Tagged: anti-piracy

Norway joins ReCAAP

Norway has become the fifteenth member of the Asian anti-piracy watchdog, ReCAAP. “Though the Kingdom of Norway is geographically located outside Asia, the state has intrinsic interests in combating piracy and armed robbery against...

Norway, Croatia to join EU’s anti-piracy mission

Norway is to send two frigates to join the European Union’s anti-piracy mission in Somalia, and Croatia is also set to send ships, the EU’s top diplomat said Monday. The two countries’ decision is...

Pirates seize Norwegian vessel off Somalia

Pirates have captured a Norwegian-owned vessel off the coast of Somalia with a crew of 27 people aboard. The vessel from Bergen was on commission work for the Norwegian shipping company Odfjell. The Norwegian chemical tankers, the Bow Asir, had a...