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10 Bulker Crew Members Feared Kidnapped off Nigeria

Ten crew members of a bulk carrier are reported missing following a pirate attack off Brass, Nigeria.

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Video: Pirate Attack Caught on Camera

Pirate attack on a containership underway in the Gulf of Guinea on December 7 caught on camera.

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Kidnapped Captain of Royal 16 Found Dead

The captain of the Vietnamese-flagged bulk carrier Royal 16, kidnapped by pirates over a year ago, was found dead.

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56 Mariners Kidnapped in GoG in 2017

There have been 15 attacks against commercial ships within a 60 nautical miles radius of Bony Island over recent weeks.

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Number of Asian Piracy Incidents Drops Further

A total of 60 incidents were reported in Asia during January-October 2017, representing the lowest number in the ...

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Suspected Pirates Detained after More Attacks off Somalia

Six suspected pirates were detained following attacks on a 52,000 tonne containership and a fishing vessel, ...

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Ten Bulker Crew Members Saved from Pirates off Nigeria

Armed pirates boarded a drifting bulk carrier around 17 nautical miles south-southwest (SSW) off Bonny Island, ...

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Nigerian Pirates Free MV Demeter's Crew

The crew of the Liberia-flagged containership MV Demeter has been released by Nigerian pirates, the spokesman for ...

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Pirates Target Crude Oil Tanker off Nigeria

A crude oil tanker managed to escape pirate hands while sailing some 21 nautical miles South-Southwest of Bonny ...

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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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