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Piracy may alter shipping routes

Norwegian shipowning company JJ Ugland may stop sailing off the west coast of Africa, after one of its bulk cargo vessels was attacked by...

Pirates attacked Norwegian sailboat

A group of young Norwegians out sailing in the Caribbean were attacked by pirates off the eastern coast of Panama late last week. Panamanian...

Pirates attacked Norwegian ship

Norwegian shipowning JJ Ugland Companies claimed on Monday that it was doing doing its "utmost" to bring nine of its Filipino crew members to...

Holmås sees pirates of the Indian Ocean

Development Minister Heikki Holmås met convicted pirates in a Seychelles prison on June 28. Holmås visited the island-state to sign an agreement providing for...

Navy chases pirates again

A Norwegian frigate is back on duty off the east coast of Africa, joining international forces in an ongoing patrol against pirates in and...

Surveillance plane goes after pirates

The Norwegian military is once again contributing to the battle against pirates off East Africa, after lots of urging from the shipowners' lobby. "Finally an...

Cold response to anti-pirate arming

Industry minister Trond Giske's suggestion to allow private ships to be equipped with armed guards to protect Norwegians from Somali pirate attacks has been...

Norway renews anti-piracy effort

After months of fending off criticism over its contribution to international anti-piracy efforts, Norway's Defense Ministry has decided to send surveillance aircraft to Somalia,...

Norwegian ships may be able to arm against pirates after all

The Norwegian government is reconsidering a ban against weapons on board ships in its international registry. That means vessels may be able to arm...

Shipowner: ‘Shoot the pirates’

A 79-year-old veteran of Norway's shipping industry thinks the international community and his own country are being much too kind in their dealings with...

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