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Update: EU NAVFOR Pinpoints Dhow Hijacked by Somali Pirates

EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) has confirmed that an Indian-flagged cargo dhow was seized by suspected pirates on April ...

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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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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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Update: Russia Identifies Merchant Ship Hijacked off Benin?

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

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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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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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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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Indonesian Tug Freed, Kidnapped Crew Still Held Hostage

The hijacked Indonesian tug Brahma 12 has been released and is now being held by the Philippine authorities, the ...

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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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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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Suspected Mastermind of Orkim Harmony Hijacking Apprehended

The Indonesian Navy has apprehended the suspected “mastermind” of the Orkim Harmony hijacking. As ...

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Malaysia, Indonesia Forming Special Anti-Piracy Teams

Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to form rapid response teams to tackle the growing number of hijackings and ...

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Hijacked Singapore Tanker Found off Indonesia, Cargo Missing

Singapore-flagged tanker MT Joaquim, laden with 3,500 tons of crude marine fuel and reported missing off Malaysia ...

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Malaysia Closing Down on Tanker Hijacking Mastermind

Malaysia Closing Down on Tanker Hijacking Mastermind

Malaysian authorities are close to identifying a person who planned the hijacking of the oil tanker MT Orkim ...

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Sun Birdie Hijackers Get 10 Years and Caning

Sun Birdie Hijackers Get 10 Years in Prison and Caning

A court in Malaysia sentenced nine Indonesian nationals to ten years in prison and one stroke with a rotan cane for ...

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Hijacking Attempt of Panamanian Ship Pending Scrapping

A group of five pirates boarded a Panamanian-flagged cargo ship bound for scrapping on Sunday off Colon Port. The ...

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Pirates Steal Fuel from Malaysian-Flagged Tanker

Malaysian-flagged product tanker Oriental Glory was hijacked by a group of 30 pirates on Friday, May 15th off ...

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Pirates Steal Cargo from Singapore-Flagged Tanker

Eight pirates armed with guns boarded a Singapore-registered petroleum product tanker while under way in the ...

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IMB: Coastal Tanker Hijacked Every 2 Weeks in SE Asia

A small coastal tanker is hijacked by pirates in South East Asia every two weeks on average, a report from the ...

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Italian Navy Frees Fishing Boat Hijacked off Libya

Italian Navy Frees Fishing Boat Hijacked off Libya

The Italian Navy reported today that it took control of an Italian fishing boat hijacked last night in ...

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Product Tanker Hijacked off Indonesia

A product tanker was hijacked by a group of armed pirates while underway off Indonesia. Around 15-25 pirates armed ...

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