gulf of guinea


Wednesday, April 13, 2022
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: 1303

Friday, January 14, 2022
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: 939

Friday, January 7, 2022
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: 4081

Saturday, November 27, 2021
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: 5911

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
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: 1774

Thursday, June 24, 2021
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: 2422

Thursday, June 10, 2021
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: 2074

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: 3155

Thursday, May 20, 2021
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: 1683

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Defense

French Navy Seizes 6 Tons of Cocaine from Ship in Gulf of Guinea

The French Navy has sized more than six metric tons of cocaine from a cargo ship in the Gulf of Guinea. The merchant ship was underway from South American

March 23, 2021
Total Views: 4008

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Piracy

Denmark to Send Frigate to Combat Piracy in Gulf of Guinea

(Bloomberg) — Denmark will send a naval vessel to West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea to aid the fight against rampant piracy. The decision follows a call by

March 17, 2021
Total Views: 2840

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Piracy

Nigeria to Commission Drones, Choppers and Aircraft to Police Pirate-Infested Waters

By William Clowes (Bloomberg) — Nigeria will commission $195 million worth of aircraft, boats and vehicles in the next three months to strengthen

February 24, 2021
Total Views: 2091

Friday, February 12, 2021
Containership MOZART
Piracy

Pirates Release MV Mozart Crew

ANKARA, Feb 12 (Reuters) – Fifteen Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates last month in the Gulf of Guinea have been freed in Nigeria and will head home,

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 3662

Monday, February 1, 2021
Piracy

Eagle Bulk Ship Escapes Pirate Attack in Gulf of Guinea

A bulk carrier belonging to NASDAQ-listed Eagle Bulk Shipping is reported safe and its crew unharmed after a pirate attack in the Gulf of Guinea. The incident

February 1, 2021
Total Views: 5453

Thursday, January 28, 2021
Uncategorized

Abducted MV Mozart Crew Members Reported Uninjured After Pirate Attack

The owner of the MV Mozart has made contact with fifteen crew members abducted from the vessel during a violent and deadly pirate attack in the Gulf of Guinea

January 28, 2021
Total Views: 3196

Monday, January 25, 2021
Defense

Why Piracy is Surging in the Gulf of Guinea -EXPLAINER

By Libby George LAGOS, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Pirates are stepping up attacks on ships in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea, defying regional navies. On

January 25, 2021
Total Views: 5810

Monday, October 5, 2020
Maritime News

Nigeria to Bar Vessels Without Licenses from Operating in Nigerian Waters

ABUJA, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Nigeria plans to bar vessels without a valid licence to operate in Nigerian waters and has given shipping companies that trade

October 5, 2020
Total Views: 47

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
duke oil tanker
Maritime News

Gulf of Guinea Pirates Release Crew Members Kidnapped from MT DUKE

Pirates have released nineteen crew members kidnapped from a tanker in Gulf of Guinea last month, the vessel’s owner says. Unfortunately, one crew member who

January 21, 2020
Total Views: 142

Monday, November 11, 2019
anti-piracy defense
Maritime News

ITF Calls for Urgent Action to Fight Piracy in Gulf of Guinea

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has called for urgent global and regional cooperation to fight piracy in the Gulf of Guinea region amid

November 11, 2019
Total Views: 86

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Paksoy-1 cargo ship
Maritime News

Pirates Kidnap Ten Turkish Sailors Off Nigeria

ANKARA, July 16 (Reuters) – Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates who attacked a Turkish-flagged cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria,

July 16, 2019
Total Views: 48