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Posted: about 1 month ago

EU NAVFOR: Tanker not hijacked by pirates off Somali coast

The Panama-flagged chemical/oil tanker Aegean II was not hijacked off the Horn of Africa earlier thi...

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  • Safety
Posted: about 1 month 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: over 2 years ago

Missing Tanker Found After Nine Days, Crew Alive and Well

The Panama-flagged tanker Pantelena, which went missing on August 14, has been found. ...

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

Piracy Attacks off East Africa Doubled in 2017

The number of piracy incidents doubled off the coast of East Africa in 2017 compared to 2016. ...

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

IMB: 58 Seafarers Kidnapped in Q1, 2017

Pirates and armed robbers attacked 43 ships and captured 58 seafarers in the first quarter of 2017, ...

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

Update: EU NAVFOR Pinpoints Dhow Hijacked by Somali Pirates

EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) has confirmed that an Indian-flagged cargo dhow was seized by suspected p...

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

Somali Pirates Hijack Cargo Vessel off Yemen

Somali pirates have hijacked a cargo vessel en route from Dubai to either Bosasso, Somalia or Al Muk...

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

Pirates Release Dhow Seized off Somalia

The pirates have released the ocean going dhow that was hijacked on March 23rd in the vicinity of Ey...

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

Update: Russia Identifies Merchant Ship Hijacked off Benin?

The merchant vessel believed to have been hijacked by pirates some 72 nautical miles off the coast o...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

SE Asian Countries Join Forces to Stop Kidnappings

In an effort to deal with the rising number of kidnappings and pirate attacks in the Southeast Asia,...

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

Update: Hijacked Tug Massive 6 Returned to Owner

The hijacked tug Massive 6 has been returned to its owner, Highline Shipping Sdn. Bhd on April 12, a...

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

Kidnapped Tanker Crew Liberated

The four crew members of a chemical tanker that were kidnapped off Nigeria on March 5 have been rele...

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

Update: Indonesia Tug Brahma 12 Freed, Kidnapped Crew Still Held Hostage

The hijacked Indonesian tug Brahma 12 has been released and is now being held by the Philippine auth...

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

Ten Indonesian Crew Kidnapped off Philippines

An Indonesian crew of ten people have been kidnapped in the Philippines, according to the Indonesian...

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

MT Maximus Handed Over to Owners, Two Crew Still Unaccounted for

The oil tanker MT Maximus that was rescued from pirates last month has been handed over to its owner...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Suspected Mastermind of Orkim Harmony Hijacking Apprehended

The Indonesian Navy has apprehended the suspected “mastermind” of the Orkim Harmony hija...

Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Suspected Mastermind of Orkim Harmony Hijacking Apprehended

The Indonesian Navy has apprehended the suspected “mastermind” of the Orkim Harmony hija...

Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Malaysia and Indonesia Forming Special Anti-Piracy Teams

Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to form rapid response teams to tackle the growing number of hija...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Malaysia and Indonesia Forming Special Anti-Piracy Teams

Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to form rapid response teams to tackle the growing number of hija...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Hijacked Singapore Tanker Found off Indonesia with Cargo Missing

Singapore-flagged tanker MT Joaquim, laden with 3,500 tons of crude marine fuel and reported missing...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Hijacked Singapore Tanker Found off Indonesia with Cargo Missing

Singapore-flagged tanker MT Joaquim, laden with 3,500 tons of crude marine fuel and reported missing...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Malaysia Closing Down on Tanker Hijacking Mastermind

Malaysian authorities are close to identifying a person who planned the hijacking of the oil tanker ...

Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Malaysia Closing Down on Tanker Hijacking Mastermind

Malaysian authorities are close to identifying a person who planned the hijacking of the oil tanker ...

Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Sun Birdie Hijackers Get 10 Years in Prison and Caning

A court in Malaysia sentenced nine Indonesian nationals to ten years in prison and one stroke with a...

Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Hijacking Attempt of Panamanian Ship Pending Scrapping

A group of five pirates boarded a Panamanian-flagged cargo ship bound for scrapping on Sunday off Co...

Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Pirates Steal Fuel from Malaysian-Flagged Tanker

Malaysian-flagged product tanker Oriental Glory was hijacked by a group of 30 pirates on Friday, May...

Posted: over 5 years ago