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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

Tompolo’s Arrangement With Buhari’s Govt Remain Intact – NIMASA

Nigeria – NIMASA has rubbished reports that the federal government has broken off its relationship with Tompolo’s company which is in charge of pipeline security in parts of the country. Continue reading

Oceans Beyond Piracy finds warships are primary piracy deterrent

PRISONER SURVEY NOTES INTERNATIONAL NAVAL PRESENCE AS THE PRIMARY DETERRENT TO PIRATES

The Survey findings:

• Poor economic conditions were reported as the major reason for engaging in piracy, and long-term solutions to piracy should address this. Continue reading

Nigeria: Marine Consultant Tasks FG On Coast Guards

A Marine Consultant, Mr Wakama Jhozaar, has called on the Federal Government to constitute Coast Guards to effectively monitor the waterways and curb marine related crimes in Rivers State. Continue reading

Somalia: Private Company granted license to patrol Puntland waters

Puntland Government in northern Somalia granted private company, Somali Security Service (SSS) a license to patrol territorial waters against illegal fishing during a ceremony held at Bossaso seaport, Garowe Online reports. Continue reading

Puntland begins 24-hour sea patrols to counter illegal fishing, piracy

Somalia’s north eastern government of Puntland has commenced twenty-hour sea petrol after dispatching well-equipped marine forces off coast Puntland, RBC Reports. Continue reading