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Monday, March 18, 2024
A EUNAVFOR helicopter flies over the pirated MV Abdullah in the Indian Ocean. Photo courtesy EUNAVFOR
Shipping

Somali Forces and Foreign Navies Preparing Attack on Hijacked Ship, Police Say

By Abdiqani Hassan GAROWE, Somalia, March 18 (Reuters) – Somali police and international navies were preparing on Monday to attack a commercial

March 18, 2024
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Friday, March 1, 2024
The Indian Navy approaches the M/V Lila Norfolk in the Indian Ocean, January 5, 2023. Photo courtesy Indian Navy
Piracy

India Expects Piracy Attacks to Rise, Stretching Navy Resources

By Sudhi Ranjan Sen (Bloomberg) — Attacks on commercial shipping in the Arabian and Red Sea by pirates and Iran-backed Houthi rebels are likely to

March 1, 2024
Total Views: 1236

Wednesday, October 11, 2023
A 2019 view of vessels in the Singapore Strait April 3, 2019. Picture taken on April 3, 2019. REUTERS/Henning Gloystein/File Photo
Piracy

Rise in Piracy Incidents in Gulf of Guinea and Singapore Straits Raises Concern

The latest piracy report from ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has revealed a rise in reported incidents in the Gulf of Guinea, as well as

October 11, 2023
Total Views: 3499

Saturday, August 12, 2023
A 2019 view of vessels in the Singapore Strait April 3, 2019. Picture taken on April 3, 2019. REUTERS/Henning Gloystein/File Photo
Piracy

Three Bulk Carriers Robbed In Singapore Strait

By Xinghui Kok SINGAPORE, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Three bulk carriers were robbed in the Singapore Strait earlier this week, a

August 12, 2023
Total Views: 4393

Monday, May 8, 2023
Gulf of Guinea Piracy Attack: ‘Monjasa Reformer’ Seafarers Recovered Safely
Piracy

Gulf of Guinea Piracy Attack: ‘Monjasa Reformer’ Seafarers Recovered Safely

All six seafarers who were kidnapped from a Liberia-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf of Guinea last month have been returned safely, the ship’s owner,

May 8, 2023
Total Views: 3186

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Yacht with Five Aboard Goes Missing in Red Sea
Shipping

Yacht with Five Aboard Goes Missing in Red Sea

By Lisa Barrington DUBAI, April 24 (Reuters) – A private yacht with three Russians and two Egyptians on board has been reported missing in

April 25, 2023
Total Views: 10280

Sunday, April 16, 2023
A tanker ship is seen in the English Channel at sunrise, near Dover, Britain, August 4, 2021. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo
Piracy

Pirate Attack: Tanker And Crew Safely Recovered Off Abidjan Coast

By Shiyin Chen (Bloomberg) A Singapore-registered oil tanker that was boarded earlier this week by “unidentified persons” off the coast of Africa has been

April 16, 2023
Total Views: 3439

Monday, April 10, 2023
Tanker Boarded by Pirates in Gulf of Guinea
Piracy

Tanker Boarded by Pirates in Gulf of Guinea

A tanker has been boarded by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea, coming less than a month after the successful hijacking of the MT Monjasa Reformer. The Maritime

April 10, 2023
Total Views: 6463

Friday, March 31, 2023
Monjasa Reformer Located in Gulf of Guinea After Pirate Attack; Six Crew Missing
Piracy

Monjasa Reformer Located in Gulf of Guinea After Pirate Attack; Six Crew Missing

A patrol vessel with the French Navy has located the missing tanker Monjasa Reformer four days after it was attacked by pirates and went missing in the Gulf of

March 31, 2023
Total Views: 7506

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Tanker Seized By Pirates in Gulf of Guinea Reappears 540 Miles Away
Piracy

Tanker Seized By Pirates in Gulf of Guinea Reappears 540 Miles Away

March 29 (Reuters) – A Danish-owned vessel that was boarded by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea on Saturday was spotted about 540 miles

March 29, 2023
Total Views: 11903

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Pirates Board Danish-Owned Ship in Gulf of Guinea
Piracy

Pirates Board Danish-Owned Ship in Gulf of Guinea

COPENHAGEN, March 28 (Reuters) – Pirates have attacked and boarded a Danish-owned ship in the Gulf of Guinea and all communications channels

March 28, 2023
Total Views: 5210

Thursday, March 2, 2023
gulf of aden piracy
Piracy

Second Skiff Sighting in Gulf of Aden Prompts Security Alerts

A second skiff sighting in a Gulf of Aden transit corridor in less than two weeks is prompting maritime security alerts to shipping. An advisory from the

March 2, 2023
Total Views: 7676

Friday, February 24, 2023
FILE PHOTO: An EUNAVFOR warship escorts a merchant vessel in the Gulf of Aden. Photo: EUNAVFOR
Piracy

UKMTO Reports ‘Irregular Activity’ Near Gulf of Aden Transit Corridor for Piracy

The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) has issued an advisory to shipping after receiving reports of small boats in a Gulf of Aden transit

February 24, 2023
Total Views: 2810

Friday, January 13, 2023
somali piracy
Piracy

Global Piracy Incidents Fall to Lowest Level in Decades

Incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery attacks last year fell to the lowest recorded level in almost three decades, but sustained efforts are still

January 13, 2023
Total Views: 1239

Monday, November 28, 2022
Convicted Nigerian Pirate Avoids Sentence in Denmark
Piracy

Convicted Nigerian Pirate Avoids Sentence in Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Nov 28 (Reuters) – A Danish court on Monday found a Nigerian man guilty of endangering the lives of Danish military personnel in a shooting

November 28, 2022
Total Views: 3287

Monday, August 22, 2022
Shipping Industry to Remove Indian Ocean ‘High Risk Area’ Designation as Piracy Threat Subsides
Piracy

Shipping Industry to Remove Indian Ocean ‘High Risk Area’ Designation as Piracy Threat Subsides

A group of shipping industry bodies have decided the remove the Indian Ocean “High Risk Area”, reflecting a signicantly improved piracy situation

August 22, 2022
Total Views: 1877

Thursday, July 21, 2022
Stakeholders Lay Out Strategy to Eliminate Gulf of Guinea Piracy
Shipping

Stakeholders Lay Out Strategy to Eliminate Gulf of Guinea Piracy

The Government of Nigeria and a coalition of global shipping industry orgnizations have launched a new strategy to end the scourge of piracy, armed robbery,

July 21, 2022
Total Views: 2037

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Global Piracy Falls Amid ‘Cautious Gains’ in Gulf of Guinea
Piracy

Global Piracy Falls Amid ‘Cautious Gains’ in Gulf of Guinea

Global incidents of piracy fell in the first half of the year to the lowest reported level in nearly 30 years amid ‘cautious’ gains in the Gulf of

July 13, 2022
Total Views: 1174

Monday, May 9, 2022
Navy Warship and Gulf of Aden Pirates
Navy

Navy Sets Up New Gulf Of Aden Piracy And Smuggling Task Force

By Alexander Cornwell (Reuters) The U.S. Navy said on Wednesday it was establishing a new multinational task force that would target arms smuggling in the

May 9, 2022
Total Views: 2412

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Pirates Attack Bunker Tanker Off Ivory Coast -Report
Piracy

Pirates Attack Bunker Tanker Off Ivory Coast -Report

A bunker tanker has been attacked by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea off the Ivory Coast, maritime security firm Dryad Global has confirmed. “Pirates are

January 26, 2022
Total Views: 3615
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