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Monday, May 8, 2023
Gulf of Guinea Piracy Attack: ‘Monjasa Reformer’ Seafarers Recovered Safely
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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: 3172

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
New Details on Ongoing Gulf of Guinea Pirate Attack
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New Details on Ongoing Gulf of Guinea Pirate Attack

Singapore is confirming new details about a tanker that has been missing since it was boarded by pirates earlier this week in the Gulf of Guinea. The Maritime

April 12, 2023
Total Views: 6934

Monday, April 10, 2023
Tanker Boarded by Pirates in Gulf of Guinea
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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: 6462

Friday, March 31, 2023
Monjasa Reformer Located in Gulf of Guinea After Pirate Attack; Six Crew Missing
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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: 7504

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

Monday, November 28, 2022
Convicted Nigerian Pirate Avoids Sentence in Denmark
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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: 3284

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Global Piracy Falls to Lowest Level in Decades
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Global Piracy Falls to Lowest Level in Decades

The number of piracy and armed robbery incidents at sea fallen to the lowest level since 1992, but regional and international players must sustain efforts to

October 12, 2022
Total Views: 1183

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Gulf of Guinea Crew Kidnappings Fall to Zero So Far in 2022, But Caution Urged
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Gulf of Guinea Crew Kidnappings Fall to Zero So Far in 2022, But Caution Urged

The notoriously dangerous Gulf of Guinea saw a lull in crew kidnappings in the first three months of the year, but officials are urging continued caution as of

April 13, 2022
Total Views: 2229

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

Friday, January 14, 2022
Maritime Piracy Worldwide Falls to Lowest Level in Decades, But Caution Urged
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Maritime Piracy Worldwide Falls to Lowest Level in Decades, But Caution Urged

Incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery attacks reached the lowest recorded level since 1994, according to ICC International Maritime Bureau’s

January 14, 2022
Total Views: 1021

Friday, January 7, 2022
BIMCO Urges Gulf of Guinea States to Step Up Prosecution of Pirates
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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: 1515

Danish Frigate Releases Captured Gulf of Guinea Pirates in Dinghy
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Danish Frigate Releases Captured Gulf of Guinea Pirates in Dinghy

COPENHAGEN, Jan 7 (Reuters) – A suspected Nigerian pirate captured by the Danishnavy in the Gulf of Guinea in November and brought to Denmark for

January 7, 2022
Total Views: 4299

Monday, December 13, 2021
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Piracy

Pirates Attack Containership, Kidnap Crew in Gulf of Guinea

Six crew members of a containership have reportedly been kidnapped in pirate attack reported off the coast of Bioko Island in the Gulf of Guinea. Maritime

December 13, 2021
Total Views: 8891

Saturday, November 27, 2021
Danish Military Kills Four Pirates During Gun Battle in Gulf of Guinea
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Danish Military Kills Four Pirates During Gun Battle in Gulf of Guinea

Danish military forces on a anti-piracy mission killed four pirates in a gun battle in the Gulf of Guinea this week, Denmark’s Defence Command reported.

November 27, 2021
Total Views: 6115

Thursday, October 28, 2021
Danish Frigate Deploys on Anti-Piracy Operation in Gulf of Guinea
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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: 1583

Monday, October 25, 2021
MSC Containership Attacked in Gulf of Guinea: Report
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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: 4247

Monday, October 18, 2021
Global Piracy Incidents Fall to Lowest Level in Decades, IMB Says
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Global Piracy Incidents Fall to Lowest Level in Decades, IMB Says

Reported incidents of piracy and armed robbery at sea fell to the lowest recorded number in nearly three decades in the first nine months of 2021, according to

October 18, 2021
Total Views: 1544

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
UK Royal Navy Ship to Conduct Gulf of Guinea Security Patrols
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UK Royal Navy Ship to Conduct Gulf of Guinea Security Patrols

Britain’s Royal Navy will be sending the patrol ship HMS Trent to the Gulf of Guinea for security patrols and to provide support to West African allies.

October 12, 2021
Total Views: 1807

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
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Two Crew Injured by Pirate Gunfire Off Gabon; One Missing

Two crew members of an offshore supply vessel were injured during a pirate attack in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of Gabon, the International Maritime

September 7, 2021
Total Views: 2932

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
shipboard private security keeping watch on a tanker
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: 2101
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