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Pirates attacks will resume if ship owners let their guard down, warn former hostages

Pirates attacks will resume if ship owners let their guard down, warn former hostages | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
Somali pirates will strike again as soon as alert levels decline as they believe ship owners will eventually scale back their defences, said a former hostage held captive by pirates for four years.
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'Driven by unemployment, youth in Somalia turned to piracy as a solution'

'Driven by unemployment, youth in Somalia turned to piracy as a solution' | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
Mohamed Ali, director of the Iftiin Foundation, explains why Somalia's employment situation borders on 'catastrophic'
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Somali pirate kingpin finally arrested

Somali pirate kingpin finally arrested | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
Somali security forces have arrested one of the country's most powerful pirate chiefs, who once hijacked giant vessels earning him multi-million dollar ransoms, security sources say.
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Une attaque déjouée dans la mer rouge. La piraterie en mode

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EU Naval Force Flagship ITS Doria and Frigate ESPS Navarra Assist Yacht in Distress in Gulf of Aden

EU Naval Force Flagship ITS Doria and Frigate ESPS Navarra Assist Yacht in Distress in Gulf of Aden | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
On Tuesday 12 August, whilst conducting counter-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden, the EU Naval Force flagship and Italian Navy destroyer, ITS Andrea Doria,
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The Congo: a new piracy target?

The Congo: a new piracy target? | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has never been envisioned as a maritime nation, nor has it been described as especially ‘fraught’ with pirate attack groups. Indeed, the DRC is virtually ...
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Maritime Workers Threaten To Withdraw Service Over Pirates Attacks In Bayelsa

Maritime Workers Threaten To Withdraw Service Over Pirates Attacks In Bayelsa | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
Maritime workers in Bayelsa State have threatened to withdraw their services in protest over incessant pirates’ attacks on passenger boats in the creeks in recent times.
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Pirate Fishing Exposed: Video

Pirate Fishing Exposed: Video | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
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Angola Defends Reinforcement of Security in Gulf of Guinea

Angola Defends Reinforcement of Security in Gulf of Guinea | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
[ANGOP] Washington - The need of reinforcing the international cooperation in fighting piracy, aimed to guarantee the security in maritime navigation in the Gulf of Guinea, was defended on Wednesday ...
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Illegal fishing: what possible future for West Africa? | Grip

Illegal fishing: what possible future for West Africa? | Grip | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
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Nigeria: NIMASA Deploys Satellite Surveillance Equipment to Check Piracy

Nigeria: NIMASA Deploys Satellite Surveillance Equipment to Check Piracy | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
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"Making a Killing". Piracy as a global industry. Infographic

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Making a killing. Piracy as a global industry.

Making a killing. Piracy as a global industry. | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
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Nigeria: New planes to fight piracy

Nigeria: New planes to fight piracy | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
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Maritime Piracy: New two-part report published by UNCTAD

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Guyana seeks tracking system to help fight piracy

Guyana seeks tracking system to help fight piracy | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
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Fiji investigates shooting video

Fiji investigates shooting video | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
Fiji police are investigating a video said to show the murder of castaways on the South Pacific high seas.
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Claim men killed at sea Somali pirates (Graphic Video)

Claim men killed at sea Somali pirates (Graphic Video) | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
Fijian police have been told that four men apparently killed at sea in a video posted on YouTube were most likely Somali pirates shot by fishermen after a failed hijacking attempt. WARNING: Extreme...
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Public-private partnership key to Somalia's growth and combating piracy at its roots

Public-private partnership key to Somalia's growth and combating piracy at its roots | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
The port operator is bringing together senior government, non-government and industry leaders with knowledge partner the Institute for
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Philippines: German cruising couple abducted in April in hands of ASG Bandits — Noonsite

Philippines: German cruising couple abducted in April in hands of ASG Bandits — Noonsite | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
Recent reports in local media indicate that the two German cruisers who went missing last April on their way back to Sabah in Malaysia after island-hopping in Mindanao, are indeed in the custody of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG).
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Product Tanker Ambushed in Gulf of Guinea

Product Tanker Ambushed in Gulf of Guinea | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
By Ian Millen, COO of Dryad Maritime In the early hours of Saturday 9th August, a product tanker transiting 200 nautical miles south of the Nigerian shoreline encountered a radar contact of a drifting vessel along its track.
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Italian tanker Giacinta thwart pirate attack in the Gulf of Aden

Italian tanker Giacinta thwart pirate attack in the Gulf of Aden | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
A pirate attack against the Italian tanker Giacinta has been foiled by armed guards onboard the vessel. The incident happened o ...
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Nigeria: 7 killed, 4 injured as sea pirates attack Ondo community

FOUR members of a private security outfit operating in the coastal area of Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State, Gallery Security Service, have...
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MV-GARE Piracy Scandal : How Sea Pirates Hoodwinked Naval Command

MV-GARE Piracy Scandal : How Sea Pirates Hoodwinked Naval Command | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
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Exclusive: Anti-pirate security staff all at sea after major firm suddenly goes bust

Exclusive: Anti-pirate security staff all at sea after major firm suddenly goes bust | Maritime piracy | Scoop.it
Around 100 armed security staff hired to protect ships and tankers from pirates have been left scattered at sea after one of the world’s biggest maritime security firms ceased trading while allegedly owing millions in unpaid salaries.
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