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Seaway 7 Books Siem Offshore Vessel for Seagreen Wind Farm Work

Seaway 7 Books Siem Offshore Vessel for Seagreen Wind Farm Work

Siem Offshore announced earlier today that a contract has been signed with Seaway 7, the renewables business unit of Subsea 7, for …
Jul 28, 2021 / Piracy
Diamond S Shipping Inc. Provides an Update on an Incident Involving One of Its Vessels

Diamond S Shipping Inc. Provides an Update on an Incident Involving One of Its Vessels

Diamond S Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSSI) (Diamond S) announced that the four crew members who had been kidnapped from one of its …
Jan 8, 2021 / Piracy
Guards Fight Off Violent Pirate Attack Off Nigeria

Guards Fight Off Violent Pirate Attack Off Nigeria

Pirates on Wednesday reportedly attempted to attack a vessel on Nigeria waters. The attack, however, was unsuccessful as armed …
Dec 4, 2020 / Piracy
Incidents against Ships in the Eastbound Lane of Singapore Strait

Incidents against Ships in the Eastbound Lane of Singapore Strait

ReCAAP ISC today issued an Incident Alert on Incidents against ships in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait: Caption: On 9 …
Nov 9, 2020 / Piracy
UK military seize control after stowaways threaten crew of crude oil tanker Nave Andromeda

UK military seize control after stowaways threaten crew of crude oil tanker Nave Andromeda

Seven suspects were detained on Sunday on board an oil tanker in the English Channel off the Isle of Wight after British armed …
Oct 26, 2020 / Piracy
EU Navfor Somalia reacts on possible hijacking of a ship at the Horn of Africa

EU Navfor Somalia reacts on possible hijacking of a ship at the Horn of Africa

EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta has completed incident response procedures in response to a possible act of piracy off the …
Aug 26, 2020 / Piracy
Somali Pirates Hijack Panama-flagged Tanker

Somali Pirates Hijack Panama-flagged Tanker

A merchant ship has reportedly been hijacked off the northeast coast of Somalia, marking the first successful hijacking by Somali …
Aug 21, 2020 / Piracy
Nigeria convicts first pirates under new maritime law

Nigeria convicts first pirates under new maritime law

A Nigerian court made the first convictions under a new anti-piracy law, giving hope to the world’s shipping fleets that legal …
Aug 18, 2020 / Piracy
Pirates Attack Another Offshore Vessel in Mexico

Pirates Attack Another Offshore Vessel in Mexico

An offshore supply vessel was reportedly attacked offshore Mexico on Friday, July 24, in an incident that was described as a …
Jul 28, 2020 / Piracy
Armed pirates kidnap crew members from BW Offshore’s FPSO Sendje Berge

Armed pirates kidnap crew members from BW Offshore’s FPSO Sendje Berge

On 2 July 2020, at approximately 4:20 am local time, BW Offshore’s FPSO Sendje Berge was subject to an attack by pirates offshore …
Jul 3, 2020 / Piracy