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Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Abu Dhabi Star Hijacked Off Lagos, Promptly Released [UPDATE]
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Abu Dhabi Star Hijacked Off Lagos, Promptly Released [UPDATE]

UPDATE 2: The MT Abu Dhabi Star has been released after pirates fled when approached by the Nigerian navy, Reuters reports. The vessel was released without

September 5, 2012
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Pirates Hijack Oil Tanker Off Togo Coast, Vessel Confirmed as ENERGY CENTURION [UPDATED]
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Pirates Hijack Oil Tanker Off Togo Coast, Vessel Confirmed as ENERGY CENTURION [UPDATED]

UPDATE 4: The ENERGY CENTURION has been released. Read more…  UPDATE 3: Vessel located off coast of Nigeria still under control of pirates. UPDATE 2:

August 28, 2012
Total Views: 12

Friday, May 4, 2012
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BW Rhine Released from Pirate Control, Cargo Stolen

After a four days under the control of west African pirates, BW Shipping reports that the product tanker, BW Rhine, has been released off Nigeria by its

May 4, 2012
Total Views: 180

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
BW Rhine
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BW Maritime Loses Contact with Product Tanker off Togo

BW Maritime believes their product tanker, BW Rhine, has been captured off Togo.  Here’s a statement made by the company. On 28 April 2012, BW Rhine, a

May 2, 2012
Total Views: 27

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
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Incidents

Product Tanker Reported Hijacked Off Togo in Gulf of Guinea

A product tanker has reportedly been hijacked yesterday in position: 06:01.14N – 001:20.2E, correlating to Lome Anchorage, Togo. The owners of the

May 1, 2012
Total Views: 25

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
West African Pirates Using Motherships [REPORT]
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West African Pirates Using Motherships [REPORT]

West African pirates are now using motherships to stage attacks, according to an article published by Tradewinds citing a report from Bergen Risk Solutions, a

April 11, 2012
Total Views: 12

Monday, March 26, 2012
Nigerian Pirates Release Captain and Chief Engineer Unharmed
Piracy

Nigerian Pirates Release Captain and Chief Engineer Unharmed

Two Russian sailors kidnapped off the Nigerian coast in February have been released, according to the Russian state-owned news agency RIA Novosti citing an

March 26, 2012
Total Views: 5

Thursday, March 22, 2012
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BREAKING NEWS: Tanker Pirated in Gulf of Guinea, Eyewitness Account from the Scene [UPDATE]

At least one vessel, possibly two, have been attacked in the Gulf of Guinea today at around 1200 GMT, approximately 90 miles south of Lagos, Nigeria. A nearby

March 22, 2012
Total Views: 20

Monday, February 27, 2012
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Gulf of Guinea Piracy Threat Increases, United Nations Urges Regional Anti-Piracy Strategy

27 February 2012 – A comprehensive regional strategy is critical if countries are to successfully combat piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, a top United

February 27, 2012
Total Views: 17

Sunday, February 19, 2012
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Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea…”Exercise the Utmost Vigilance and Preparedness”

– By UK P&I Club A recent case saw one of our Member vessels hijacked twice within a ten week period. On both occasions the ship was loaded with

February 19, 2012
Total Views: 38

Monday, February 13, 2012
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Incidents

Captain and Chief Engineer of Bulk Carrier Shot by Pirates off Nigeria

According to a report from the International Maritime Bureau this morning, a bulk carrier was fired upon by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea this morning,

February 13, 2012
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, January 3, 2012
West Africa’s Piracy Issue is on the Rise [VIDEO]
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West Africa’s Piracy Issue is on the Rise [VIDEO]

Stan Ayscue from Securewest International spoke at a recent conference for maritime security experts in Washington, DC: “You’re looking at

January 3, 2012
Total Views: 5

Thursday, December 22, 2011
Shell Scrambles To Clean Nigeria Oil Spill
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Shell Scrambles To Clean Nigeria Oil Spill

LONDON — Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) is sending ships and planes loaded with chemical dispersants in an effort to clean up as much as 40,000 barrels of

December 22, 2011
Total Views: 10

Sunday, November 6, 2011
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A Pirate of a Different Color? Nigerian Pirates Quickly Release Tanker Seized in Gulf of Guinea

MT Halifax and her crew of 25 were overrun by pirates a few days ago, however according to Oyibos Online, an Nigerian Expat online newspaper, a letter was sent

November 6, 2011
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
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UN Security Council Welcomes Gulf of Guinea Anti-Piracy Strategy

The United Nations Security Council today condemned all acts of maritime piracy and armed robbery at sea in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea and welcomed the

November 1, 2011
Total Views: 34
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