Global Trade at Geopolitical Crossroads

John Sitilides, Geopolitical Strategist at Trilogy Advisors speaks about future geopolitical challenges for trade.

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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Six Crew Kidnapped from Cargo Ship off Nigeria

Six crew members have been kidnapped from a general cargo vessel off Nigeria, according to ICC International ...

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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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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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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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Eight Crew Kidnapped in Gulf of Guinea

A total of eight seafarers were kidnapped by pirates from their vessel BBC Caribbean in the Gulf of Guinea, ...

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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 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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IHS Markit: Pirates Shift from Hijacking to Kidnapping

Global piracy has shifted away from hijacking and towards kidnapping as the number of kidnappings now stands at 44 ...

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Dryad: Kidnappings Continue in Gulf of Guinea

The Gulf of Guinea witnessed a continuation of the high levels of piracy seen in the first quarter of the year as ...

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Indonesia's Coal to Philippines on Hold, Seven More Abducted

In light of the latest kidnapping of seven crewmembers in the southern Philippines, Indonesia said that ...

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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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Pirates Free Kidnapped Tugboat Crew

Four Malaysian crew members, who were taken hostage from their tug Massive 6 in April, have been released on Jolo, ...

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OBP: GoG Pirates Snatch Ransoms of up to USD 400,000

The Gulf of Guinea pirates have been yielding ransom payments of up to USD 400,000 for kidnapped seafarers in 2015, ...

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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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Ships Urged to Avoid Philippine Waters amid Piracy Surge

Indonesia has issued a warning to all vessels to stay clear of transiting areas around the southern Philippines as ...

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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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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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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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