IMB: Pirates Take Eight Crew from Tug off Nigeria

Eight crewmembers have been kidnapped by armed pirates from an offshore tug off the coast of Brass, Nigeria, ...

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Infographic: Nigerian Pirate Activity in 2016

The Gulf of Guinea continues to be one of the most dangerous bodies of water in the world for merchant shipping. ...

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Gunmen Attack Bulker off Nigeria

A bulk carrier was attacked off Nigeria on March 8 when seven gunmen approached in a skiff and fired upon the ship ...

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BBC Caribbean Crew Released from Captivity

Eight Russian and Ukrainian seafarers who were kidnapped from their vessel BBC Caribbean have been released after ...

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IRClass Becomes RO for Three More Flag States

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), has obtained authorisation to act as Recognised Organisation (RO) to carry ...

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IMB: Pirate Dies in Attack on Tanker off Nigeria

An unknown number of pirates armed with automatic weapons in a speed boat approached and fired at a tanker while it ...

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Maersk Cotonou Attacked off Nigerian Coast

The 4,496 TEU containership Maersk Cotonou was attacked by supposed criminals attempting to board the vessel off ...

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Tankers Facing Pressure amid Nigerian Oil Export Disruptions

Both Suezmax and VLCC markets could be hit by downward pressure from sustained outages of Nigerian crude oil, ...

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Tanker Thwarts Pirate Attack off Nigeria

The string of attacks in the Gulf of Guinea continues as pirates attempted to board a tanker earlier today while ...

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Pirates Free Kidnapped Turkish Crew

Six Turkish crew members of Malta-flagged tanker MT Puli who were kidnapped by pirates over two weeks ago while ...

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Piracy, Maritime Crime Costing Nigeria USD 1.5 Bn a Month

Nigeria is losing about USD 1.5 billion a month due to piracy, armed robbery at sea, smuggling, and fuel supply ...

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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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CMA CGM Turquoise Attacked, Two Crew Kidnapped

A containership chartered by the French shipping major CMA CGM has been attacked by pirates off Nigeria, who are ...

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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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Five Crewmembers Taken by Pirates off Nigeria

Five crew members have been kidnapped from a 6,436 dwt tanker after pirates attacked the vessel offshore Niger ...

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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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MT Maximus Handed Over to Owners

The oil tanker MT Maximus that was rescued from pirates last month has been handed over to its owners, represented ...

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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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PPPFM and Vitol Team Up on Bunkering Operation in Nigeria

Nigerian-based PPP Fluid Mechanics Limited (PPPFM) and Vitol Group from the Netherlands have jointly launched a new ...

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BOURBON’s Two Crew Members Kidnapped off Nigeria

Two crew members of BOURBON-owned anchor handling and tug supply vessel (AHTS) were kidnapped by pirates off ...

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