Eight Crew Kidnapped in Gulf of Guinea

A total of eight seafarers were kidnapped by pirates from their vessel BBC Caribbean in the Gulf of Guinea, ...

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Pirates Take Three Russian Crew from Merchant Ship

Three crewmembers, citizens of Russia, were taken from the merchant vessel Saronic Breeze after the ship ...

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Pirates Kidnap Six Crew Members off Philippines

Six crew members were kidnapped from a general cargo ship which was attacked by pirates some 10 nautical miles off ...

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IHS Markit: Pirates Shift from Hijacking to Kidnapping

Global piracy has shifted away from hijacking and towards kidnapping as the number of kidnappings now stands at 44 ...

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Dryad: Kidnappings Continue in Gulf of Guinea

The Gulf of Guinea witnessed a continuation of the high levels of piracy seen in the first quarter of the year as ...

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Indonesia's Coal to Philippines on Hold, Seven More Abducted

In light of the latest kidnapping of seven crewmembers in the southern Philippines, Indonesia said that ...

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SE Asian Countries Join Forces to Stop Kidnappings

In an effort to deal with the rising number of kidnappings and pirate attacks in the Southeast Asia, the ...

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Pirates Free Kidnapped Tugboat Crew

Four Malaysian crew members, who were taken hostage from their tug Massive 6 in April, have been released on Jolo, ...

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OBP: GoG Pirates Snatch Ransoms of up to USD 400,000

The Gulf of Guinea pirates have been yielding ransom payments of up to USD 400,000 for kidnapped seafarers in 2015, ...

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6 Pirate Attacks in 24 Hours off Nigeria, Two Crew Kidnapped

Two crew members of an offshore supply vessel were kidnapped by pirates while their ship was underway around 97 ...

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Ships Urged to Avoid Philippine Waters amid Piracy Surge

Indonesia has issued a warning to all vessels to stay clear of transiting areas around the southern Philippines as ...

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Update: Hijacked Tug Massive 6 Returned to Owner

The hijacked tug Massive 6 has been returned to its owner, Highline Shipping Sdn. Bhd on April 12, according to the ...

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Pirates Target Second Tanker off Nigeria in a Week

A group of armed pirates tried to board a vessel some 80 nautical miles off the coast of Brass, Nigeria, resulting ...

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Kidnapped Tanker Crew Liberated

The four crew members of a chemical tanker that were kidnapped off Nigeria on March 5 have been released and are ...

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Ten Indonesian Crew Kidnapped off Philippines

An Indonesian crew of ten people have been kidnapped in the Philippines, according to the Indonesian Embassy in ...

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Kidnapped BOURBON Crew Freed

French offshore vessel contractor BOURBON announced earlier today that the two crew members abducted on board the ...

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Four Tanker Crew Kidnapped off Nigeria

At least four crew members were kidnapped by pirates on March 5 when a group of armed pirates hijacked a chemical ...

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Pirates Kidnap Four Seamen off Nigeria

Armed pirates attacked and boarded a refrigerated cargo ship underway off the Niger Delta and kidnapped four crew ...

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