ISWAN welcomes the release of three Iranian hostages by Somali pirates after nearly five and half years in captivity.
Maritime piracy has been on the rise with the increasing attacks of Somali pirates along African coastline. As the threat to the lives of seafarers and property increases, everyone wonders if there is way to fight this menace. The world desperately awaits for some concrete anti-piracy solutions.
On 21 April, fishing vessels FV Adria and FV Txori Argi were attacked by suspected pirates in the Indian Ocean, 280 NM off the coast of Somalia.
Non-lethal anti-piracy weapons are now commonly used on merchant ships plying in piracy affected areas. Learn about some of the famous anti-piracy technologies that are or can be used to fight maritime piracy.
SaveOurSeafarers releases a dramatic video depicting the effects of Somali piracy in the Indian Ocean. The video shows the trauma involved with the piracy attacks but also the economic costs of the rising threat to the maritime industry.
On the 27th November, EU NAVFOR’s Spanish Warship ESPS Patiño met up with CTF151 Pakistan Warship PNS Tariq to conduct counter-piracy exercises at sea off the Somali Coast.
As the beginning of November comes, the European Union Naval Force continues to repress piracy off the coast of Somalia.
Maritime Security Advisory to ships/ vessels transiting Gulf of Aden ( GoA) on the account of recent piracy incident on Indian Mechanized Sailing Vessel (MSV) on the coast of Somalia region.
An Indian cargo ship from Mandavi has been hijacked with 11 crew members onboard when it was on its way from Dubai to Yemen’s Al Mukala port.