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Posted: 2 days ago

Maersk boxship targeted by pirates in Gulf of Guinea

A Post-Panamax containership operated by Danish shipping giant Maersk has come under an attempted pi...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 2 days ago
Posted: 3 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: 3 days ago
Posted: 9 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...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 9 days ago
Posted: 25 days ago

Maersk’s boxship boarded by pirates, crew accounted for

A 4,500 TEU containership Maersk Cadiz has been boarded by pirates while en route from Tema, Ghana t...

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  • Human Capital
Posted: 25 days ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Chemical tanker boarded in GoG for 3rd time in December

A chemical tanker identified as MT New Ranger was boarded earlier today, some 160 nautical miles Sou...

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  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month 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...

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

Dryad: 3 Kidnapped from Stelios K bunkering vessel

Three people have been kidnapped from the Togo-flagged bunkering vessel Stelios K which was boarded ...

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

Bunkering vessel hijacked, talks underway to release crew

Togo-flagged bunkering vessel Stelios K has been hijacked while en route to Lagos, the UK-based mari...

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  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 2 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 ...

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  • Safety
Posted: 2 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...

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  • Safety
Posted: 2 months ago
Industry Contribution

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

Posted: 13 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: 2 months ago

Pirates attack two tankers off West Africa

Pirates attack two tankers off West Africa

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  • Vessels
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...

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  • 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...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 3 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: 4 months ago

Kidnapped crew members of Curacao Trader freed

The 13 crew members of product tanker MT Curacao Trader, who were kidnapped off Benin back in July, ...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 4 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...

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

IMB: 77 seafarers taken hostage since January

Violent attacks against ships and their crews have risen in 2020, with 77 seafarers taken hostage or...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: 6 months ago
Industry Contribution

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Posted: 2 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 6 months 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...

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

Maritime piracy on the rise in Asia

Asia is seeing an increase in incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships, according to a re...

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  • Safety
Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

Kidnapped crew of Tommi Ritscher freed

The eight crew members of Tommi Ritscher containership, who were kidnapped by a group of pirates on ...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

Pirates fire upon Stolt-Nielsen’s chemical tanker in the Gulf of Aden

A Stolt-Nielsen chemical tanker sustained minor damages over the weekend after armed guards aboard S...

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  • 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 ...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

Dryad: 16 mariners kidnapped in five days

Over the past five days, a total of 16 seafarers were kidnapped by pirates off the coast of West Afr...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 8 months ago