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Tag: anti piracy measures

ReCAAP ISC, OCIMF join forces against piracy in Asia

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On July 24, the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre and Oil Companies International Marine Forum signed a MoU in London, to boost the fight against piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia. The cooperation aims to safeguard the interests of ships and seafarers operating in Asian seas, the busiest seas in the world.

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Risk in Gulf of Aden remains, CMF say

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In view of the recent attacks against merchant shipping in the Gulf of Aden and Bab-el-Mandeb, Combined Maritime Forces reminds operators that there are still risks associated with transits through these waters. Daylight attacks by small boats have been conducted against the tankers MV Galicia Spirit in October 2016 and MT Muskie in May 2017.

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IMO focuses on maritime security strategy for Cameroon

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Work to assist the Government of Cameroon to develop a national maritime security strategy is underway in Yaoundé, from 5 to 14 July, IMO informed. Senior government officials concerned with maritime matters are attending meetings with an IMO consultant, with a view to setting up a maritime security committee.

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ISS:Better knowledge can improve security in Western Indian Ocean

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Although international donors have provided significant assistance, there are still no reliable regional maritime domain awareness structures in the Western Indian Ocean. In view of this, the EU Institute for Security Studies issued a policy brief identifying opportunities through low-tech solutions, human resources and collaboration for improvement of awareness in the region.

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Operation against sea crime begins in Malaysian waters

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On July 4th, the Malaysian Navy and marine police, in cooperation with the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, begin a two-week operation against sea crime activities, in the country's south waters. The operation was launched following the hijacking of a Thai oil tanker, on June 23, when pirates stole 1.5 million litres of diesel.

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US, Philippine navies complete coordinated patrol in Sulu Sea

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The US and Philippine navies completed a coordinated patrol in the Sulu Sea, at the invitation of Philippine government, on July 1st. The aim was to strengthen maritime security cooperation between the two countries' navies and to enhance their ability to respond to piracy and transnational criminal activity at sea, in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

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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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