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Posted: 2 days ago

IMB Piracy: Gulf of Guinea accounts for 95% of kidnappings in 2020

A total of 135 crew were kidnapped from their vessels in 2020, with the Gulf of Guinea accounting fo...

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  • Human Capital
Posted: 2 days ago
Posted: 8 days ago

Diamond S: Four kidnapped crew members from Agisilaos freed

The four crew members who had been kidnapped from the product tanker Agisilaos in November last year...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 8 days ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Latest attack in GoG pushes kidnapping tally to 122 seafarers

Four seafarers have been kidnapped in the latest piracy attack in the Gulf of Guinea involving a cru...

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  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

10 kidnapped from cargo vessel in another attack in Gulf of Guinea

Ten seafarers were kidnapped yesterday from the general cargo vessel Milan while underway some 14 na...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 1 months ago

GoG: Pirates kidnap another 5 seafarers in just 4 days

Five crew members have been kidnapped by pirates from a Ghana-flagged vessel in another incident in ...

Categories:
  • Safety
Posted: 1 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Pirates kidnap 14 crew from heavy lift vessel in GoG

Fourteen crew members are reported to have been kidnapped from a heavy lift vessel in the Gulf of Gu...

Categories:
  • Safety
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Pirates kidnap seafarer from LNG carrier in Gulf of Guinea

An LNG carrier has been boarded and attacked by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea, resulting in the kidn...

Categories:
  • Safety
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

IMB: Kidnappings in GoG surge by 40% year-on-year

There has been a 40% increase in the number of kidnappings reported in the Gulf of Guinea in the fir...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 5 months ago

Pirates kidnap 15 seafarers off Nigeria

A group of armed pirates boarded a product tanker offshore Benin on Friday, July 17, and kidnapped 1...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

General cargo crew members kidnapped in 2nd attack off West Africa in the same day

Five crew members of a general cargo ship Kota Budi have been kidnapped by armed men off Cotonou, Be...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

Armed pirates kidnap crew members from BW Offshore’s FPSO

A group of armed men attacked the FPSO Sendje Berge some 30 nautical miles southwest from Bonny Isla...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 6 months ago
Industry Contribution

Faccin Wind Towers Division: a reliable partner for your wind energy project

Faccin Group created a Wind Towers Division within the company. Why? Eng. Andrea Comparin: “Ac...

Posted: 12 days ago
Industry Contribution

Maritime Insurance Market Update, Q3 2020

‘Clients, advisors and insurers are in the same boat.’ Effective cooperation is necessary to keep ri...

Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 6 months ago

6 crew members kidnapped off Cotonou

Six crew members of a fishing vessel Panofi Frontier have been kidnapped by a group of gunmen some 6...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

Three kidnapped from tanker off Nigerian coast

Three crew members were kidnapped from a tanker at Opobo river mouth, some 27 nautical miles off ea...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

Pirates attack 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: 8 months ago
Industry Contribution
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It’s all about power flow

Integration of renewable energies on a ship – and in other island networks Interview with Jero...

Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 9 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: 9 months ago
Posted: 9 months ago

7 Kidnapped from MSC Talia F Containership

Seven crew members of the Portuguese flagged containership MSC Talia F kidnapped. ...

Posted: 9 months ago
Posted: 10 months ago

Ten Seafarers Kidnapped from Tanker off Cotonou

Ten crew members have been kidnapped from a crude oil tanker off Cotonou, Benin. ...

Posted: 10 months ago
Industry Contribution

“ETICA IP” ROV & USV a staunch green ally for the blue economy indystry & ocean sustainability

By Ioana Laura Grigore. Our concept of blue economy & ocean sustainability in offshore industry ...

Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 11 months ago

Kidnapped Seafarer Received Medical Help from Pirates

A kidnapped seafarer of MV Duke was provided with medical help by pirates but they did not manage to...

Posted: 11 months ago
Posted: 11 months ago

Kidnapped Duke Crew Released, One Dies in Captivity

Nineteen kidnapped crew members of the tanker Duke have been released while one seafarer died in cap...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 11 months ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Unprecedented Rise of Crew Kidnappings in Gulf of Guinea

The number of crew kidnapped in the Gulf of Guinea increased by more than 50% y-o-y. ...

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

Nigerian Navy Rescues Three Kidnapped Sailors

The Nigerian Navy has rescued three kidnapped dredger crew in the Niger Delta, arresting one of the ...

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

Four Dead, Three Kidnapped After Pirates Attack Dredger

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

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

Pirates Kidnap 8 Sailors from Greek Tanker off Cameroon

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

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

Contact Made with Kidnappers of 20 Indian Sailors

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

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

Swire Pacific Offshore: 7 Abducted Crew Members Released

Seven kidnapped crew members of Pacific Warden released. ...

Posted: about 1 year ago