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Tag: maritime security

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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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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IMO: Maritime industry’s integrity can drive security

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At the Port Security Technology conference in London, IMO stressed that economic stability and sustainable development can be driven by an integrated approach to the maritime sector, including ports, maritime security and facilitation of maritime traffic. Joined-up government policies covering the whole of the maritime sector are critical for the port sector to flourish.

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Port of Charleston reopens after bomb threat

The Port of Charleston in the US is now open again following its evacuation due to a threat of a 'dirty bomb' onboard the Maersk Memphis container ship, USCG officials confirmed that no threat found. Also, the safety zone which had been established around the vessel for the investigation, has been lifted.

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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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Illegal fishing in Africa is threat to human security

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Africa Center issued a report, entitled "Criminality in Africa’s Fishing Industry: A Threat to Human Security", where it informs that the weak accountability of Africa’s fisheries sector enables unsustainable exploitation by foreign fishing firms and undercuts the political will needed to build more robust surveillance and prosecutorial capacity.

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US MARAD urges for vigilance in Gulf of Guinea

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US MARAD issued a Maritime Advisory, providing guidance to U.S. flagged operators with vessels transiting the Gulf of Guinea. As pirates/ armed groups operating in the GoG region continue to carry out attacks on vessels, using automatic weapons, US MARAD strongly recommends operators to forward this Advisory to their ships.

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