Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Interesting

Somali Pirates Hijack First Commercial Ship Since 2012

By Katharine Houreld NAIROBI, March 14 (Reuters) – Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew on board, Somali authorities said on Tuesday, the first time a...

March 14, 2017
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Monday, January 21, 2013
Piracy

Tanker Hijacked in Gulf of Guinea

A tanker with 16 crewmembers and loaded with 5,000 tons of jet fuel has been hijacked in the Gulf of Guinea, Ivory Coast port officials said Monday. According to a...

January 21, 2013
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Monday, October 8, 2012
Piracy

Greek Tanker Goes Missing in Gulf of Guinea

A Greek-operated gasoline tanker went missing along with its crew and cargo from the waters around Ivory Coast over the weekend, the vessel’s Greek manager said Monday. The Orfeas was...

October 8, 2012
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Interesting

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: The identity of the vessel...

August 28, 2012
Total Views: 4

Friday, May 11, 2012
Piracy

MT Smyrni Hijacking Update

Details of Thursday’s hijacking in the Arabian Sea of the MT Smyrni are starting to trickle in, including information about the vessel and its crew.  The hijacking marks the first...

May 11, 2012
Total Views: 128

Thursday, May 10, 2012
Piracy

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 action...

May 10, 2012
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Monday, March 5, 2012
Piracy

Pirates Hijack Chemical Tanker off Oman

Nato officials have confirmed that the chemical tanker M/V Royal Grace has been hijacked by Somali pirates off the coast of Oman. Reports first surfaced Friday night that the Panama-flagged...

March 5, 2012
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Monday, February 20, 2012
Piracy

Somali Pirates Hijack UAE-Owned Vessel Loaded with Charcoal

Somali pirates have hijacked the UAE-owned M/V Savina-Fahad, Somalia Report has confirmed citing a Somali businessman in Dubai and a local pirate source. According to the report, the M/V Savina-Fahad...

February 20, 2012
Total Views: 32

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Piracy

Pirates Hijack Iranian Chemical Tanker in Gulf of Aden [REPORT]

For the first time in 2012 (unless you count this), Somali pirates have successfully hijacked a ship sailing in the Gulf of Aden. Few details are known however Somalia Report,...

January 11, 2012
Total Views: 0

Thursday, September 8, 2011
Piracy

Maltese-Flagged Tanker Hijacked

Early on the morning of 8 September, the Merchant Vessel (MV) OLIB G, flagged Malta, was pirated in the East part of the Gulf of Aden. After report from a...

September 8, 2011
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