somali piracy

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
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Maritime News

With Piracy Threat Faded, Kenya Plans Cruise Ship Rebirth

By Joseph Akwiri MOMBASA, Nov 18 (Reuters) – East Africa’s biggest port of Mombasa will spend 100 million shillings ($980,392.16) to build a new

November 18, 2015
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Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Maritime News

Illegal Fishing Off Somalia Could Spur Piracy Revival

  By Ilya Gridneff (Bloomberg) — Piracy that caused havoc to international shipping off Somalia’s coast over the past decade may return if illegal

September 15, 2015
Total Views: 29

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

EU Naval Commander: No Room for Complacency Despite Dip in Somali Piracy

  EU Naval Force Operation Commander warned a room full of shipping executives that while Somali piracy in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden is down,

September 9, 2015
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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Somali Pirates Polled – International Naval Presence is Biggest Deterrent of Piracy

  An informal survey of convicted Somali pirates is shedding new light into their motivations, attitudes towards piracy, and what has been the biggest

July 8, 2015
Total Views: 9

Thursday, April 23, 2015

NATO to Open Anti-Piracy Office in Djibouti

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization agreed to establish a liaison office in Djibouti to boost anti- piracy efforts off the Horn of Africa, the 28-nation

April 23, 2015
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

IMB: SE Asia Piracy A Growing Cause for Concern

A small coastal tanker is hijacked by pirates in South East Asia every two weeks on average, according to a new report from the International Maritime Bureau

April 21, 2015
Total Views: 12

Friday, March 27, 2015

Pirates Hijack Iranian Fishing Vessel Off Somalia -AFP

Earlier this week pirates hijacked an Iranian fishing vessel in the waters off the coast of Somalia, the AFP has reported. The AFP report, which cited an

March 27, 2015
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Friday, February 27, 2015
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Maritime News

Somali Pirates Free Thai Sailors After Four Years in Captivity

Somali pirates released four Thai nationals who were held captive for more than four years, an anti-piracy official

February 27, 2015
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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Maritime News

Lack of Evidence Frees Suspected Pirates in Seychelles

The small island nation of Seychelles has acquitted three previously convicted Somali pirates and has ordered their repatriation, marking the latest judiciary

December 17, 2014
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Monday, December 8, 2014
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Denmark to Pay Damages to Suspected Somali Pirates

Denmark has compensated nine Somalis suspected of trying to hijack a Danish ship in 2013 because they were detained too long before being brought before a

December 8, 2014
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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Court Orders Payout to Somali Pirates

A European court has ordered France to pay thousands of euros in compensation to a group of Somali pirates over a 48 delay in presenting the accused men before

December 4, 2014
Total Views: 24

Friday, November 21, 2014

EU Extends Somali Counter-Piracy Operation Through 2016

The European Union’s counter-piracy EU Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta, has been extended by two more years as the threat of Somali piracy

November 21, 2014
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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Suspected Pirates Found Not Guilty in Mauritius

Twelve Somali nationals have been acquitted of piracy charges in the Republic of Mauritius in the small island nation's first-ever maritime piracy

November 6, 2014
Total Views: 18

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Somali Pirates Free Seven Hostages More Than 4 Years After Hijacking

The remaining seven Indian crewmembers of the MV Asphalt Venture have been released by Somali pirates more than four years after the cargo ship was hijacked

October 30, 2014
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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Oil Majors, Shipping Companies Donate Funds to Help Fight Somali Piracy From Shore

The Shell-initiated "Joint Shipping Initiative" has announced $1.5 million in funds to a United Nations Development Program aimed at fighting Somali piracy by

September 25, 2014
Total Views: 9

Maritime News

Somali Pirates Fight Over Ransom After Release of Journalist

Six people were killed in central Somalia in a gunfight over a supposed ransom payment tied to the release this week of a German-U.S. journalist held hostage

September 25, 2014
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Maritime News

Seamen’s Church Interviews MV Iceberg 1 Piracy Survivors

The Seamen’s Church Institute’s (SCI) Douglas B. Stevenson, Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights, recently sat down with former hostages from

September 16, 2014
Total Views: 125

Monday, June 30, 2014

Torm Tanker Evades Pirate Attack in Gulf of Aden

A product tanker owned by Copenhagen-based Torm successfully fended off a group of pirates in the Gulf of Aden, the company said in a statement over the

June 30, 2014
Total Views: 22

Monday, June 9, 2014
Maritime News

UN Envoy Welcomes Release of MV Albedo Crew Held Hostage Since 2010

The United Nations envoy for Somalia has welcomed the release the eleven remaining of crewmembers of a ship hijacked by Somali pirates nearly four years ago,

June 9, 2014
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Sunday, June 8, 2014

Somali Piracy: MV Albedo Crew Free

Eleven crew members held hostage by Somali pirates for more than three years have been released, regional and United Nations officials said on

June 8, 2014
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