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Armed Pirates Kidnap Five Crew off Nigeria

Five crew members were taken from a general cargo vessel identified as the Panama-flagged Oya 1 which was boarded ...

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ReCAAP, OCIMF to Jointly Fight against Piracy in Asia

Asia’s piracy watchdog ReCAAP and Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) have signed a Memorandum ...

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ReCAAP: Piracy Incidents Down by 22 Pct in H1

A total of 36 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships, comprising 30 actual and six attempted ...

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IMB: 87 Maritime Piracy Incidents in 1H, 2017

The first half of 2017 saw a total of 87 incidents reported to the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre compared with 97 for ...

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GoG Piracy Raises Concerns among EU Shipowners

Continued piracy, armed robbery attacks and kidnapping for ransom events in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG), and ...

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ReCAAP: Asian Maritime Crimes Halved in May

A total of six actual incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in May 2017, ...

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Gulf of Aden Gets More Help in Fight against Piracy

Following a number of recent attacks against merchant shipping in the Gulf of Aden and Bab-el-Mandeb, relevant ...

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Oil Tanker Fired Upon in Bab-el-Mandeb Strait

A Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker was approached and fired upon by three men in a skiff in the southern ...

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Somali Pirates Seize Fishing Boat to Target Bigger Ships

A group of Somali pirates hijacked an Iranian fishing vessel on Tuesday which will most probably be used as a ...

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Pirate Attack against Bulk Carrier Foiled in Gulf of Aden

The Liberian-flagged bulk carrier MV Lord Mountbatten was attacked by pirates on Tuesday, May 16 while under way ...

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58 Seafarers Kidnapped in Q1, 2017

Pirates and armed robbers attacked 43 ships and captured 58 seafarers in the first quarter of 2017, slightly more ...

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Nearly 2,000 Seafarers Affected by Piracy in West Africa

There was a 57 percent rise in the number of seafarers affected by piracy in West Africa in 2016, a report on the ...

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Key Challenges to Paying Seafarers during Captivity

In light of increased maritime piracy attacks, especially off the Horn of Africa, which often include hijacking of ...

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Seafarers’ Wages During Piracy Discussed at ILO Meeting

A meeting of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Working Group of the Special Tripartite Committee (STC) ...

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Infographic: Actual Maritime Crimes in Asia Drop by 12 Pct

There was an overall drop in actual piracy and armed robbery incidents against ships in Asia during January-March ...

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Pirates Release Dhow Seized off Somalia

The pirates have released the ocean going dhow that was hijacked on March 23rd in the vicinity of Eyl, Somalia, the ...

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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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ReCAAP: Asian Abduction Incidents Persist

Although the total number of piracy and armed robbery incidents dropped in February 2017, crew abduction ...

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General Cargo Ship Evades Pirate Attack off Philippines

A Vietnamese-flagged ship identified as MV Phu An 268 managed to escape pirate hands while sailing through ...

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Dryad: Kidnap for Ransom at 10-Year High

The Gulf of Guinea and Southeast Asia have seen a significant increase in kidnapping incidents in 2016, according ...

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IMO: Anti-Piracy Deal Expanded to Other Illicit Activities

An international agreement on repressing piracy and armed robbery against ships in the western Indian Ocean and the ...

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