Piracy News

Dryad: International Inaction Breeds Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

By Njiraini Muchira 02-26-2021 09:34:00

The international community is on the spot for slow action against the rising menace of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, which has be...

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Nigeria Plans to Add Boats and Aircraft to Combat Piracy

By The Maritime Executive 02-26-2021 05:56:21

Responding to the growing outcry over the increasing security risks for mariners in West Africa and the repeated reports of N...

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Indonesian Navy Catches Five Pirates in the Act of Raiding a Barge

By The Maritime Executive 02-23-2021 10:14:00

[Brief] The Indonesian Navy successfully intercepted five pirates in the middle of a theft aboard a barge in the Singapore Strait....

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Crew of Boxship Mozart Freed by Pirates Weeks After Brutal Attack

By The Maritime Executive 02-12-2021 12:35:16

The crew of the boxship Mozart who were kidnapped in a brutal attack in the Gulf of Guinea two weeks ago have been freed. Accordin...

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Pirate Group Conducts Multiple Attacks in Gulf of Guinea Over 4 Days

By The Maritime Executive 02-09-2021 04:17:48

An alert has been issued for a possible “pirate action group” active in the Gulf of Guinea traveling in a region from...

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Pirates Board Product Tanker off Cameroon

By The Maritime Executive 02-07-2021 02:06:00

[Updated] On Saturday night, the product tanker Sea Phantom was boarded by pirates about 115 nm off the coast of Cameroon in the G...

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EU and Nigeria Working to Address Issues in the Gulf of Guinea 

By The Maritime Executive 02-01-2021 04:36:44

There has been no letup of incidents in the Gulf of Guinea with new reports of assaults on ships in the region, including another...

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ReCAAP Reports Three Attempted Robberies in the Singapore Strait

By The Maritime Executive 01-29-2021 06:17:38

After three attempted robberies in the past few days, ReCAAP ICS is again issuing warnings about incidents occurring on vessels un...

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Shipowner Makes Contact With Kidnapped Crew of the Boxship Mozart

By The Maritime Executive 01-28-2021 04:55:00

The 15 crewmembers who were kidnapped from the boxship Mozart last weekend are unharmed, Turkish vessel operator Boden Shipping sa...

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One Killed, 15 Abducted in Gulf of Guinea Pirate Attack

By The Maritime Executive 01-24-2021 02:16:00

On Saturday morning, a boxship was reportedly boarded by pirates and its citadel breached at a position off Sao Tome, according to...

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