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Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Gulf of Guinea Piracy Expected to Increase Ahead of Election, Experts Warn
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Gulf of Guinea Piracy Expected to Increase Ahead of Election, Experts Warn

Piracy will increase in the Gulf of Guinea as Nigeria prepares for an election next February in order to funnel ransom money into campaign financing,

October 7, 2014
Total Views: 47

Monday, August 11, 2014
Gulf of Guinea Piracy: Open Ocean Ambush Seen As “Game Changer”
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Gulf of Guinea Piracy: Open Ocean Ambush Seen As “Game Changer”

An open ocean attack on a product tanker in Gulf of Guinea reminiscent of Somali piracy could represent a significant change for pirates operating off the

August 11, 2014
Total Views: 25

Monday, August 4, 2014
Pirates Release Tanker Hijacked Off Ghana
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Pirates Release Tanker Hijacked Off Ghana

A Kiribati-flagged tanker hijacked off the coast of Ghana last month has been released by pirates, according to the International Maritime

August 4, 2014
Total Views: 36

Thursday, June 12, 2014
Pirated Oil Tanker Fair Artemis Found
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Pirated Oil Tanker Fair Artemis Found

ACCRA, June 12 (Reuters) - An oil tanker missing for a week off the coast of West Africa was attacked by pirates who stole its cargo, the company that managed

June 12, 2014
Total Views: 48

Monday, June 9, 2014
Disturbing the Pond: A Missing Tanker in the Gulf of Guinea
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Disturbing the Pond: A Missing Tanker in the Gulf of Guinea

The Fair Artemis’s cargo and sudden disappearance fit the profile of the well-organized tanker hijackings that have plagued the Gulf of Guinea in recent

June 9, 2014
Total Views: 42

Friday, June 6, 2014
Greek Tanker Missing, Feared Hijacked Off Ghana
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Greek Tanker Missing, Feared Hijacked Off Ghana

A Greek oil tanker is missing and feared to have been hijacked by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of

June 6, 2014
Total Views: 35

Monday, May 12, 2014
West African Piracy: Extreme Violence and Inadequate Security
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West African Piracy: Extreme Violence and Inadequate Security

West Africa is home to the world’s most violent pirates—who are now capable of overwhelming armed guards. Last month pirates killed a crewmember during an

May 12, 2014
Total Views: 67

Saturday, May 3, 2014
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Maritime News

West African Piracy: 7 Trends You Need to Know

By Major Bryan Abell, USMCR I am not an expert on maritime piracy, nor am I an expert on West Africa. So seven months ago when our Stanford team

May 3, 2014
Total Views: 22

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

March 9, 2014
Total Views: 42

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

March 7, 2014
Total Views: 4

Friday, December 27, 2013
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Pirates, Militants and Nigeria’s Resource Curse

For nearly 15 years, armed Nigerians have sought to make a profit and political statement by pillaging ships and kidnapping crews in the Gulf of Guinea. The

December 27, 2013
Total Views: 82

Saturday, October 26, 2013
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The Fuel Theft Trade Offshore Nigeria Could Make You Rich, Or Kill You

In speaking with sources in Nigeria this week, one thing that has become abundantly clear… the business of fuel theft is the primary driver of piracy in

October 26, 2013
Total Views: 66

Thursday, October 24, 2013
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Americans Kidnapped from Supply Boat Offshore Nigeria, Victim’s Family Interviewed

“Things are definitely getting more intense here,” remarked one of our sources working offshore Nigeria this afternoon. A security boat manned with

October 24, 2013
Total Views: 93

Thursday, August 15, 2013
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UN Security Council Seeks Regional Approach to Mitigate Piracy in Gulf of Guinea

The growing threat of piracy and maritime crime in the Gulf of Guinea was on the docket this week at the United Nations. In a press statement, the Security

August 15, 2013
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
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West African Piracy and its Growing Effect on U.S. Interests

By gCaptain Staff US interests in the Gulf of Guinea region including maritime shipping, safety of American citizens, and energy resources are becoming

August 14, 2013
Total Views: 37

Monday, July 22, 2013
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West African Piracy Threat Continues to Escalate, No End in Sight

July 22 (Bloomberg) — West African pirates will threaten the region’s oil and shipping industries for years as the measures used to curb attacks in

July 22, 2013
Total Views: 6

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Pirates Release Oil Tanker Hijacked Off West Africa

LONDON, July 22 (Reuters) – Pirates have released an oil products tanker and its 24 Indian crew after it was hijacked off the Gabon coast last week, the

July 22, 2013
Total Views: 8

Thursday, July 18, 2013
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MT Ocean Centurion Robbed Off Togo, Crew Injured

ABUJA, July 18 (Reuters) – Pirates robbed a chemical tanker off the coast of Togo this week, a maritime agency and a security source said on Thursday,

July 18, 2013
Total Views: 158

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
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Piracy

Geden Lines Tanker Hijacked off Gabon [UPDATE]

By Jonathan Saul and Jean-Rovys Dababy LONDON/LIBREVILLE, July 17 (Reuters) – Pirates have hijacked an oil products tanker with 24 crew onboard off the

July 17, 2013
Total Views: 192

Monday, July 15, 2013
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Pirate Kidnappings Surge in the Gulf of Guinea

Kidnappings of sailors on merchant ships in waters off Nigeria and nearby countries surged in the first half as pirates attacked a broader range of vessels and

July 15, 2013
Total Views: 5
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