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Denmark Pays Up to Suspected Pirates

Nine suspected Somali pirates have received 19,600 Danish crowns (USD 3,247) each in compensation from Denmark for ...

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MPHRP Outraged by Court Decision to Compensate Pirates

Decision of the European Court of Human Rights is repugnant and insulting to all seafarers who have survived piracy ...

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Somali Piracy Still a Burning Issue

Somali Piracy Still a Burning Issue

Meeting to discuss the current situation off the Horn of Africa, the Operation Commander of the EU Naval Force, ...

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UN Continues Fight against Somali Pirates

UN Continues Fight against Somali Pirates

Expressing continued grave concern over piracy off the coast of Somalia despite a sharp decline in attacks, the ...

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Suspected Somali Pirates Freed

A court in Mauritius has acquitted twelve Somali men tried for piracy due to insufficient evidence,  international ...

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Crew Members of Hijacked MV Asphalt Venture Freed

Seven Indian seafarers who have been held hostage since their ship, the MV Asphalt Venture, was hijacked in the ...

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Prosecution of Somali Piracy Leaders Crucial

Piracy activity in the Gulf of Aden and Western Indian Ocean has declined significantly, as concluded by the ...

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Gulf of Guinea Pirates Adopt New Tactics

Dryad Maritime: Golf of Guinea Pirates Changing MO

In the early hours of Saturday, August 9, 2014, the radar of a product tanker transiting south, 200 nautical miles ...

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DP World Gathers Experts to Discuss Somali Piracy ...

DP World brought together public and private sector experts to a meeting aimed at initiating support to Somalia. ...

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German Warship Rescues Fisherman Off Somali Coast

On Wednesday 12 February 2014, a German Navy sailor, who was conducting ‘lookout’ duties on the bridge of Federal ...

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ICS Identifies Lessons from Somali Piracy

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the principal global trade association for shipowners, has issued a ...

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Dryad Maritime: Two Vessels Attacked in Four Days ...

Following the attack on a British managed merchant vessel on Friday in the Somali Basin, the UK’s leading maritime ...

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Captain Phillips to Speak at ISACA Conference (USA)

Surviving a pirate attack on the high seas requires strong leadership, creativity and preparation. Similarly, ...

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Pirates Move Fishing Vessel Naham 3 to Somali Shoreline

On Thursday 22 September, a Spanish Maritime Patrol Aircraft from EU Naval Force overflew the pirate controlled ...

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Pirates Anchor FV Naham 3 Close to Somali Shoreline

A helicopter from an EU Naval Force warship overflew the pirate controlled fishing vessel Naham 3, on Saturday 27 ...

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MV Albedo Update: Empty Lifeboats Spotted on Somali Beach

Earlier this week, EU Naval Force confirmed that the Malaysian flagged Motor Vessel MV Albedo, held by armed ...

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Paying Ransom Still Stumbling Block to Curbing Piracy ...

The revelation this week that the owner of an Algerian cargo ship whose crew was held by Somali pirates paid them ...

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UK: Somali Delegation Visits EU Naval Force Operation ...

On May 8th the Somali Defence Minister and members of the Somali Cabinet visited the EU Naval Force Operation ...

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AdvanFort Stresses Best Practices in Deterring Pirates

AdvanFort Stresses Best Practices in Deterring Pirates

Maritime piracy is both ageless as a threat as well as ductile in its dramatically changing nature both in and ...

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Somali Pirates Release Another Tanker from Captivity

It has been a busy couple of days for EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) flagship ESPS Méndez Núnez. The Spanish warship, ...

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IMB: Somali Pirates Release Crew of MV Iceberg 1

A vessel’s crew hijacked almost three years ago by Somali pirates has been freed, says the ICC International ...

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