Impact of Paradise Papers on Shipping Industry

Clyde & Co provides main takeaways from the Paradise Papers on the shipping industry

Armed Pirates Board Tanker off Indonesia

Five pirates armed with knives boarded an oil tanker, identified as GP T2, on Monday, October 30 while it was ...

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Breaking: Six Crew Kidnapped from Containership off Nigeria

Six crew members, including the captain, were kidnapped from the Liberian-flagged containership Demeter while the ...

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IMB: 121 Piracy Incidents Reported So Far in 2017

A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017, ...

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Naval Forces Thwart Piracy Attack on Indian Bulker

Indian-flagged bulk carrier MV Jag Amar with 26 crew members on board was rescued from pirate hands on Friday, ...

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Japan, Singapore, ReCAAP Join Forces against Piracy in Asia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA Japan) and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), ...

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Pirates Foiled in Stealing Oil from Product Tanker

Thai-flagged product tanker MGT 1 was boarded on September 6 by a group of pirates who tried to take the ...

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Tanker Crewman Injured after Taken Hostage by Robbers

A crew member of a crude oil tanker was taken hostage by five armed robbers who boarded the vessel on September 1 ...

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Kidnapped Vietnamese Crew Member Rescued in Philippines

The Philippine military has rescued a Vietnamese sailor kidnapped from the bulk carrier Royal 16, together with ...

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Three Bodies of Kidnapped Sailors Recovered in Philippines

The Philippine military found the bodies of three sailors who were abducted on two separate occasions over nine ...

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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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