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  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    iXBlue is celebrating a sales milestone of more than 250 USBL systems since the introduction of POSIDONIA (very-long-range USBL) in 1999 and GAPS (pioneering single-enclosure USBL-INS) in 2004. Latest 4th-generation GAPS, with L/USBL and DP features, was delivered to SapuraAcergy, an engineering and construction contractor, specializing in deep-water installation, decommissioning, and conventional activities for the […]

  • 2 September 2015

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has reported that one of its Fearless-class patrol vessels disrupted a sea robbery on a Malaysian-flagged tugboat Permata 1 in the eastern approaches of the Singapore Strait in the morning hours of Tuesday, September 1. RSN also said that in close collaboration with the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL) and the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement […]

  • 2 September 2015

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has reported that one of its Fearless-class patrol vessels disrupted a sea robbery on a Malaysian-flagged tugboat Permata 1 in the eastern approaches of the Singapore Strait in the morning hours of Tuesday, September 1. RSN also said that in close collaboration with the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL) and the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Another anchored bulk carrier was boarded by robbers on July 24, as three culprits climbed aboard the ship which was in the Indonesian Samarinda Anchorage at the time of the incident, according to data provided by the International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC). Duty crew on routine rounds noticed the robbers, which approached the vessel […]

  • 25 August 2016

    Two crew members from a bulk carrier were taken hostage and beaten when a group of armed robbers boarded their vessel some 5.5 nautical miles south of Conakry, Guinea, according to the International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) piracy reporting center. Seven robbers armed with guns and knives boarded the bulker on August 24, while the vessel was anchored in the […]

  • 2 October 2015

    A chemical tanker was boarded by pirates on Thursday, October 1st while en route some 1.5 nautical miles north-northeast off Sandakan, Malaysia, the International Maritime Bureau’s ICC informed. “Two robbers boarded a tanker via the anchor chain. Alert crew spotted the robbers and raised the alarm, resulting in the robbers abandoning the collected stolen items and […]

  • 2 October 2015

    A chemical tanker was boarded by pirates on Thursday, October 1st while en route some 1.5 nautical miles north-northeast off Sandakan, Malaysia, the International Maritime Bureau’s ICC informed. “Two robbers boarded a tanker via the anchor chain. Alert crew spotted the robbers and raised the alarm, resulting in the robbers abandoning the collected stolen items and […]

  • 5 November 2014

    There has been significant trend change in terms of the number of incidents reported within the nine-month period from January to September 2014, according to third quarterly report issued by ReCAAP’s Information Sharing Center (ICS). Based on the report, a total of 129 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia […]

  • 4 October 2019

    A group of armed pirates has boarded a bulk carrier off the Indonesian coast, IMB ICC said.

  • 30 June 2016

    Ten armed pirates boarded a tanker while it was underway some 26 nautical miles off the Indonesian Mangkai Island on June 28, according to data released by International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC). The pirates entered the bridge as the second officer was altering course and held the officer and the duty able seaman “hostage at gun point […]

  • 17 June 2016

    An anchored heavy lift carrier was boarded by four robbers armed with guns off Batu Ampar, Batam Island, Indonesia, according to data released by International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC). During the attack, which occurred on June 16, the robbers held hostage the duty AB at gun point, stole ship’s engine spares and escaped. At the time of the […]

  • 17 March 2020

    A Liberia-flagged bulk carrier was boarded by three perpetrators while sailing in the Singapore Strait.

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    An unknown number of pirates armed with automatic weapons in a speed boat approached and fired at a tanker while it was some 61 nautical miles off the coast of Bayelsa Coast, Nigeria, according to data provided by IMB Piracy Reporting Centre. Alarm aboard the vessel was raised, while the onboard security team returned fire in the attack, […]

  • 8 November 2016

    Global piracy has shifted away from hijacking and towards kidnapping as the number of kidnappings now stands at 44 for the period from January to 30 September 2016, according to IHS Markit. Within the same time-frame 37 percent of crew involved in a piracy situation have been kidnapped. The number represents a significant increase compared […]

  • 11 December 2018

    Security related incidents experienced by vessels visiting Jose Terminal, in Venezuela, have been on the rise.

  • 3 April 2019

    The robbers escaped with stolen ship’s stores.

  • 15 September 2015

    A common worldwide information sharing framework could possibly expedite the receipt and distribution of critical details needed to enable naval and law enforcement forces to respond quickly enough to protect seafarers and arrest the perpetrators, it was concluded at the IMB International Meeting on Global Piracy, Armed Robbery and Maritime Security on 14 and 15 September […]

  • 15 September 2015

    A common worldwide information sharing framework could possibly expedite the receipt and distribution of critical details needed to enable naval and law enforcement forces to respond quickly enough to protect seafarers and arrest the perpetrators, it was concluded at the IMB International Meeting on Global Piracy, Armed Robbery and Maritime Security on 14 and 15 September […]

  • 29 August 2008

    Pirates have boarded a US$36million yacht popular with celebrities and robbed its passengers and crew of more than US$180,000 in cash. Just before midnight, the gang of four masked men pulled up alongside the 178ft Tiara in a rubber dinghy off Porto Vecchio in southern Corsica, then stormed aboard wielding handguns and rifles. Speaking French […]

  • 10 September 2015

    A total of 24 incidents of armed robbery against ships and no piracy incidents were reported in Asia in August 2015, according to the anti-piracy watchdog ReCAAP. Of the 24 armed robberies, 22 were actual and two were attempted incidents. There were 13 more incidents in August 2015 compared to the same period a year earlier […]

  • 10 September 2015

    A total of 24 incidents of armed robbery against ships and no piracy incidents were reported in Asia in August 2015, according to the anti-piracy watchdog ReCAAP. Of the 24 armed robberies, 22 were actual and two were attempted incidents. There were 13 more incidents in August 2015 compared to the same period a year earlier […]

  • 1 February 2018

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