Tag Archives: Arabian Sea

Iranian ship and crew escape after 5 months in captivity off Somali coast

BY DRAZEN JORGIC

An Iranian fishing vessel and its crew have escaped after being held captive for five months by Somali fishermen, maritime piracy experts said on Friday, but it was not clear how many crew members had escaped. Continue reading

Oil tanker rescued from pirates

TEHRAN, Aug. 25 (MNA) – The Iranian Navy commander has said that a pirate attack on an oil tanker was foiled by the 35th fleet of the Iranian Navy. Continue reading

India must halt case on Italy marine shooting

Iran’s Navy Foils 2 Pirate Attacks on Foreign Cargo Ships

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s naval forces saved two foreign cargo vessels from pirates in two separate operations in the Gulf of Aden, a military official announced.

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IONS working group examines counter piracy solutions

Written by Commander N.Mahlangu, SA Navy

The Indian Ocean Naval Symposium Counter Piracy Working Group gathered in Pretoria last weekend to look at counter piracy solutions for the Indian Ocean region. Continue reading

Dryad Maritime: Of PMSCs and cheap parachutes

Portsmouth: What do many private maritime security companies and cheap parachutes have in common? It sounds like the start of nautical joke, but is in fact an important part of an argument put forward by Graeme Brooks in today’s Maritime CEO interview. The ceo of UK-based Dryad Maritime, a maritime risk advisory company, reckons that the role and number of PMSCs is set for a huge change in the coming months. Continue reading

Chinese anti-piracy patrol returns home

The Chinese navy’s 19th escort group has returned home after spending 221 days patrolling for pirates off the East African coast and conducting goodwill visits to foreign countries. Continue reading