Monday, August 16, 2021
USNS Navy Expeditionary Sea Base MSC USMC
Navy

US Seabase Completes Anti-Piracy Trials Off Nigeria

While most of the Pentagon is focused on evacuating Afghanistan, the US Navy’s Expeditionary Sea-Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams – the first US ship permanently assigned to West Africa –...

August 16, 2021
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Sunday, August 21, 2016
Maritime Security

Pirates Chased From British Freighter

(TheGuardian) The Nigerian navy used its “superior firepower” late last week to foil a pirate attack on a British-flagged freighter and rescue the crew in an encounter off the west...

August 21, 2016
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Friday, December 20, 2013
News

Nigerian Navy Boosts Camera Surveillance Against Pirates

Nigeria's navy has installed eight automated, camera-equipped surveillance towers in the waters just off its coast, in an effort to tackle a surge in pirate attacks and crude oil theft that have blighted Africa's top energy producer this year.

December 20, 2013
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Piracy

Nigerian Navy Kills 6 Pirates in Latest Crackdown

Nigeria’s navy killed six pirates and injured one other in a gun battle late Sunday off the coast of Calabar in Nigerian and Cameroonian waters.

August 28, 2013
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