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Fighting Piracy in Africa – too little too late

The US must increase its intelligence- gathering capacity in Africa 15-fold in the short term to counter the threat posed by regional Islamic extremist...

U.K. to Set Standards for Maritime Private Security Companies by the...

Private Security Companies operating in a maritime environment would be required to meet certain standards expected to be instated before the end of 2012, with accreditation process supported by independent agencies, also supporting accreditation for private security companies operating in Iraq and Afghanistan

Gowind Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV)

GOWIND class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) designed and built by DCNS as a company funded program is leading the company’s vision of future maritime safety & security (MSS) and counter-piracy vessels.

International Piracy Summit

Reducing Operational Risk and Liability IDGA’s International Piracy Summit, taking place July 7 - 9, 2010 in Naples, Italy, presents innovative strategies for partnerships between...

Singapore Defence Minister Calls for Integrative and Collaborative Deterrence Against Piracy

"The piracy situation in the Gulf of Aden and off the coast of Somalia is a clear illustration of how insecurity in one part of the...

Hijacked vessels and Pirate Mothership Spotted by an Israeli Spy Satellite

All photos taken by Eros satellites, Copyright: Imagesat International.

Pirate Village Identified from Space

All photos by taken by Eros satellites, copyright: Imagesat International

Misguided Restraint Against Somali Pirates Will Only Escalate Attacks

The misguided policy of restraint against the ever growing threat from pirates, roaming the high seas off the Somali coastline is becoming dangerously close...

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