Friday, July 6, 2012
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Monsoon Will Likely Keep Pirates at Bay in Indian Ocean [PIRACY UPDATE]
It was a mixed bag of pirate activity around the world this past week and fortunately, nobody was captured or injured due to pirate activity. Here’s the latest update from...
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Piracy Update: Fishing Vessel Hijacked, Arabian Sea Remains Sketchy
The following is the summary of global piracy for the week of 19-25 April and weekly piracy warning, via Office of Naval Intelligence. YEMEN: Fishing vessel hijacked on 21 April...
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Weekly Piracy Report: All Quiet on The Eastern Front… Almost
Weekly Incident by Region: April 12-18 WEST AFRICA TOGO: Bulk carrier experienced an attempted boarding on 4 April at 06:01 N – 001:17 E, 7 nm southeast of Lome. Four...
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Weekly Piracy Update: Gulf of Oman and Indonesia Heating Up
Weekly Incidents by Region – APR 5-11 INDIAN OCEAN-EAST AFRICA GULF OF OMAN: General Cargo Vessel was attacked and boarded on 6 April 16 nm southwest of Bandar-e-Jask, Iran at...
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Weekly Piracy Report – BMP Proves Successful in Indian Ocean
Monthly Incidents by Region – MARCH 8–14 INDIAN OCEAN–EAST AFRICA DEM.REP.CONGO: Refrigerated Cargo Ship boarded on 124 March while anchored at 05:51 S – 013:03 E, Boma Anchorage. Ten robbers...
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Weekly Piracy Update: Nigerian kidnapping, Somali pirates quiet
Monthly Piracy Incidents by Region – FEB 23-29 West Africa NIGERIA: Refrigerated cargo ship boarded on 28 February while anchored at position 04:12 N – 006:56 E, 3 nm from...
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Weekly Piracy Update – Tankers Engage in Brief Gunfights with Pirates, Self Defense Measures Prove Effective
Worldwide Maritime Crime and Piracy Update – week of 16 February 2012 (source: ONI) ARABIAN SEA: Vehicle carrier M/V LEILA reportedly hijacked on 15 February while underway 50 nm south-southwest...
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Weekly Piracy Update: 10 Pirates Board Cargo Ship off India and Escape Unnoticed with Ship’s Stores
Weekly Summary of Maritime Crime and Piracy, week of 19-25 January 2012 – (source: ONI) INDIA: General cargo ship boarded by at least 10 pirates on 25 January while anchored...
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Warning Flares Apparently Worked This Week… Weekly Piracy Update
The following is the summary of maritime crime and piracy for the week of 12 January 2012. (Source: ONI) PERU: Bulk carrier boarded on 13 January while at anchor at...
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Weekly Piracy Update: Aggressive Tactics in the Gulf of Guinea
Worldwide Summary of Maritime Crime and Piracy, Week of 5 – 11 January (Source: Office of Naval Intelligence) PERU: Container vessel boarded on 5 January while at anchor at position...
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Weekly Piracy Update: Ship’s Crew Discovers Flares do NOT Deter Pirates
Summary of Worldwide Piracy and Maritime Crime, Week of 29 December 2011. GULF OF ADEN: Bulk carrier M/V DELFA chased and fired upon by pirates in one skiff on 4 January...
Thursday, December 29, 2011
Pirates Capture Italian Tanker Bound for Chinese Convoy, Weekly Piracy Update
Summary of Global Maritime Crime and Piracy, week of 22 December 2011 (Source: ONI) ECUADOR: Container ship boarded by five robbers with long knives on 27 December at 0145 LT...
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Maritime Crime and Piracy Update: No News (Almost) is Good News
Incidents by Region – DEC 15 – 21 INDIAN OCEAN–EAST AFRICA: ARABIAN SEA: Crude Oil Tanker (NORDIC APOLLO) was fired upon by pirates on 19 December at 0840 UTC while...
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Volvo Ocean Race Battles Across the Agulhas Current, plus Piracy Update [VIDEO]
Worldwide Maritime Crime and Piracy Summary, Week of 8-14 December, plus Volvo Ocean Race update… First, an update from the Volvo Ocean Race which continues to battle it’s way across...
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Volvo Ocean Race Heads into Indian Ocean, Piracy Spreads Globally [WEEKLY UPDATE]
This Saturday, the Volvo Ocean Race will depart Cape Town and venture into the Indian Ocean toward an undisclosed “safe haven”. As you’ll see from the bottom image however, their...
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