Cyclone Idai: more than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique

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President describes scale of disaster as huge, as Red Cross says most of Beira damaged or destroyed More than 1,000 people are feared dead in a devastating cyclone that hit Mozambique on Friday, the country’s president has said. Filipe Nyusi told Mozambican radio he had seen “many bodies” floating in the overflowing Pungwe and Busi rivers. “It appears that we can register …

Vigilance Essential Despite Reduction to Piracy High Risk Area in the Indian Ocean

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Mar 08, 2019 The Round Table of international shipping associations plus the OCIMF, representing the global shipping and oil industry have announced that the geographic boundaries of the ‘High Risk Area’ for piracy in the Indian Ocean have been reduced, with new advice issued to merchant ship operators. The High Risk Area reflects the area where the threat from piracy …

Trainees participate in maritime security course in Jeddah

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Updated 13 March 2019 ARAB NEWSMarch 12, 201923:06364 The center will work around the clock in collecting, classifying and analyzing information and data to support operations and decision-making RIYADH: The Saudi Ministry of the Interior launched the 9th International Training Course on Combating Insecurity in Maritime Domains on Sunday, at the Mohammed bin Naif Arab University for Security Sciences in Jeddah.Trainees …

Ending Sea Piracy In Nigeria

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The United Nations recently revealed that Nigeria lost an estimated $2.8 billion revenue in 2018 due, mainly, to oil-related crimes. A report by the world body, which covered the period from July 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018, said maritime crime and piracy off the coast of West Africa continued to pose a threat to peace, security and development in …