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Piracy Plummets in Gulf of Guinea

Published Apr 15, 2022 1:48 PM by The Maritime Executive

Southeast Asian waters are replacing the Gulf of Guinea as the most dangerous for commercial shipping, accounting for nearly half...

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Somali Police Force Inaugurates New Counter-Piracy Center

Published Apr 8, 2022 7:01 PM by The Maritime Executive

Somalia is enhancing vigilance against maritime piracy along its coastline with a new state-of-the-art facility for the Somali Pol...

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Italian Frigate Intervened to Protect Crew on Bulker from Pirates

Published Apr 5, 2022 3:09 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Italian Navy provided additional details on the boarding that took place aboard a bulker in the Gulf of Guinea reporting that...

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First Piracy Boarding in Months Reported in Gulf of Guinea

Published Apr 4, 2022 1:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

The first vessel in more than three months was boarded in the Gulf of Guinea on Sunday, April 3 with analysts suggesting that it w...

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ReCAAP: Ten Robberies in Singapore Strait in First Seven Weeks of 2022

Published Feb 21, 2022 3:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

Sea robberies and the boarding of vessels underway in the Singapore strait are continuing with the reporting agency for the region...

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Pirates Steal Cargo from Product Tanker in Western Gulf of Guinea

Published Jan 26, 2022 1:43 PM by The Maritime Executive

Pirates boarded a tanker working as a bunkering vessel in the Gulf of Guinea region and reportedly stole cargo from the ship befor...

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EU Renews its Commitment to Anti-Piracy Patrols in Gulf of Guinea

Published Jan 22, 2022 2:05 PM by The Maritime Executive

The European Union (EU) intends to carry on with the deployment of its member states' warships in the Gulf of Guinea to s...

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EU Concerned by the Looming Expiry of Anti-Piracy Mandate off Somalia

Published Jan 16, 2022 11:34 PM by The Maritime Executive

Somalia is embroiled in a political crisis as tensions soar between its president and prime minister. With parliamentary elections...

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IMB: Global Piracy Reached a 28-Year Low in 2021

Published Jan 13, 2022 7:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

Maritime piracy and armed robbery attacks reached the lowest recorded level since 1994, according to the newly released annual rep...

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Bimco: W. African Nations Should Prosecute Captured Pirates

Published Jan 7, 2022 3:09 PM by The Maritime Executive

Responding to the release by Danish prosecutors of three Nigerians accused of acts of piracy against commercial shipping, Bimco re...

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