Philippine Forces Arrest Six Abu Sayyaf Pirates

By MarEx 2017-11-22 17:04:57

On Monday, special operations teams with the Philippine Naval Forces Western Mindanao Command arrested six suspected Abu Sayyaf pirates in a maritime interdiction operation...


Container Stowage Plans Vulnerable to Hacking

By MarEx 2017-11-20 17:59:01

A blogger at security company Pen Test Partners has warned that container ship stowage plans can be hacked. The issue stems from the absence of security in a messaging...


Italian Marines Detain Six Suspected Pirates

By MarEx 2017-11-19 21:35:37

EU NAVFOR Somalia’s Flagship, the Italian vessel ITS Virginio Fasan, has apprehended six suspected pirates and seized their vessels. Six crew of a motor whaler,...


Nigerian Navy Rescues 10 Mariners from Pirates

By MarEx 2017-11-15 21:30:46

On November 11, the Nigerian Navy thwarted an attempted pirate attack on a bulker in the Gulf of Guinea and successfully rescued 10 seafarers from a kidnapping in...


Three Hostages Rescued, One Found Dead in Philippines

By MarEx 2017-11-15 20:13:07

Three crew members of the bulk carrier Giang Hai 05 have been rescued  during a military operation near Kang Tipayan Island in the Philippines. A fourth crew member was...


Nigerian Pirates Release Six Demeter Crewmen

By MarEx 2017-11-12 14:58:21

Pirates have released the six crew members of the container ship Demeter who were kidnapped on October 21 off the coast of Nigeria. Ship management company Peter Doehle...

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Piracy Increases in Straits of Malacca and Singapore

By MarEx 2017-11-08 19:23:17

The number of incidents of piracy against ships in Asia in October increased compared to the same period in 2016. Nine incidents were reported in October 2017 compared to...


Nigeria Reinforces Ban on Embarked Security Contractors

By MarEx 2017-10-25 20:10:33

In 2008-2012, when Somali pirates began increasing the frequency of their attacks in the Gulf of Aden, shipowners relied on a combination of hardening measures,...


Nigerian Pirates Kidnap Six Boxship Crewmembers

By MarEx 2017-10-23 19:50:40

At 0600 on Saturday morning, eight pirates boarded the 3,000 TEU container ship Demeter at a position 40 nm south of Bonny Island, Nigeria. The attackers took six crewmembers...


IMB: Piracy Declines in First Nine Months of 2017

By MarEx 2017-10-17 14:05:48

In its third quarter report, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) reported a total of 121 recorded incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery for the year to date, an...

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