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Tag: anti piracy measures

Combined Maritime Force discusses piracy issues in Dubai

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Combined Maritime Force recently visited the Dubai-based UKMTO to discuss security issues with global maritime industry representatives, attending the Maritime Information Exchange Vessel Operators Meeting. MIEVOM is a valuable opportunity for merchant vessel owners to discuss ways to collaborate more closely with military naval officers to maintain safe seas and pirate-free waters off Somalia.

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Kenya signs amendment to maritime piracy agreement

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IMO announced that Kenya has become the 13th country to sign the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct. The Code is an instrument developed and adopted by countries in the Western Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden, in repressing piracy and armed robbery against ships operating in that region.

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Nigeria enhances maritime security

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Speaking in Lagos, NIMASA Director General informed that the government approved the procurement of three helicopters and twelve fast intervention vessels, to ensure coastal and aerial surveillance and patrol of the Nigerian maritime environment.

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EUNAVFOR drones help to track pirates

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EUNAVFOR announced that a crew from Spain’s 11th Squadron, which is usually based in Cadiz, is currently deployed with Operation Atalanta, together with their Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Scan Eagle. The drone can be operated during day and night and provides images and video of maritime events in real-time.

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Crew abduction continues in Sulu and Eastern Sabah sea

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ReCAAP ISC issued the third part of its "Abducting of crew from ships in the Sulu-Celebes Sea and waters off Eastern Sabah" special report, in order to provide an analysis of the situation involving the abduction of crew from ships in these areas, based on past incidents reported to the ReCAAP between March 2016 and March 2017.

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Tri-Nation agreement to combat piracy in the Sulu Sea

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UK P&I Club announced that, as of May 2017, Philippines, Malaysia & Indonesia will launch joint piracy patrols in waters of the Sulu Sea, as, since August last year, there has been an increase in the amount of kidnappings and assaults on local small craft, international pleasure craft and smaller international trading vessels operating in the area.

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