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Migrants Hijack Merchant Ship Off Libya

ROME, March 27 (Reuters) – Migrants have hijacked a merchant ship which rescued them off the coast of Libya and it is now heading towards Malta, Italian

March 27, 2019
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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Tanker Hijacked Off Ghana -IMB

A Kiribati-flagged tanker has been hijacked by pirates off the coast of Ghana, the International Maritime Bureau has reported.

July 26, 2014
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Saturday, May 31, 2014

Thai Tanker Feared Hijacked – IMB

A Thai diesel oil tanker with 14 crew members en route from Singapore to Indonesia is believed to have been hijacked, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB)

May 31, 2014
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Friday, November 8, 2013

Pirates Hijack Product Tanker Off Malaysia, Steal Cargo

The International Maritime Bureau's Piracy Reporting Centre reports that 10 armed pirates boarded and hijacked a product tanker Thursday while underway

November 8, 2013
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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

North Korean Ship Hijacked by Soldiers-turned Pirates

NAIROBI – A dozen soldiers guarding a North Korean ship impounded in Somalia’s autonomous Puntland region for maritime violations have hijacked the

December 19, 2012
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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Energy Centurion Hijacking Underscores West African Piracy Threat [UPDATE]

Update: The Energy Centurion has been located off the coast of Nigeria still under control of pirates. “The vessel is presently sailing off the coast of

August 29, 2012
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Thursday, May 10, 2012

Somali Pirates Hijack Tanker Following Violent Failed Attack

MAY 10 A Liberian-flagged tanker has reportedly been hijacked today off the coast of Oman in the same general area of a violent but failed attack by a pirate

May 10, 2012
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Tuesday, December 27, 2011
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Italian Tanker and Crew of 18 Hijacked Off Oman

By JD, Somalia Report MT Enrico Levoli owned by Italian shipping company Marnavi was taken by pirates this morning according to the Italian owners

December 27, 2011
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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Tanker Hijacked Off Nigeria, 25 Crew On Board

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Pirates off the coast of Nigeria have taken control of an oil products tanker with about 25 crew members on board, part of a new wave

November 3, 2011
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Monday, July 25, 2011

Pirates hijack tanker off Western Africa

According to several reports, pirates in the Gulf of Guinea have hijacked an Italian tanker in an attack reminiscent of hijackings off the Somali

July 25, 2011
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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Bulk Carrier Hijacked in Indian Ocean, Containership Missing

MV ROSALIA D’AMATO (Source: Robert Smera/PBase) The European Union Naval Force Somalia, or EU NAVFOR, has reported that the bulk carrier M/V Rosalia

April 21, 2011
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Friday, April 8, 2011

Cargo ship pirated off Omani coastline with crew of 10

EUNAVFOR has reported that the general cargo ship M/V Susan K was pirated early this morning approximately 200 nautical miles North-East of Salalah, Oman; a

April 8, 2011
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Friday, March 25, 2011

Arctic Sea hijackers sentenced in Russian Court

Six men have been sentenced to jail for their role of in the 2009 hijacking of the M/V Arctic Sea that disappeared under mysterious circumstances after passing

March 25, 2011
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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Vessel captured by Somali pirates used as mothership for additional attack

According to anti-piracy task force EU NAVFOR, the bulk carrier M/V Sinar Kudus was hijacked by pirates approximately 320 nautical miles North Eas of the

March 17, 2011
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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Libyan tanker hijacked by rebels

The Libyan state-owned shipping line General National Maritime Transport Company (GNMTC) says that one of its tankers, the Anwaar Afriqya, has been hijacked by

March 16, 2011
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Monday, February 28, 2011

Pirates hijack bulk carrier in North Arabian Sea

At approximately 0600Z on 28 February, the Bulk Cargo Carrier MV DOVER was pirated approximately 260 nautical miles North East of Salalah in the North Arabian

February 28, 2011
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Sunday, February 13, 2011
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Breaking News: Merchant Vessel Hijacking confirmed in Arabian Sea – UPDATE

Just in from the Office of Naval Intelligence – UPDATE Bulk Carrier M/V SININ has been confirmed hijacked at 1548Z on 12 February in position 201409N

February 13, 2011
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Thursday, February 10, 2011

INTERTANKO issues statement on hijacking M/V Irene SL

Editors Note: The following statement was made by INTERTANKO’s Managing Director, Joe Angelo in response to the hijacking of the VLCC Irene SL, with

February 10, 2011
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Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Pirates hijack second tanker in two days

EU NAVFOR has reported that at approximately 1000Z on 9 February, the VLCC M/V Irene SL was pirated approximately 350 nautical miles South East of Muscat in

February 9, 2011
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Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Tanker hijacked off Yemen

EUNAVFOR has reported that in the early hours of 8 February, the Oil Tanker MV SAVINA CAYLYN was pirated approximately 670 nautical miles East of Socotra

February 8, 2011
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