Sunday, April 9, 2017
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Maritime Security

Bulker Suspected of Being Hijacked by Somali Pirates Now Safe – UPDATE

Sunday, April 9: A bulk carrier that was reportedly hijacked by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden on Saturday is now safe and underway to its next port of call. The...

April 9, 2017
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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Two Crew Kidnapped from CMA CGM Containership Off Nigeria

Another brazen attack off Nigeria as pirates board and kidnap two crew members from a containership underway. The ship has been identified as the Liberian-flagged CMA CGM Turquoise, a 4,360 TEU...

April 13, 2016
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Maritime News

Piracy in Gulf of Guinea Surges in First Three Months of 2016, Dryad Says

Despite a global reduction of piracy across international waters during the first three months of 2016, piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, including kidnappings for ransom and sabotage, has surged,...

April 13, 2016
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Tuesday, October 27, 2015
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Maritime News

Crew Kidnapping Marks Return of West Africa Pirate Attacks

The recent kidnapping of four crew members from a cargo ship off the Niger Delta marks the return of attacks in West Africa and illustrates the uncertainty surrounding maritime security in...

October 27, 2015
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
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Threat of Pirate Attack Remains Very Real – REPORT

Dryad Maritime, the UK-based maritime intelligence firm reports 41 seafarers were taken hostage during the first quarter of 2014 in a report released today. The report notes however, that since...

April 8, 2014
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Sunday, March 9, 2014
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Supply Vessel Prime Lady Attacked, Dryad Highlights 200 Mile Danger Zone in Gulf of Guinea

As Dryad Maritime Intelligence warned of an increased danger of attacks and kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea on Friday, another supply boat had just been attacked off the Niger...

March 9, 2014
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Friday, March 7, 2014
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Dryad Warns of Increased Threat of Kidnap in the Gulf of Guinea

Dryad Maritime, a UK-based maritime intelligence firm which has kept a close watch on the development of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea in recent years, issued a special advisory...

March 7, 2014
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