piracy


Thursday, July 21, 2022
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: 1488

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
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: 1005

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: 2283

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
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: 3182

Friday, January 7, 2022
Defense

BIMCO Urges Gulf of Guinea States to Step Up Prosecution of Pirates

Shipping association BIMCO is urging countries in the Gulf of Guinea region to step up the prosecution of suspected pirates following the release of three

January 7, 2022
Total Views: 1472

Thursday, January 6, 2022
UAE Pirate Watch
Piracy

Tanker Sends Piracy Distress Call Near Yemen

By Zaid Sabah and Sylvia Westall (Bloomberg) — Unidentified assailants harassed an oil tanker off the coast of Yemen, a Saudi Arabia-led military

January 6, 2022
Total Views: 2741

Thursday, October 28, 2021
Piracy

Danish Frigate Deploys on Anti-Piracy Operation in Gulf of Guinea

The Danish frigate Esbern Snare is en route to the Gulf of Guinea to join the international fight against piracy. The frigate departed Naval Base Frederikshavn

October 28, 2021
Total Views: 1549

Monday, October 25, 2021
Piracy

MSC Containership Attacked in Gulf of Guinea: Report

An MSC containership has reportedly come under attack in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of Nigeria, Dryad Global reported Monday. The maritime security firm

October 25, 2021
Total Views: 4026

Saturday, October 16, 2021
Sahand Destroyer
Piracy

Iranian Navy Fends Off Pirate Attack On Oil Tanker

By Arsalan Shahla (Bloomberg) –An Iranian warship foiled a pirate attack against one of the country’s oil vessels in the Gulf of Aden following a

October 16, 2021
Total Views: 2868

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
ship private security
Piracy

Piracy, Safety Risks Stoke Shipping’s Re-Think of Security

By Damian Shepherd (Bloomberg) — Some of the world’s largest shipping organizations are drafting a plan to deal with the changing nature of piracy and

August 18, 2021
Total Views: 2052

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
one apus
Accidents

Shipping Losses Hit Record Low in 2020, But Risks and Challenges Abound -Report

The number of total losses in shipping hit record low levels in 2020, but risks and challenges on several fronts pose a threat to safety, according to marine

August 3, 2021
Total Views: 1394

Friday, July 30, 2021
mercer street
Shipping

Two Crew Killed in Attack on Israeli-Managed Tanker off Oman

Update: Zodiac Maritime confirms the MT Mercer Street is “sailing under control of her crew and under her own power at 14 knots to a safe location with a

July 30, 2021
Total Views: 3861

Thursday, May 20, 2021
Piracy

Shipping Industry Stakeholders Launch Gulf of Guinea Declaration on Suppression of Piracy

A growing number of maritime companies have signed the Gulf of Guinea Declaration on Suppression of Piracy, representing a call to action to help end to

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 1683

Sunday, March 21, 2021
gulf of guinea piracy map 2020
Piracy

Denmark To Seek Agreements for West Africa Anti-Piracy Mission

By William Clowes (Bloomberg) — Denmark’s government will negotiate agreements with its West African counterparts following a decision to send a naval

March 21, 2021
Total Views: 3608

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Piracy

Denmark to Send Frigate to Combat Piracy in Gulf of Guinea

(Bloomberg) — Denmark will send a naval vessel to West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea to aid the fight against rampant piracy. The decision follows a call by

March 17, 2021
Total Views: 2843

Friday, March 12, 2021
davide b chemical tanker
Piracy

Pirates Kidnap 15 from Chemical Tanker in Gulf of Guinea

Pirates have kidnapped fifteen crew members from a chemical tanker in the Gulf of Guinea. De Poli Shipmanagement confirmed that its vessel, Davide B, was

March 12, 2021
Total Views: 3922

Monday, February 8, 2021
Shipping

Nigeria’s Navy to Toughen Punishment for Collusion with Kidnappers

By Camillus Eboh and Libby George ABUJA/LAGOS, Feb 8 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s navy plans to strengthen its measures to root out and punish

February 8, 2021
Total Views: 1987

Monday, January 25, 2021
Defense

Why Piracy is Surging in the Gulf of Guinea -EXPLAINER

By Libby George LAGOS, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Pirates are stepping up attacks on ships in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea, defying regional navies. On

January 25, 2021
Total Views: 5815

Sunday, January 24, 2021
Containership MOZART
Piracy

One Killed, 15 Kidnapped in Violent Pirate Attack Off Nigeria

By Jonathan Spicer and Irem Koca ISTANBUL, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Pirates off Nigeria’s coast kidnapped 15 sailors from a Turkish container ship in the

January 24, 2021
Total Views: 22826

Monday, January 18, 2021
Piracy

Piracy Surge Off West Africa Prompts Maersk Call for Action

By William Clowes (Bloomberg) — The world’s biggest shipping company demanded a more effective military response to surging pirate attacks and record

January 18, 2021
Total Views: 4244