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Boxship Maersk Tema Attacked by Pirates in Gulf of Guinea

By The Maritime Executive 02-14-2020 09:49:00

[Brief] The container ship Maersk Tema has been attacked by pirates off the coast of Guinea, confirmed ship manager BSM on Friday....

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Two More Piracy Incidents in Singapore Strait

By The Maritime Executive 02-09-2020 02:20:28

ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre issued an Incident Alert on Sunday regarding incidents involving ships while underway in the eas...

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Singapore Says Pirates Come from Elsewhere

By The Maritime Executive 02-03-2020 06:04:56

Responding to questions in Parliament, Singapore's Minister for Defence Dr. Ng Eng Hen has indicated that the pirates responsi...

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Eight Kidnapped Tanker Crewmembers Released

By The Maritime Executive 01-22-2020 01:59:00

The Greek shipping ministry announced Wednesday that eight abducted crewmembers from the Greek tanker Happy Lady have been release...

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Dryad: Indian Ocean High Risk Area Needs Rethinking

By The Maritime Executive 01-21-2020 08:26:37

Maritime security consultant Dryad Global has released its annual analysis of worldwide maritime security incidents, suggesting th...

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Thieves Steal from Barge Twice in One Day

By The Maritime Executive 01-19-2020 04:46:37

A towed barge was robbed twice on January 18 while underway in the eastbound lane of the Singapore Strait. In both incidents, t...

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Eight Abducted from Trawler Off Sabah

By The Maritime Executive 01-19-2020 03:33:42

The ReCAAP ISC has issued an incident alert after the abduction of eight crewmen from a fishing boat off Sabah, Malaysia. The P...

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Duke Crew Released by Pirates, One Died in Captivity

By The Maritime Executive 01-19-2020 03:16:03

Following the attack on the oil tanker MT Duke and abduction of 20 crew members on December 15, U.K.-based shipowner Union Maritim...

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IMB: Unprecedented Number of Kidnappings in Gulf of Guinea

By The Maritime Executive 01-14-2020 06:36:40

Despite overall piracy incidents declining in 2019, there was an alarming increase in crew kidnappings across the Gulf of Guinea,...

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Four Dead, Three Kidnapped in Nigerian Pirate Attack

By The Maritime Executive 01-05-2020 08:07:00

[Brief] International maritime security consultancy Dryad Maritime reports that the Nigerian-flagged hopper dredger Ambika was boa...

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