritime Crime and Piracy, Week of 22 Sep 2011 (Source: ONI) gCaptain Note: Via our friends in West Africa, it’s certainly clear that

September 29, 2011
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Saturday, September 3, 2011
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United States’ maritime security advances with new strategic alliance

On December 21st, 2004, former President Bush signed the National Security Presidential Directive NSPD-41 that stated: It is critical that the United States

September 3, 2011
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Monday, August 8, 2011
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Piracy’s Emerging Market: The Gulf of Guinea

– By David Rider, Neptune Maritime Security Despite the best efforts of the world’s navies and EU NAVFOR in particular, piracy in the Indian

August 8, 2011
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Thursday, August 4, 2011

MT Pavit Aground After Days Spent Adrift – Heads To Roll At Indian Coast Guard

On July 29th the crew of the Motor Tanker Pavit made a Mayday call off the coast of Oman and were quickly rescued by local authorities but no attempt

August 4, 2011
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Saturday, July 30, 2011
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WARNING LETTER: “Killing hostages is now part of the rules”

This Warning Notice, published by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), is intended for Yacht Skippers considering a passage through the Gulf of Aden,

July 30, 2011
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Friday, July 15, 2011
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Pirate attacks up 63% this year, however fewer ships are being taken: IMB REPORT

Pirate attacks on the world’s seas totalled 266 in the first six months of 2011, up from 196 incidents in the same period last year, the International

July 15, 2011
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Friday, July 8, 2011
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Somali Pirates May Face Death Penalty

(Dow Jones) Three Somali men accused of hijacking a sailboat in the Indian Ocean and killing the four Americans on board could face the death penalty, rather

July 8, 2011
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Monday, July 4, 2011
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Royal Navy Thwarts Pirate Attack

Support ship Fort Victoria helped thwart an attack as pirates fired rockets at a merchant ship off Oman. 04 July 2011 Ten pirates in a couple of skiffs made

July 4, 2011
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Thursday, June 30, 2011
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Weekly Maritime Crime and Piracy Update: Week of 22 June 2011

Summary of Worldwide Crime and Piracy, week of 22 June 2011 (Source: ONI) GULF OF GUINEA: A chemical tanker was hijacked 26 June at 0245 UTC off of Cotonou,

June 30, 2011
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Thursday, June 16, 2011
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Weekly Maritime Crime and Piracy Update, plus Convoy Schedule

Gulf of Aden Convoy Schedule: Korean Naval convoy schedule for June/July 2011: Rendezvous point “A” (Eastbound): 12:07N – 044:11E. 

June 16, 2011
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Thursday, June 9, 2011
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Weekly Maritime Crime and Piracy Report: Week of 2 June 2011

Worldwide Maritime Crime and Piracy Summary: Week of 2 June 2011 GULF OF ADEN: Bulk carrier (ACHILLEAS) was fired upon by one skiff with 7-8 pirates onboard 7

June 9, 2011
Total Views: 5

Thursday, June 2, 2011
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Maritime Crime and Piracy Update: Week of 26 May 2011

Worldwide Maritime Crime and Piracy Summary, week of 26 May 2011 (source: ONI) EGYPT: A U.S.-flagged vessel experienced an attempted boarding 25 May at 0231

June 2, 2011
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Thursday, May 5, 2011
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Weekly Maritime Crime and Piracy Update – Week of 28 April 2011

Weekly Maritime Crime and Piracy Summary (source: Office of Naval Intelligence) CARIBBEAN SEA: A RoRo was robbed 2 May 2011 at 0740 UTC while anchored

May 5, 2011
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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Weekly Maritime Crime and Piracy Update – week of 31 March 2011

Maritime Crime and Piracy  Summary, week of 31 March 2011 (source: Office of Naval Intelligence) INDIAN OCEAN-EAST AFRICA: ARABIAN SEA: Merchant vessel

April 7, 2011
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