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Friday, February 4, 2011
Maritime Security

BIMCO Seafarer Execution By Somali Pirates

BIMCO, the International Chamber of Shipping, INTERCARGO, INTERTANKO and the International Transport Workers’ Federation have issued a joint statement

February 4, 2011
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Thursday, February 3, 2011
Maritime Security

Weekly Piracy and Maritime Crime Update – 27 Jan – 2 Feb

Weekly Piracy and Maritime Crime Update – 27 Jan – 2 Feb Courtesy of the Office of Naval Intelligence, Maritime OPINTEL Report, 3 February 2011

February 3, 2011
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Monday, January 31, 2011
Pirate Dingy And Gunboat

Applied Mathematicians & Meteorologists Join The Piracy Debate

We have seen solutions for piracy come from all corners of the world from expensive non-lethal weapons more often used by police forces, and OEM solutions from

January 31, 2011
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Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Samsung Heavy Industries HDR Arial View
Maritime Security

SHI Shipyard’s New Anti-Piracy Device

Samsung Heavy Industries Co., South Korea’s third-largest shipbuilder, said Sunday it has developed an anti-piracy solution system that can track down

January 25, 2011
Total Views: 21

Monday, January 17, 2011
Maritime Security

The Cost Of Piracy – Broken Down

At the end of 2010, around 500 seafarers from more than 18 countries are being held hostage by pirates. Piracy clearly affects the world’s largest trade

January 17, 2011
Total Views: 133

Saturday, January 8, 2011
Maritime Security

Cruising sailor to testify against Somali pirates in the Netherlands

A South African cruising sailor who was held captive by pirates for thirteen days in October is to fly to the Netherlands to give testimony against Somalis

January 8, 2011
Total Views: 54

Friday, January 7, 2011
Somali Pirate Boat

2011 Somali Piracy Update

The big news for the start of 2011 is the move of pirates to areas further from their traditional hunting ground. November 2008 saw the first capture of a

January 7, 2011
Total Views: 140

Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Maritime Security

Oman Corvette Heads To Sea For The First Time Note to self: Don’t tick off Oman. Portsmouth, United Kingdom: Al Shamikh, the first of three ships being

December 21, 2010
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Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Maritime Security

EU NAVFOR to piracy hostages: “Drugs are bad”

There is no doubt that the threat of piracy is real and still raging off the coast of Somalia and elsewhere in the world.  Vessels are being hijacked,

November 16, 2010
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Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Maritime Security

Engaging Commercial Industry to Improve Maritime Domain Awareness

by Cesar Morales, Sr. MDA Analyst, and Rob Almeida, CMO – As young Ensigns fresh out of the Naval Academy, we received extensive training

October 13, 2010
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Monday, September 20, 2010
Maritime Security

Poll – What is the worst Anti-Piracy method?

Photo Via Notes From Sea Level gCaptain has covered nearly every anti-piracy measure from weapons (both lethal and non-lethal) to Molotov Cocktails and safe

September 20, 2010
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Sunday, July 25, 2010
Maritime Security

The Importance Of Accounting For People At Sea

Here is a more information about how the Mumbai terrorist attack developed, provided by UK based Warship magazine. That the boat carrying the terrorists was

July 25, 2010
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Sunday, June 6, 2010
Maritime Security

10 More Anti-Piracy Weapons For Use In Somalia

Click to read Part 1 of this Post: 10 Anti-Piracy Weapons For Use In Somalia   Last year gCaptain brought you Anti-Piracy Weapons – Top 10 For

June 6, 2010
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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Container Based Cruise Missiles The USNI blog tells us why container based cruise missiles might not be so far off in

April 6, 2010
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Monday, January 25, 2010
Maritime Security

SSAS – What happens when you push the secret button?

What happens when you press the secret button? When a ship is under pirate attack it can send an distress message using its secret button (officially called

January 25, 2010
Total Views: 640

Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Maritime Security

Maersk Alabama Thwarts Another Pirate Attack Using Armed Guards

Update: Release via EU NAVFOR: On the early morning of 18 November 2009, 350 nautical miles east from the Somali coast, pirates attacked MV Maersk Alabama, a

November 18, 2009
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Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Maritime Security

U.S. signing anti-piracy agreement at UN

Washington, D.C. – Sept. 9, 2009 In a September 9 keynote address to the ComDef 2009 defense policy conference in Washington, D.C., Assistant Secretary

September 9, 2009
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Maritime Security

Maritime Administration Warns of Likely Increase in Piracy

Sep 9 2009 The Maritime Administration today issued an advisory to mariners and ship operators that piracy is likely to increase off the Horn of Africa and in

September 9, 2009
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Thursday, July 30, 2009
Maritime Security

Earn Your Keep with Wired Magazine’s “Cutthroat Capitalism” – The Game

Wired Magazine has released a fun online game based on a recent article titled “Cutthroat Capitalism” which explores piracy off the coast of

July 30, 2009
Total Views: 6

Sunday, June 21, 2009
Maritime Security

Somali Pirate Takedown – Maersk Alabama Story Hits Prime Time TV

Get your TIVO’s ready…. In a new, featured, television show The Discovery Channel looks to find out the very real story behind the story of the

June 21, 2009
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