Indian Ocean

Monday, May 22, 2023

Multiple Bodies Recovered from Chinese Fishing Capsized in Indian Ocean

BEIJING, May 22 (Reuters) – Seven bodies were recovered from a Chinese fishing vessel that capsized in the central Indian Ocean,

May 22, 2023
Total Views: 2446

Thursday, February 2, 2023
Turtle stuck in ocean plastic

Where Does All The Marine Plastic In The Seychelles Come From?

by (Noam Vogt-Vincent and April Burt, University of Oxford) More than 1,000km southwest of Mahé, the main inhabited island in Seychelles, lies a ring of coral

February 2, 2023
Total Views: 3407

Saturday, September 3, 2022

India Inducts Second Aircraft Carrier As Seas Get Militarized

(Bloomberg) –India inducted a second domestically made aircraft carrier and the largest warship it has ever built into its naval fleet Friday, giving the

September 3, 2022
Total Views: 4211

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Port Of Diego Garcia Aerial

Dispute Over Chagos Islands Is A Bilateral Matter Says A UK Foreign Minister

by Kylie MacLellan (Reuters) – Britain will consider the view of the World Court on control of the Chagos Islands but the dispute is with Mauritius and

February 26, 2019
Total Views: 120

Monday, February 25, 2019
Diego Garcia Port

World Court Says U.K. Should Cede Control Of Islands Surrounding Diego Garcia

by Kamlesh Bhuckory (Bloomberg) The International Court of Justice said the U.K. should hand back to Mauritius control of an Indian Ocean archipelago

February 25, 2019
Total Views: 89

Thursday, July 18, 2013
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Fire Incidents

MV Hansa Brandenburg: Fire Leaves Containership Burning and Adrift, Salvage Companies Contracted

A fire believed to have originated in a container has left the Hansa Brandenburg containership burning and adrift in the Indian Ocean near the island of

July 18, 2013
Total Views: 94

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Keep a Sharp Lookout for the Thejan Putha, and its Crew of Murderous Pirates

On 15 October, the fishing vessel Thejan Putha was hijacked approximately 50 nm off the Hambantota Coast of Sri Lanka. Ten armed asylum seekers-turned pirates

October 18, 2012
Total Views: 9

Friday, July 6, 2012
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ONI Issues Maritime Warning for the Indian Ocean

Via the US Office of Naval Intelligence: The following is a maritime warning for mariners operating in the Gulf of Oman, North Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, and

July 6, 2012
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

US May Give Up Diego Garcia

In shocking news from Washington, the United States, Britain and Mauritius have begun talks that may lead to America losing its strategic Indian Ocean supply

June 13, 2012
Total Views: 139

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
Total Views: 165

Thursday, July 28, 2011
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Weekly Maritime Crime and Piracy Update, plus convoy schedule

Maritime Crime and Piracy Summary, week of 21-27 July 2011 (Source: ONI) GULF OF GUINEA: Tanker (RBD ANEMA E CORE) was hijacked 24 July at 0140 UTC while

July 28, 2011
Total Views: 25

Monday, July 18, 2011
MV Jubba pirated tanker

Fully laden tanker pirated in northern Indian Ocean

(EUNAVFOR) Late on the morning of 16 July, it was reported by the owners that the MV JUBBA XX, a laden tanker, had been pirated in the northern Indian Ocean,

July 18, 2011
Total Views: 4

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
Total Views: 23

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.  Rendezvous

June 16, 2011
Total Views: 55

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: 6

Thursday, May 19, 2011
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Weekly Maritime Crime and Piracy Update – Week of 12 May 2011

Worldwide maritime crime and piracy summary, week of 12 May 2011 (Source: ONI) GULF OF GUINEA: A chemical tanker was hijacked on 15 May at 0220 LT in

May 19, 2011
Total Views: 35

Thursday, May 12, 2011
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Weekly Maritime Crime and Piracy Update – Week of 4 May 2011

Maritime Crime and Piracy Summary, week of 4 May 2011 (Source: ONI) CARIBBEAN SEA: A container ship was robbed 7 May 2011 at 0642 UTC while anchored in

May 12, 2011
Total Views: 9

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Singapore-Registered Chemical Tanker Hijacked-Xinhua

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore said Saturday that it received reports that suspected pirates had boarded the Singapore-flagged chemical tanker

May 1, 2011
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

European Naval Forces intercept suspected pirates following attack on the high seas

From the EU NAVFOR website: On the afternoon of 3 April 2011, the EU NAVFOR Spanish warship ESPS INFANTA ELENA, identified and boarded a suspected pirate

April 5, 2011
Total Views: 4

Friday, February 25, 2011
Maritime Security

Pirates attack two merchant ships in less than two hours

Breaking news from the Office of Naval Intelligence: Pirates attacked a merchant ship at 0830Z on 25 February approximately 300NM southeast of Salalah, Oman,

February 25, 2011
Total Views: 4