anti-piracy


Monday, August 11, 2014
News

Gulf of Guinea Piracy: Open Ocean Ambush Seen As “Game Changer”

An open ocean attack on a product tanker in Gulf of Guinea reminiscent of Somali piracy could represent a significant change for pirates operating off the

August 11, 2014
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Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Piracy

NATO Extends Somali Counter-Piracy Ops Through 2016

NATO Defence Ministers on this week decided to extend NATO’s counter-piracy operation until the end of 2016 as Somali pirates continue to threaten ships

June 4, 2014
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Maritime News

VIDEO: Onboard NATO’s Counter-Piracy Flagship

The Spanish Navy's Aegis frigate Alvaro de Bazan is currently serving as NATO's Counter-Piracy flagship in the Gulf of Aden.

March 12, 2014
Total Views: 2

Friday, February 14, 2014
Maritime News

Counter Piracy Warship Rescues Teenage Boy from Overturned Boat Off Somalia

Talk about being in the right place, at the right

February 14, 2014
Total Views: 3

Thursday, January 30, 2014
News

Suspected Pirates Arrive in Seychelles

Five suspected pirates arrived in Seychelles on Wednesday to be prosecuted following an unsuccessful attack in the Gulf of Aden earlier this

January 30, 2014
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Interesting

Worldwide Piracy Incidents at Six-Year Low on Somali Pirate Crackdown

Piracy at sea has reached its lowest levels in six years, with 264 attacks recorded worldwide in 2013, a 40% drop since Somali piracy peaked in 2011, the

January 15, 2014
Total Views: 3

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Piracy

Singapore at Heart of Counter Piracy Worldwide

Singapore, 3569 nm from the Gulf of Aden, is at the heart of counter

June 13, 2013
Total Views: 7

Monday, June 3, 2013
Piracy

Counter Piracy Helps Boeing Boost Orders for Long-Range Patrol Jets

By Thomas Black June 3 (Bloomberg) — Boeing Co. expects governments combating pirates and drug runners on the open seas will create a new market for

June 3, 2013
Total Views: 2

Friday, March 8, 2013
Pirates Navy Video Game
Navy

US Navy Launches Official Anti-Pirate Video Game

Tired of reading about piracy online? Think you have what it takes to outsmart pirates? Well the US Navy is offering you an opportunity to help! At the Annual

March 8, 2013
Total Views: 47

Monday, February 25, 2013
Piracy

Nigeria Grants Bail To Russian Sailors Accused of Arms Smuggling

LAGOS, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Fifteen Russian sailors charged with illegally bringing weapons into Nigeria last year were granted bail on Monday and released

February 25, 2013
Total Views: 2

Thursday, January 24, 2013
Piracy

Typhon’s Private Navy: A Game-Changer or a New Maritime Counter-Piracy Maginot Line?

By Martin Edwin Andersen The announcement earlier this month that a British company, Typhon, is creating a private navy to protect commercial clients from

January 24, 2013
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Piracy

Former Pirate Kingpin Leading Anti-Piracy Gang Full of Ex-Pirates

Mohamed Abdi Hassan (aka Afweyne), the ex-Somali pirate Kingpin once referred to by the United Nations as “one of the most notorious and influential

January 23, 2013
Total Views: 14

Monday, December 31, 2012
BNS Louise-Marie pirate skiff
News

Belgian Warship BNS Louise Marie Intercepts Pirate Skiff off Somalia

Less than two weeks after the frigate BNS Louise Marie apprehended five suspect pirates at sea off the Somali coast, the crew of the Belgian warship was tasked

December 31, 2012
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Piracy

Piracy Remains a Persistent Threat, With Real Victims – CMF

By Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) The Indian Ocean, and Gulfs of Aden and Oman have long been an ample hunting ground for the pirates who wish to ply their

October 31, 2012
Total Views: 12

Thursday, October 25, 2012
Piracy

Pirate Dhow Gets Blasted in Gulf of Aden

NATO’s counter piracy flagship, HNLMS ROTTERDAM, was forced to return fire on a pirate dhow while conducting routine surveillance this week in the Gulf

October 25, 2012
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Piracy

BAE Testing a New, More Agile Pirate Gun

(Bloomberg) — BAE Systems Plc is testing a naval gun for smaller warships, a market that’s growing amid demand from the Middle East and coast

October 24, 2012
Total Views: 15

Monday, October 22, 2012
Piracy

Somali Piracy Falls to Six Year Low

(Bloomberg) — Somalia piracy attacks against merchant shipping fell to the lowest in six years in the third quarter as armed guards on vessels

October 22, 2012
Total Views: 4

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Interesting

Counter-Piracy Forces Dust the Guns Off, Remind Pirates Who’s Boss [VIDEO]

Pirates in the Indian Ocean have been quiet for a while now, and EU Naval Force is looking to keep it that way. Yesterday the EUNAVFOR counter-piracy

October 11, 2012
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Blog

Injured Mariner Rescued by Counter-Piracy Forces

It’s not “all pirates, all the time” for the counter-piracy naval forces in the Indian Ocean. On Sunday, the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR)

October 9, 2012
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Interesting

Piracy’s Private Security Boom Needs Regulation, Think Tank Says

LONDON–The growing use of private security firms to protect ships from pirates in the Indian Ocean is throwing up new risks for ships navigating those

September 12, 2012
Total Views: 34