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Posted: 4 months ago

Pirates board two ships, kidnap seafarers in Gulf of Guinea

Two new pirate attacks that resulted in the kidnapping of seafarers have been reported in the Gulf ...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 5 months ago

IMB: 37 ships boarded, 22 seafarers kidnapped in Q1, 2020

Pirates boarded 37 ships and kidnapped 22 seafarers in the first quarter of 2020, the latest report ...

Categories:
  • Safety
Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: 5 months ago

3 Ships Approached in Two Days off West Africa

Ships sailing off the coast of West Africa reported at least 3 suspicious approaches over the past t...

Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: 10 months ago

ITF Calls for Urgent Action to Tackle Rising Piracy in Gulf of Guinea

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

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 10 months ago
Posted: 11 months ago

European Shipowners Urge Concrete Action on Gulf of Guinea Piracy

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

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: 11 months ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

IMB: West African Waters World’s Worst for Pirate Attacks

Of the 75 seafarers taken hostage worldwide so far this year, 62 were captured in the Gulf of Guinea...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

India Restricts Seafarers from Working in Gulf of Guinea

India issued a restriction banning all Indian seafarers from working on vessels in the Gulf of Guine...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Shipping Industry Seeks Urgent Action against Gulf of Guinea Piracy

Shipping industry and seafarer groups called for an urgent action against piracy in the Gulf of Guin...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Pirates Arrested after Attempted Tanker Hijacking off Togo

Togo Navy prevented the hijacking of a product tanker in the Gulf of Guinea. ...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Maersk Supply Service Delivers FPSO Mooring in Gulf of Guinea

Maersk Supply Service has been chosen to deliver an integrated FPSO mooring installation and replace...

Categories:
  • Operations & Maintenance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Maersk Supply wins FPSO mooring job in Gulf of Guinea

Maersk Supply Service has been selected to deliver an integrated FPSO mooring installation and repla...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

IMB: Piracy Attacks More Than Double in Gulf of Guinea

IMB PRC: Piracy increased in 2018, with a marked rise in attacks against ships and crews around West...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Pirate Attack Fears Raised after Chemical Tanker Goes Missing in GoG

Contact lost with chemical tanker Pantelena since August 14, 2018. 17 Georgian sailors on board. ...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Petro-Piracy Returns to Gulf of Guinea

EOS Risk Group: Nigerian pirates have taken 35 seafarers in the Gulf of Guinea during the first half...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Video: Pirate Attack Caught on Camera

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

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

56 Mariners Kidnapped in GoG in 2017

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

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Gulf of Guinea Piracy Raises Concerns among EU Shipowners

Continued piracy, armed robbery attacks and kidnapping for ransom events in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG)...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Infographic: Nigerian Pirate Activity in 2016

The Gulf of Guinea continues to be one of the most dangerous bodies of water in the world for mercha...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

ITF Calls for Safe Release of Kidnapped BBC Caribbean Crew

A number of seafarer unions are calling for a fast but reasoned response to the kidnapping of eight ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Kosmos farms out three offshore blocks to Galp

U.S.-based oil and gas company Kosmos Energy has reached an agreement with Portuguese corporation Ga...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

SeaBird Gets Gulf of Guinea Work

SeaBird Exploration, a provider of seismic data acquisition, has signed an agreement to provide a so...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

SeaBird in ocean bottom survey in West Africa

Seismic services provider SeaBird Exploration has signed an agreement to provide a source vessel for...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

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 o...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

New security patrol vessels to guard offshore assets in Nigeria

  Two new 35-meter offshore security patrol vessels for surveillance, intervention, and protect...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Pirates Attack Tanker Bouboulina in Gulf of Guinea

A group of armed pirates has approached and opened fire upon a tanker which was underway some 89 nau...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Heavily Loaded Tanker Thwarts Pirate Attack off Nigeria

A short period of calm seas in the Gulf of Guinea was interrupted as a group of pirates attempted to...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago