Tag Archives: Horn of Africa

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

Suspected Somali pirate applying for asylum detained in Germany

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Germany authorities have arrested a Somali man suspected of being among a group of pirates who seized a German freighter four years ago. Continue reading

India must halt case on Italy marine shooting

Piracy 2.0: The Net-Centric Evolution

Network-Centric Warfare derives its power from the strong networking of a well-informed but geographically dispersed force. – VADM Arthur Cebrowski, Proceedings 1998 Continue reading

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