Somali Forces Free Indian Crew after Standoff with Pirates

The crew of the Indian cargo ship that was taken by Somali pirates on April 1st have been released after a standoff ...

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Pirates Attack and Board Bulker off Somalia

An unknown number of pirates attacked and boarded the 1999-built bulk carrier OS 35 while the vessel was sailing in ...

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Somali Pirates Hijack Cargo Vessel off Yemen

Somali pirates have hijacked a cargo vessel en route from Dubai to either Bosasso, Somalia or Al Mukalla, Yemen, in ...

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Somali Pirates Keep 7 Hostages on Hijacked Vessel

Somali pirates have kept 7 hostages on board the vessel hijacked last week off Somalia, indicating that it could be ...

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Somali Pirates Hijack Another Vessel, Use It as Mothership?

The Somali pirates have hijacked another vessel off the coast of Somalia, a representative from Oceans Beyond ...

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Filipino Pirates Take Two Crew from RoRo Ship

Armed pirates kidnapped two crewmembers from the Ro-Ro vessel Super Shuttle Roro 9 near Sibago island off the coast ...

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Somali Pirates Release Aris 13 and Its Crew

The Somali pirates have freed the Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker Aris 13 and its crew, according to Oceans Beyond ...

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Kidnapped Vietnamese Seafarer Killed by Abu Sayyaf

A Vietnamese seafarer who was kidnapped on February 19th by Abu Sayyaf, an affiliate to the ISIS Islamic terror ...

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Aris 13 Hijackers, Somali Forces Clash in Puntland

Somalia’s maritime forces have exchanged gunfire with the pirates, who hijacked the Comoros-flagged bunkering ...

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Pirates Demand Ransom for Hijacked Aris 13

Somali pirates, who hijacked the Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker Aris 13 off the coast of Somalia, are demanding a ...

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Somali Pirates Hijack First Vessel since 2012

The Somali pirates have hijacked a Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker while it was sailing near the Horn of Africa, ...

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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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Pirates Kill One, Abduct Six Off Philippines

Pirates killed one and abducted six sailors of a Vietnam-flagged ship in an attack off the southern Philippines on ...

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Pirates Release Eight Iranian Crew from Captivity

Eight Iranian seafarers have been released by Somali pirates after being held in captivity since May 2016, ...

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Pirates Free Kidnapped Russian Crew

Three Russian crewmembers, who were kidnapped by pirates from the merchant vessel Saronic Breeze, were released on ...

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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 Hijack Merchant Vessel off Cotonou?

A merchant vessel is believed to have been hijacked by pirates some 72 nautical miles off the coast of Cotonou, ...

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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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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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