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Maritime piracy down by half, Coast Guard says

MARITIME piracy in the Philippines dropped by 50 percent compared with last year, according to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG).

Latest data from the Coast Guard showed that incidents of piracy and armed robberies against ships in Philippine waters fell to seven last year, from 14 in 2013. 64 more words

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MYBA commissions report on ISIS threat to superyachts

By Bryony McCabe

Aware of the increasing concern over reports in the media about a potential ISIS threat to yachts at sea in the Mediterranean, both amongst its members and in the wider superyacht community, The Worldwide Yachting Association (MYBA) commissioned a special report from Dryad Maritime, specialists in maritime security intelligence, to assess the situation. 885 more words

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Sicilian fishing boat seized off Libyan coast is recaptured

The Italian navy has taken back control of a Sicilian fishing boat that was seized by the Libyan coastguard up to 64km (40 miles) off the coast of Libya. 224 more words

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Yemen: Blockade of Ports Begins to Affect Shipping Activity

A Saudi Arabia-backed blockade of ports in Yemen is starting to affect shipping activity including the delivery and loading of oil and gas shipments, shipbrokers and traders in Singapore said. 149 more words

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Yemen ports become focus for rebel attacks

Stephen Spark

Ports in Yemen are increasingly coming under attack from Saudi and Gulf Co-operation Council states as they attempt to regain control of areas run by Shia Houthi militias and al-Qaeda jihadis. 91 more words

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Yemen's Houthis Enter Red Sea al-Mukha Port

Fighters from Yemen’s dominant Houthi movement drew closer to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s refuge in Aden on Tuesday, taking over two towns north of the port city as columns advanced from different directions. 131 more words

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Houthis promise safeguard Bab al-Mandeb Strait: Spox

CAIRO:  The Bab al-Mandeb Strait will “never be closed” and the international navigation of the Red Sea will “never be halted,” Houthi spokesperson Mohamed Abdel Salam told Youm7 Friday. 122 more words

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