Maritime security is a major challenge for the poorer coastal and island countries of the Indian Ocean Region. In particular those that have large zones of maritime jurisdiction. The Indian Ocean is the world’s third largest ocean. It has an … Continue reading
By Sylvester Idowu in Warri and Emmanuel Addeh Yenagoa — Troops attached to the Joint Military Force, the outfit deployed to protect oil installations in the Niger Delta, said yesterday that they outwitted suspected militants who attempted to attack an … Continue reading
By Daniel Psirmoi Kenya’s military intervention in Somalia has been lauded for helping reduce piracy along the East African coast of the Indian Ocean.
Four months after pirates hijacked an oil tanker, MT MAXIMUS, the Nigerian Navy (NN) has recovered a rogue vessel, MT DEJIKUN used by the pirates.
An anchored heavy lift carrier was boarded by four robbers armed with guns off Batu Ampar, Batam Island, Indonesia, according to data released by International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC).
India’s Home Minister Rajnath Singh called Thursday for intensified efforts to secure the nation’s ports and coastal waterways against terrorist infiltration and attack.
By CHARLES KENNEDY As alleged peace talks break down before getting off the ground, and the Niger Delta militants claim another attack on a state-run oil pipeline, a second group has emerged, threatening an attack on a major gas plant in … Continue reading