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Somalia: End Somali Poverty to End Piracy - UN Ambassador
Increased security measures, development of a justice system and economic growth have greatly curbed the threat that Somali piracy once posed.
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Sun Apr 20, 2014
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Organised crime costs global enterprises more than $315 billion annually, says new study
WAM DOHA, April 20th 2014 -- Enterprises worldwide are expected to spend nearly US$500 billion in 2014 to deal with issues caused by malware deliberately loaded onto pirated software -- US$127 billion dealing with security issues and US$364 billion dealing with data breaches -- according to a new joint study conducted by IDC and the National ... (more)
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Risk Management: Security Services That Can Reduce Business Threats
Safety is among the essential needs of one's business. Surely, by improving safety and security in your premises, you are sure that threats and unwanted accidents are prevented to make business tasks more efficient.
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Iranian Navy Ready To Boost Security In International Waters
Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said the country's navy is ready to help boost security in international waters.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
USS Harry S. Truman, strike group returns to Va.
Christy Brugger greets her husband Lt. Mike Brugger as the "Ragin' Bulls" of VFA-37 return to Oceana Naval Air Station in Virginia Beach, Va., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Ukraine: Talks, tension and tanks
The tug-of-war in the Ukraine continues. As Russia seeks to exert its influence in the former Soviet republic after successfully annexing Crimea, the EU and the US hope to anchor the country in the West.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
German court jails Somali pirate
A German court has jailed a Somali pirate for 12 years over his role in the hijacking of a tanker in 2010.
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The sample was collected Sunday night in the southern Indian Ocean more than three miles from the area where underwater acoustic signals were heard.
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Somewhere in the godforsaken waters off Somalia, a rowboat with four pirates and a brave hostage aboard is holding off an American destroyer.
Germany: Somali gets 12 years for tanker hijacking
A German court has sentenced a Somali man to 12 years in prison for helping lead a group of pirates who seized a German-operated oil tanker in 2010.
The Daily Beast
Chinese Drones Target Drug KingpinBy Brendon Hong
The Chinese called him Godfather. He was a Burmese national-resistance fighter, drug smuggler, kidnapper, warlord.
Nigeria: U.S. Pledges to Support Nigeria in Maritime Security
The U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr James Entwistle, on Wednesday disclosed plans by his government to support Nigeria in ensuring maritime security and safety.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Pirate Economy
Since then, the pirate economy has gone berserk. Somalia's dilapidated legal infrastructure, along with the defenselessness of cargo ships, meant easy money for a time: the number of hijackings exploded in the late aughts.
MPHRP Responds To Prize Honour
Commenting on last night's Seatrade Award to the Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme for 'Support and assistance to seafarers and their families affected by maritime piracy', MPHRP chair Peter Swift said: "We are most grateful for this recognition of the Programme's work supporting seafarers and their families before, during and after ... (more)
Australian Navy Assists French Fishing Vessel
While patrolling in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa, Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Darwin provided emergency medical assistance for a heart attack victim on a French fishing vessel.
ABC launched the "Afterschool Special" back in 1972.
Sam Peltzman is an economics professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business who in 1976 hypothesized that safety regulations, such as the requirement to wear seat belts while driving, actually create a tendency in people to drive in a correspondingly risky manner, leading to just as many accidents and injuries as there might be if ... (more)
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Nigeria: Nigeria, U.S Lead 22 Nations in War Against Pirates
Nigeria and the United States of America are expected to lead 20 countries in a sea exercise, tagged Obangame 2014, scheduled to hold simultaneously in three West African nations.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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Captain Phillips movie review
This was a big movie. This is a true story from 2009 about a man who had to endure a very real, and very terrifying experience on the sea, in the first American ship to be captured in many years.
Iran turns tail and pulls back on placing warships in Atlantic
Iran has decided not to send warships to the Atlantic Ocean after all, a dramatic change of heart from a much-ballyhooed announcement weeks ago to send several fighting vessels to the region - the nation's historical first.
Piracy could spread to Mozambique
A new breed of pirate could emerge in northern Mozambique to exploit the gas and oil industry that is about to boom there, unless the region addresses the problem.