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Ship corridor has played key role in tackling piracy: Indian naval official - Oman

Ship corridor has played key role in tackling piracy: Indian naval official - Oman | Maritime security | Scoop.it
Muscat, The ships from India’s Western Fleet are visiting Oman to promote maritime cooperation between the two countries.
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3 Ways to Tackle Piracy and Terrorism

3 Ways to Tackle Piracy and Terrorism | Maritime security | Scoop.it
This article explores the ways in which carriers can counter piracy, terrorism and cyber security threat
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Libya coastguard intercepts 850 migrants: navy

Libya coastguard intercepts 850 migrants: navy | Maritime security | Scoop.it
Libyan coastguards said they intercepted seven vessels on Sunday carrying around 850 African migrants trying to reach Europe illegally by sea. "Th
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Maritime Security: Navy Builds First Tugboat - Channels Television

Maritime Security: Navy Builds First Tugboat - Channels Television | Maritime security | Scoop.it
After four years of trial and perseverance, the Nigerian Navy has finally rolled out the first made in Nigeria tug boat, named Ugwu.
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West African Piracy Rising As Thieves Adapt To Lower Oil Prices

West African Piracy Rising As Thieves Adapt To Lower Oil Prices | Maritime security | Scoop.it
West African piracy rising as thieves adapt to lower oil prices. New players in the gulf are the same ones hijacking in Nigeria where kidnapping is common.
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Chibok girls: Kidnapped schoolgirl found in Nigeria - BBC News

Chibok girls: Kidnapped schoolgirl found in Nigeria - BBC News | Maritime security | Scoop.it
One of the 219 missing Chibok schoolgirls is found in Nigeria, the first to be rescued since their capture two years ago.
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Somaliland: Making a success of 'independence' - BBC News

Somaliland: Making a success of 'independence' - BBC News | Maritime security | Scoop.it
Somaliland is not officially recognised as a sovereign state, but it has achieved relative stability since it declared independence in 1991, says Mary Harper.
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Questions of maritime piracy and security

Questions of maritime piracy and security | Maritime security | Scoop.it
Maritime piracy and security are not as hot a topic as they were a few years ago, but anyone in the industry who thinks these problems have been solved are deluding themselves.
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U.S. Says Boko Haram May Be Sending Fighters To Islamic State In Libya - Channels Television

U.S. Says Boko Haram May Be Sending Fighters To Islamic State In Libya - Channels Television | Maritime security | Scoop.it
A senior U.S. official said on Friday that there are signs that Nigeria’s Boko Haram terrorist group is sending fighters to join Islamic State in Libya to increase cooperation between the two groups. Nigeria has asked the United States to sell it aircraft to fight Boko Haram, which has been waging a seven-year insurgency in the … Continue reading U.S. Says Boko Haram May Be Sending Fighters To Islamic State In Libya
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Cut in Somalia piracy 'proof' of benefits of EU membership - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Cut in Somalia piracy 'proof' of benefits of EU membership - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | Maritime security | Scoop.it
A sharp reduction in pirate attacks off Somalia is "incontrovertible proof" that European Union membership helps Britain achieve its security priorities, shadow defence secret
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NIMASA ex-boss received payments from Tompolo through proxy firms – Witness » TODAY.ng

The witness said the fraud began when a benchmark for sea protection levy was altered, adding that despite protests by a NIMASA director Victor Onwuzuruike, the
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Buhari seeks collaboration on maritime security in Gulf of Guinea » TODAY.ng

Buhari seeks collaboration on maritime security in Gulf of Guinea » TODAY.ng | Maritime security | Scoop.it
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday called for greater international collaboration between the Nigerian Navy and other stakeholders in tackling maritime
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Nigeria’s Goodluck, bad luck story: Can President Buhari risk arresting his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan? | Daily Maverick

Nigeria’s Goodluck, bad luck story: Can President Buhari risk arresting his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan? | Daily Maverick | Maritime security | Scoop.it
Slowly but surely, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption drive is nabbing his predecessor’s key lieutenants. But what to do with former president Goodluck Jonathan himself? There’s enough circumstantial evidence to suggest that there is a strong case for Jonathan to answer, but it might just be more trouble than it is worth to arrest him. By SIMON ALLISON.
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Militants attack Agip pipeline in Nigeria's Bayelsa state

Militants attack Agip pipeline in Nigeria's Bayelsa state | Maritime security | Scoop.it
A crude oil pipeline in Nigeria's southern state of Bayelsa operated by the local subsidiary of Italy's Eni was attacked on Sunday, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSDC) said.
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NIMASA to redesign maritime security strategy — Medium

NIMASA to redesign maritime security strategy — Medium | Maritime security | Scoop.it
Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has said that the agency is set…
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What is causing the increase in piracy along the Nigerian coast?

What is causing the increase in piracy along the Nigerian coast? | Maritime security | Scoop.it
While sea piracy is decreasing worldwide, the International Maritime Bureau says it is increasing at an alarming rate in Gulf of Guinea West Africa
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Libya: DTM - Migration update and assistance overview update: 03/05/16 - 15/05/16

Libya: DTM - Migration update and assistance overview update: 03/05/16 - 15/05/16 | Maritime security | Scoop.it
Maritime Incidents On 15 May, local authorities conducted a rescue at sea operation in Tajourah in Tripoli. 115 migrants were rescued, 50 of whom were women. IOM’s partners from Multakana centre went to the location and are working to provide the rescued migrants with medical assistance, clothes, and Hygiene Kits. There is no information available yet about the migrants’ nationalities. On May 13, the DCIM intercepted migrants in Sabrata intending to take a boat to Europe. 29 of the migrants were female, one of whom was in her ninth month of pregnancy. She was transferred to Qwea clinic for the childbirth, and the remaining migrants are held in Sourman
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Captive in Somalia — Latterly

Captive in Somalia — Latterly | Maritime security | Scoop.it
Michael Scott Moore spent 977 days captive to Somali pirates. “I didn’t know how it would end,” he said.
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Queue of Product Tankers Stuck Off Nigeria

Queue of Product Tankers Stuck Off Nigeria | Maritime security | Scoop.it
The growing fleet of tankers stuck off Nigeria unable to unload their cargoes of diesel and petrol is an even-present reminder for President
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Philippines Detains 25 Chinese Fishermen

Philippines Detains 25 Chinese Fishermen | Maritime security | Scoop.it
Philippine fishing authorities said on Tuesday they had detained 25 Chinese crew of two seized fishing boats on suspicion of poaching, a move that
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After Years of Distrust, U.S. Military Reconciles With Nigeria to Fight Boko Haram

After Years of Distrust, U.S. Military Reconciles With Nigeria to Fight Boko Haram | Maritime security | Scoop.it
Nigeria’s new president has focused on eliminating corruption in the military and, although doubts remain, the U.S. is ready to sell 12 warplanes to Nigeria.
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Militants Give Oil Firms 2-Week Ultimatum To Vacate Niger Delta - Oil and Gas News

Militants Give Oil Firms 2-Week Ultimatum To Vacate Niger Delta - Oil and Gas News | Maritime security | Scoop.it
The Niger Delta Avengers, a new militant group, which is responsible for the recent attacks on oil installations in that region, on Thursday issued a two-week ultimatum to owners and operators of oil blocs in the area to shut down their business operations and evacuate all their staff or face a ‘bloody’ attack.
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