Tag "piracy"

After pirate attack off Somalia, judge orders that 5 suspects are held in Seychelles

Seychelles News Agency – Three out of five suspected pirates from Somalia who were transferred to Seychelles by EU NAVFOR last week were remanded until May 13 by the Supreme Court on Monday.   The EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta transferred

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Visit to EU Atalanta HQ

Marianne Péron-Doise, CRIMARIO strategical advisor, went to the EU Atalanta HQ in Northwood (UK) with Any Freitas from EU-DEVCO (Brussels) on 12 Nov 2018. The visit gave rise to informal exchanges of views on different topics of maritime interest: update of

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State of Maritime Piracy 2017

Rizal Suma, Ambassador of Indonesia in London, introduced the conference by recalling the importance of the sea not only for his country, vast archipelago State, but for the world. He announced that the next annual Our Ocean’s Conference will be

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EUNAVFOR chases and captures suspected pirates

EU NAVFOR Somalia’s Flagship, the Italian vessel ITS Virginio Fasan, has apprehended six suspected pirates and seized their vessels. Six crew of a motor whaler, acting as mother ship, and a skiff have been detained following attacks on a 52,000

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Crimario at CGPCS plenary session

During its plenary session in Mauritius (5-7 July), the CGPCS (Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia decided that to achieve the objective of zero seafarers and zero ships detained by pirates, key elements remain: (1) deterrence, monitoring

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OBP report 2016

Marianne Peron-Doise was invited to the presentation of OBP report 2016 on the state of maritime piracy, which stress out resurgence of piracy in the Indian Ocean. It was admitted that the fact that piracy and criminal networks were still alive in the

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EU Naval Force Confirms Fuel Tanker Has Been Pirated off North Coast of Somalia

The EU Naval Force, which is currently operating off the coast of Somalia, has received positive confirmation from the master of the Comoros-flagged tanker, Aris 13, that his ship and crew are currently being held captive by a number of suspected armed

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Maritime crime increasing (BIMCO seminar)

Industry security experts have concluded that maritime crime will not be stopped any time soon – and that cyber incidents would continue to expand in frequency and severity. This was the consensus at BIMCO’s first ever Maritime Security Seminar in

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