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Avant Garde is in the News Again

Avant Garde is in the News Again

Avant Garde is in the news again this week, Associated Risks Security can report, as Sri Lanka’s President Wednesday signalled that his honeymoon with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s administration was wearing thin and he would not hesitate to take “stern action.” In his most hard-hitting remarks since coming to power, Sirisena lambasted the three main anti-graft […]
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Increased Piracy Risk Off Yemen

Increased Piracy Risk Off Yemen Increased piracy risk off Yemen is now once again an acute reality, Associated Risks Security can report today. Missile attacks from Yemen on Western military craft risk spilling over into nearby busy sea lanes which could disrupt oil supplies and also other vital goods passing through the tense area, shipping and […]
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Japan Navy steps up war on Somalia Piracy

Japan navy steps up war on Somalia piracy

Japan Navy Steps up War on Somalia Piracy Japan Navy steps up war on Somalia Piracy with the intention of setting up a base in Djibouti, Associated Risks Security can report. Japan, in collaboration with the international community, is intensifying war on piracy to enable safe transportation of cargo and passengers in the Indian Ocean. […]
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New US Maritime Security Initiatives

New US Maritime Security Initiatives

New US Maritime Security Initiatives New US Maritime Security Initiatives were announced this past weekend, when the United States and ASEAN states held an informal defense ministers’ meeting in Hawaii. As expected, U.S. officials stressed that the US/ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Informal Meeting was a testament to ASEAN’s importance in the Obama administration’s re balance to the […]
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Deadly Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria

Deadly Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria

Deadly Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria Deadly Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria have resulted in at least eight soldiers and 25 attackers dying in separate strikes in two attacks in northeastern Nigeria while more than two dozen fighters also died, according to the military, as the armed group continues to hit military targets. The armed […]
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Nigerian Navy acquires new vessel to battle maritime crimes

Nigerian Navy acquires new vessel to battle maritime crimes The Nigerian Navy acquires new vessel to battle maritime crimes following bids to further strengthen the force and has added this new vessel to its fleet. Associated Risks Security reports that the Nigerian Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) NNS Unity, which was under construction in China, has been completed and is now […]
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Maritime Security Abu Sayyaf likely behind deadly Vietnam freighter attack

Three people on fishing boat kidnapped off Malaysia

Three people on fishing boat kidnapped off Malaysia Three people on fishing boat kidnapped off Malaysia it has been reported on Sunday. Three crew members on a Malaysian fishing trawler have been kidnapped in waters where militants from the Abu Sayyaf group have previously taken hostages, a security official said on Sunday. Fishermen off-load their catch […]
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Maritime Terror Threats Remain off Indian Coast

maritime terror threats remain off Indian coast

Maritime Terror Threats Remain off Indian Coast Maritime terror threats remain off Indian coast despite coastal security being greatly strengthened and gaps in surveillance closed. Associated Risks Security can report that whilst speaking at the commissioning ceremony for the Indian coast guard vessel, ICGS Sarathi at Goa Shipyard Limited, Vasco the Union Home minister Rajnath Singh said that […]
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South Sudan accepts 4,000 more UN peacekeepers

South Sudan accepts 4,000 more UN peacekeepers

South Sudan accepts 4,000 more UN peacekeepers South Sudan accepts 4,000 more UN peacekeepers in an agreement to allow additional UN peacekeepers to enter the country, after first rejecting the regional protection force as a breach of national sovereignty. The announcement late on Sunday came after a meeting in the capital, Juba, between President Salva Kiir […]
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Good maritime security requires planning

Good maritime security requires planning

Good maritime security requires planning Good maritime security requires planning, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said, stating that ensuring a good security in the maritime industry requires careful planning and stringent implementation. The DG stated this during the closing ceremony of a five-day training […]
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Nigerian Navy Warns Against Using Illegal Maritime Security Companies

Nigerian Navy Warns Against Using Illegal Maritime Security Companies The Nigerian Navy on Friday in Calabar issued a stern warning to organisations operating in the maritime industry to stop patronising with illegal maritime security agencies. The Navy issued the warning when the Akwa Ibom state oil and gas monitoring and implementation committee paid a courtesy call […]
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Al-Shabab attacks Somalia military base in Laanta Buur, a former prison about 40 kilometers west of Mogadishu, officials said.

al-shabab attacks somalia military base

Al-shabab attacks Somalia military base – 11 July 2016 Al-Shabab attacks Somalia military base in Laanta Buur, a former prison about 40 kilometers west of Mogadishu, officials said. The militants attacked the base at around 1:30 a.m. Monday local time, killing soldiers and seizing weapons and military trucks, security officials said. The attack began with a […]
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Gunmen kidnap 3 Indonesians off Sabah

Gunmen kidnap 3 Indonesians off Sabah

Gunmen kidnap 3 Indonesians off Sabah State, Malaysia – 10 July Gunmen kidnap 3 Indonesians off Sabah State, Malaysia, on Sunday (10th July) from an Indonesian tugboat crew off Malaysia’s eastern state, police said, the latest in a string of abductions in a region noted for kidnappings by militants. Malaysian police identified the Indonesian Timorese hostages as […]
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Nigerian Agip Pipelines Attacked

Nigerian Agip Pipelines Attacked

Nigerian Agip Pipelines Attacked – 9 July 2016 Nigerian Agip pipelines attacked yesterday morning as unrelenting and rampaging militants have shifted their campaigns against oil production in the oil rich region to Bayelsa State, attacking and destroying pipelines belonging to the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC). Though it could not be ascertained if the militants were the Niger […]
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Niger Delta Avengers bomb NNPC pipeline

Niger Delta Avengers bomb NNPC pipeline

Niger Delta Avengers bomb NNPC pipeline – 7th July 2016 In a shift in its hostilities from Delta State to Rivers State, Niger Delta Avengers bomb NNPC pipeline on Wednesday, blowing up a Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, pipeline at Eleme leading to the Nigeria Liquefied National Gas, NLNG in the state. The militant group […]
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