Aftermath of Attack on Bahri’s VLCC

Abqaiq VLCC

Dryad Maritime provides details on the attack and security picture in the region.

Armed Pirates Board Tanker off Nigeria

Pirates armed with guns boarded a product tanker approaching the Bonny Fairway Buoy, Nigeria, on March 6.

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Maersk Maya Targeted by Pirates

Oil products tanker Maersk Maya was boarded by pirates while anchored in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Pirates Wound Two Guards, Take Two Crew Hostage off Benin

Luxembourg-flagged product-chemical tanker attacked by pirates while anchored in the Bay of Cotonou.

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Pirates Attack Two Ships in One Day off Nigeria

Armed pirates attacked two vessels on February 24 off the coast of Bonny Island, Nigeria.

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MT Leopard Sun Attacked off Somalia

MT Leopard Sun was attacked by pirates on February 22, some 165 km off the central coast of Somalia.

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Team Tankers Boosts Ship Security amid Rise in Piracy

Due to increase in piracy incidents, Team Tankers International adopts additional "ship-hardening" measures.

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Pirates Fire Upon Tanker in Gulf of Guinea

Pirates fired upon a crude oil tanker after repeatedly attempting to board the ship off Brass, Nigeria.

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Crew Splashed Boiled Water on Pirates to Thwart Attack

The crew of M/V Kudos 1 managed to repel a pirate attack by using boiled water.

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ReCAAP: Asian Piracy Incidents Drop in January

ReCAAP ISC: A total of seven incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships reported in Asia during January 2018.

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Hijacked Marine Express Recovered, Crew Safe and Well

Marine Express and its twenty-two crew members have reassumed control of their ship.

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Another Tanker Goes Missing off Benin

Anglo-Eastern lost contact with one of its managed oil products tanker as of February 1.

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Bulker Crewman Stabbed by Robbers in Godau Port, Vietnam

Two robbers armed with knives injured a bosun of an anchored bulk carrier.

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Pirates Exchange Fire with Guards on board Cement Carrier

Armed guards deter pirates from boarding a cement carrier in the Gulf of Aden.

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Dutch Govt Looking into Bill on Armed Guards on board Ships

Dutch House of Representatives is debating a bill on the introduction of private security guards on board merchant ships.

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MT Barrett and Its 22 Crew Rescued from Pirates

MT Barrett and its 22 crew members have been released from captivity after a six-day ordeal.

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Pirates Kidnap MT Barrett's 22 Crew, Company Confirms

Union Maritime confirmed that MT Barrett's 22 crew members were kidnapped by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea on January 10.

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ReCAAP: Piracy Incidents in Asia Up 19 Pct

There was a 19 percent increase in the number of piracy incidents against ships in Asia reported in 2017.

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IMB: Piracy against Ships Drops to 22-Year Low in 2017

A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to IMB in 2017.

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Seychelles Charges Somali Pirates Detained in November

Six Somali nationals have been charged with 'committing an act of piracy' and 'attempting an act of piracy'.

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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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