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A problem from hell – What is the naval coalition doing?

The most recent hijacking by Somali sea terrorists of a supertanker, carrying 300,000 tons of crude oil from Saudi Arabia to the United States, is yet another wake up call for the countries of the nav

Somali pirates in Kenyan courts

Kenyan Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka has during a visit to Mombasa last week reiterated that those Somali pirates captured and handed over to the Kenyan authorities for trial will be treated in accor

European Union commits to helping the Seychelles to fight piracy

The European Union’s Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) has now confirmed that it will station two Swearingam Merlin 3 aircraft in Mahe, in the Seychelles, to help combat the region’s ongoing piracy problem.

Tanzanian president discusses piracy problems with Obama

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - On his recent visit to the United States, Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete met US President Barack Obama to discuss pertinent issues facing the African continent, loo

Tanzanian President meets Obama, piracy problem discussed

During his ongoing weeklong visit to the United States, Tanzanian President Mr. Jakaya Kikwete met the American President Mr.

Tanzania hit by pirate attacks on the Indian Ocean waters

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Tanzania has joined the international force in fighting piracy along the East African coast, as Somali pirates continue to hijack commercial ships along the route.

Somali piracy escalates on Eastern African coast

Somali piracy on the Eastern African coast pose a threat to international shipping companies, a situation likely to disrupt maritime services on the Indian Ocean eastern and southern ports.