Saturday, September 22, 2018
Incidents

Nigerian Pirates Kidnap 12 From Swiss Bulker

by Michael Shields (Reuters) – Pirates kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss merchant vessel on Saturday in Nigerian waters, the ship’s operator said in a statement. Kidnapping for ransom is...

September 22, 2018
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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
News

Scorpio Tanker Ransacked by Pirates Off West Africa

A product tanker was attacked by a group of armed pirates on Monday while at an anchorage off the coast of Guinea in West Africa.  The IMB Piracy Reporting Centre...

September 19, 2018
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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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News

ReCAAP: Piracy Incident Reported in First Half of 2018 at Lowest Level in 10 Years

The number of maritime piracy incidents reported to the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre in the first half of 2018 fell to its lowest number in the past 10 years, the...

July 18, 2018
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Monday, June 4, 2018
News

Shell Says Nigeria Attacks Persist Even as Oil Output Recovers

By Elisha Bala-Gbogbo (Bloomberg) — Nigeria’s oil wells may be flowing again, but the country’s largest operator says attacks continue to put a brake on output. “Security in parts of...

June 4, 2018
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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News

Pirate Attacks Grow in South America and Caribbean, Report Shows

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, May 23 (Reuters) – Pirate attacks around South American and Caribbean waters are growing, and violence is increasingly used during robberies committed on vessels at anchor,...

May 23, 2018
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
News

Oceans Beyond Piracy: Maritime Piracy Doubled Off East Africa in 2017

The number of piracy incidents doubled off the coast of East Africa in 2017 compared to 2016, according to the annual State of Piracy report released today by One Earth...

May 22, 2018
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