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Four Dead, Three Kidnapped After Pirates Attack Dredger

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Four persons were killed following a pirate attack on a hopper dredger in the Gulf of Guinea.

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Pirates Kidnap 8 Sailors from Greek Tanker off Cameroon

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The kidnapped crew members include five Greek nationals, two Filipinos and one Ukrainian sailor.

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Contact Made with Kidnappers of 20 Indian Sailors

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Contact has been established with pirates who kidnapped 20 Indian seafarers from a tanker off Benin.

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Tanker Thwarts Pirate Attack off Brass, Nigeria

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Turkish Suezmax tanker Istanbul foils pirate attack off Brass.

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Swire Pacific Offshore: 7 Abducted Crew Members Released

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Seven kidnapped crew members of Pacific Warden released.

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Gabon: Four Sailors Kidnapped, One Feared Killed

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Armed pirates have kidnapped four Chinese sailors in Owendo anchorage in Gabon.

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Five Ships Boarded in Singapore Strait

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Five ships were boarded by pirates in the past three days while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait.

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19 Kidnapped Crew Members of Nave Constellation Freed

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Kidnapped Nave Constellation crew released.

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Crew Abduction: Patrol Boat Makes Contact with Tanker

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A Togolese naval patrol boat has made contact with the tanker Duke which was attacked by pirates.

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Pirates Kidnap 20 Seafarers from Tanker off Benin

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The incident has been described as "the largest kidnapping event in West Africa within 2019".

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Kidnapped Crew Member of Greek Tanker Dies

Three of the four kidnapped crew members of Elka Aristotle released, the fourth crew member lost his life.

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Kidnapped Crew from J.J. Ugland Vessel Freed

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The nine crew members that were kidnapped from the bulk carrier MV Bonita early November have been released.

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Dryad: 19 Tanker Crew Kidnapped off Nigeria

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19 crew members of a tanker vessel identified as Nave Constellation reportedly taken by pirates.

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Pirates Attack Italian-Flagged Ship off Mexico

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Two crew were injured in the attack and transferred to a nearby hospital.

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ITF Calls for Urgent Action to Tackle Rising Piracy in GoG

Pirates kidnapped 13 crew members from two ships in two piracy incidents that occurred in early November.

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Pirates Kidnap Four Seafarers from Greek Tanker off Togo

Armed pirates have kidnapped four crew members from a Greek tanker off Lome, Togo.

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Nine Crew Kidnapped from J.J. Ugland Vessel off Benin

The anchored vessel was boarded by pirates while it was waiting for berth off Cotonou.

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Third Vessel Boarded off Singapore Over the Last Month

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This was the third such incident on ships underway in the eastbound lane of the Singapore Strait in the last 20 days.

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European Shipowners Call for Action on Gulf of Guinea Piracy

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Reports of attacks in the region more than doubled in 2018.

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Global Piracy on the Decline, IMB Report Indicates

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Gulf of Guinea remains a high risk area, it was noted.

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Pirates Board Tanker at Anchorage off Guinea

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Four pirates armed with a gun and knives boarded the tanker. There were no injuries to crew members.

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