Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Port Of Diego Garcia Aerial
Ports

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 should be resolved...

February 26, 2019
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Monday, February 25, 2019
Diego Garcia Port
Navy

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 where a key U.S. naval base is located....

February 25, 2019
Total Views: 8

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 Mauritius.

July 18, 2013
Total Views: 9

Thursday, October 18, 2012
Maritime News

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 boarded the fishing vessel from a...

October 18, 2012
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Friday, July 6, 2012
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Defense

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 the Bab...

July 6, 2012
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
diego-garcia-space
Defense

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 hub at Diego Garcia. This...

June 13, 2012
Total Views: 4

Saturday, July 30, 2011
indian ocean piracy 2011 map
Defense

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, its approaches and the Indian Ocean north of 12...

July 30, 2011
Total Views: 8

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Piracy summary indian ocean
Incidents

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 engaged in...

July 28, 2011
Total Views: 4

Monday, July 18, 2011
MV Jubba pirated tanker
Incidents

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, on her...

July 18, 2011
Total Views: 0

Monday, July 4, 2011
Royal Navy Fort Victoria support ship
Defense

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 repeated...

July 4, 2011
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Thursday, June 16, 2011
piracy forecast
Incidents

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 point “B” (Westbound): 14:54N – 054:41E.  Please note that each starting point...

June 16, 2011
Total Views: 5

Thursday, June 9, 2011
piracy forecast
Incidents

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 at 1339...

June 9, 2011
Total Views: 2

Thursday, May 19, 2011
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Incidents

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 the Cotonou anchorage...

May 19, 2011
Total Views: 12

Thursday, May 12, 2011
piracy, indian ocean, attack
Incidents

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 position 02:20S –...

May 12, 2011
Total Views: 2

Sunday, May 1, 2011
Incidents

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 MT Gemini, near the coast of Kenya, the Xinhua news...

May 1, 2011
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Incidents

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 whaler 89 Nautical miles...

April 5, 2011
Total Views: 0

Friday, February 25, 2011
Maritime News

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, at 1437N 05840E. This same pirate attack...

February 25, 2011
Total Views: 1

Maritime News

Seafarers Union Warns Of Indian Ocean Boycott

LONDON (Dow Jones)–A key union Friday warned of a possible boycott of seafarers in the Indian Ocean, a key oil route, over increased piracy. The International Transport Workers’ Federation, which numbers...

February 25, 2011
Total Views: 3

Monday, January 17, 2011
Maritime News

Breaking News – M/V Eagle Hijacked in Indian Ocean

At 0641Z on 17 January, Cyprus-flagged M/V EAGLE reported being under attack 430nm east of Socotra Island by one skiff with six persons on board.  Vessel was fired upon with...

January 17, 2011
Total Views: 1

Monday, March 1, 2010
maritime security

Danes Sink Pirate Mothership

  This just in from Bitter End: The Seattle Times is reporting: A NATO destroyer has sunk a pirate mothership in the Indian Ocean off the Somali coast after allowing...

March 1, 2010
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