WASHINGTON, D.C. — Somali piracy is declining as more commercial vessels employ armed guards, foreign navies ramp-up security and courts dish out justice to offenders, but “progress is still fragile and reversible,” a State Department official warned yesterday.
21 May 2013
The European Union has allocated €37 million (about US$47.7 million) for its Regional Maritime Security program to strengthen the fight against piracy in several Eastern and Southern African countries.
06 May 2013
Container lines CMA CGM, MSC, Maersk Line and Hamburg Süd have met to discuss the threat of piracy in the Gulf of Aden, the Indian Ocean and West Africa.
08 Mar 2013
Seventeen Indian sailors, held captive by Somali pirates for more than a year, were freed Friday following intense diplom
28 Feb 2013
Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Somalia’s president, has granted an amnesty to hundreds of young Somali pirates to reduce the threat to shipping in the seas near the Horn of Africa, a senior regional official said...
08 Feb 2013
“K” Line, Shell, BP, Maersk, Stena, NYK and MOL are jointly collaborating with the United Nations Development Programme to support capacity building projects and job creation in Somalia.
28 Jan 2013
Typhon announced today it is launching its marine convoy escort service, effective immediately, according to Homeland Security Today.
21 Dec 2012
MUMBAI, India — An Indian court has allowed two Italian ship guards charged with the killing of Indian fishermen off the