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Wednesday, October 11, 2023
A 2019 view of vessels in the Singapore Strait April 3, 2019. Picture taken on April 3, 2019. REUTERS/Henning Gloystein/File Photo
Piracy

Rise in Piracy Incidents in Gulf of Guinea and Singapore Straits Raises Concern

The latest piracy report from ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has revealed a rise in reported incidents in the Gulf of Guinea, as well as

October 11, 2023
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Friday, April 14, 2023
IMB Calls for Continued Naval Presence as Worldwide Piracy Falls to Lowest Level in Decades
Piracy

IMB Calls for Continued Naval Presence as Worldwide Piracy Falls to Lowest Level in Decades

The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is calling for continued and coordinated regional and international naval presence to deter piracy, even as the number

April 14, 2023
Total Views: 860

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
New Details on Ongoing Gulf of Guinea Pirate Attack
Piracy

New Details on Ongoing Gulf of Guinea Pirate Attack

Singapore is confirming new details about a tanker that has been missing since it was boarded by pirates earlier this week in the Gulf of Guinea. The Maritime

April 12, 2023
Total Views: 6957

Monday, April 10, 2023
Tanker Boarded by Pirates in Gulf of Guinea
Piracy

Tanker Boarded by Pirates in Gulf of Guinea

A tanker has been boarded by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea, coming less than a month after the successful hijacking of the MT Monjasa Reformer. The Maritime

April 10, 2023
Total Views: 6463

Friday, March 31, 2023
Monjasa Reformer Located in Gulf of Guinea After Pirate Attack; Six Crew Missing
Piracy

Monjasa Reformer Located in Gulf of Guinea After Pirate Attack; Six Crew Missing

A patrol vessel with the French Navy has located the missing tanker Monjasa Reformer four days after it was attacked by pirates and went missing in the Gulf of

March 31, 2023
Total Views: 7505

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Tanker Seized By Pirates in Gulf of Guinea Reappears 540 Miles Away
Piracy

Tanker Seized By Pirates in Gulf of Guinea Reappears 540 Miles Away

March 29 (Reuters) – A Danish-owned vessel that was boarded by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea on Saturday was spotted about 540 miles

March 29, 2023
Total Views: 11903

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Pirates Board Danish-Owned Ship in Gulf of Guinea
Piracy

Pirates Board Danish-Owned Ship in Gulf of Guinea

COPENHAGEN, March 28 (Reuters) – Pirates have attacked and boarded a Danish-owned ship in the Gulf of Guinea and all communications channels

March 28, 2023
Total Views: 5210

Monday, November 28, 2022
Convicted Nigerian Pirate Avoids Sentence in Denmark
Piracy

Convicted Nigerian Pirate Avoids Sentence in Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Nov 28 (Reuters) – A Danish court on Monday found a Nigerian man guilty of endangering the lives of Danish military personnel in a shooting

November 28, 2022
Total Views: 3287

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Global Piracy Falls to Lowest Level in Decades
Piracy

Global Piracy Falls to Lowest Level in Decades

The number of piracy and armed robbery incidents at sea fallen to the lowest level since 1992, but regional and international players must sustain efforts to

October 12, 2022
Total Views: 1183

Thursday, July 21, 2022
Stakeholders Lay Out Strategy to Eliminate Gulf of Guinea Piracy
Shipping

Stakeholders Lay Out Strategy to Eliminate Gulf of Guinea Piracy

The Government of Nigeria and a coalition of global shipping industry orgnizations have launched a new strategy to end the scourge of piracy, armed robbery,

July 21, 2022
Total Views: 2037

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Global Piracy Falls Amid ‘Cautious Gains’ in Gulf of Guinea
Piracy

Global Piracy Falls Amid ‘Cautious Gains’ in Gulf of Guinea

Global incidents of piracy fell in the first half of the year to the lowest reported level in nearly 30 years amid ‘cautious’ gains in the Gulf of

July 13, 2022
Total Views: 1174

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Gulf of Guinea Crew Kidnappings Fall to Zero So Far in 2022, But Caution Urged
Piracy

Gulf of Guinea Crew Kidnappings Fall to Zero So Far in 2022, But Caution Urged

The notoriously dangerous Gulf of Guinea saw a lull in crew kidnappings in the first three months of the year, but officials are urging continued caution as of

April 13, 2022
Total Views: 2229

Friday, January 14, 2022
Maritime Piracy Worldwide Falls to Lowest Level in Decades, But Caution Urged
Piracy

Maritime Piracy Worldwide Falls to Lowest Level in Decades, But Caution Urged

Incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery attacks reached the lowest recorded level since 1994, according to ICC International Maritime Bureau’s

January 14, 2022
Total Views: 1021

Friday, January 7, 2022
Danish Frigate Releases Captured Gulf of Guinea Pirates in Dinghy
Defense

Danish Frigate Releases Captured Gulf of Guinea Pirates in Dinghy

COPENHAGEN, Jan 7 (Reuters) – A suspected Nigerian pirate captured by the Danishnavy in the Gulf of Guinea in November and brought to Denmark for

January 7, 2022
Total Views: 4300

Saturday, November 27, 2021
Danish Military Kills Four Pirates During Gun Battle in Gulf of Guinea
Piracy

Danish Military Kills Four Pirates During Gun Battle in Gulf of Guinea

Danish military forces on a anti-piracy mission killed four pirates in a gun battle in the Gulf of Guinea this week, Denmark’s Defence Command reported.

November 27, 2021
Total Views: 6115

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
UK Royal Navy Ship to Conduct Gulf of Guinea Security Patrols
Defense

UK Royal Navy Ship to Conduct Gulf of Guinea Security Patrols

Britain’s Royal Navy will be sending the patrol ship HMS Trent to the Gulf of Guinea for security patrols and to provide support to West African allies.

October 12, 2021
Total Views: 1807

Thursday, June 24, 2021
Nigeria to Remain on Insurers’ List of Riskiest Waters
Piracy

Nigeria to Remain on Insurers’ List of Riskiest Waters

By William Clowes (Bloomberg) — Nigeria will remain on a list of the world’s riskiest waters that insurers rely on to determine how much to charge

June 24, 2021
Total Views: 2436

Thursday, June 10, 2021
shutterstock_403068616 tanker nigeria
Piracy

Nigeria Deploys Drones, Choppers to Combat Rampant Piracy at Sea

By William Clowes (Bloomberg) — Nigeria unveiled $195 million worth of boats, vehicles and aircraft to spearhead the government’s fight against piracy

June 10, 2021
Total Views: 2095

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
danish frigate
Piracy

Denmark to Send Navy Frigate to Combat Piracy in Gulf of Guinea

Denmark has agreed to send a Navy frigate to the Gulf of Guinea to combat the scourge of piracy and crew kidnappings in the region. The frigate will have

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 3209

Thursday, May 20, 2021
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Piracy

Shipping Industry Stakeholders Launch Gulf of Guinea Declaration on Suppression of Piracy

A growing number of maritime companies have signed the Gulf of Guinea Declaration on Suppression of Piracy, representing a call to action to help end to

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 1719
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