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  • 4 April 2011
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      Wärtsilä, a leading provider of power solutions to marine and energy markets, has entered into co-operation with Crisis Management Initiative, an independent Finnish non-profit organisation, which works to resolve conflicts and to build sustainable peace. As lead partner, Wärtsilä supports the activities of CMI and creates partnership programmes with CMI in selected areas across […]

  • 17 March 2011

      Somali pirates have released a chemical tanker hijacked in November after payment of a ransom of $2m, Tunisia’s transport ministry announced… (news24) [mappress] Source: news24,March 17, 2011

  • 17 March 2011

      New Zealand has turned down a United Nations request to provide a warship for piracy patrols, probably off the coast of Africa… (stuff) [mappress] Source: stuff,March 17, 2011;

  • 10 March 2011

    Eleven Indians were released by Somali pirates on Wednesday 11 months after they were captured aboard their ship ‘M V Rack Africana’… (deccanherald) [mappress] Source: deccanherald, March 10, 2011;

  • 22 February 2011

      U.S. Navy warship and helicopters are trailing a boat believed to be the one that was hijacked by Somali pirates over the weekend, a senior… (cnn) [mappress] Source: cnn, February 22, 2011; 

  • 17 February 2011

    DENMARK’s 6,300-ton command and support ship Esbern Snare, part of NATO’s counter-piracy mission, intercepted a pirate mothership and arrested 16 suspected pirates, but later returned them to Somalia having seized their cache of AK47s and RPGs, reported Lloyds List. Two skiffs were first spotted on the hijacked Yemeni fishing boat alerted the warship to investigate […]

  • 7 February 2011

    Two Royal Navy warships are continuing their operations in the Arabian Sea and Horn of Africa to deter piracy and build relations with nations in their respective regions. HMS Cornwall is operating in the Arabian Sea and recently tracked and boarded a pirate skiff believed to have been involved in attacks on merchant vessels. HMS […]