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Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) confirms attack involving Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel, Pacific Warden offshore Equatorial Guinea

Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) confirms attack involving Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel, Pacific Warden offshore Equatorial Guinea

Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) confirms that the Pacific Warden, an Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel (AHTS), was attacked offshore …
Nov 26, 2019 / Piracy
Bollinger awarded contract to construct ocean transport barge

Bollinger awarded contract to construct ocean transport barge

Bollinger Shipyards has been awarded a contract to construct an ocean transport barge for General Dynamics Electric Boat.Bollinger …
Nov 18, 2019 / Piracy
Italian ship attacked by pirates in Mexico, two crew hurt

Italian ship attacked by pirates in Mexico, two crew hurt

Pirates attacked an Italy-flagged offshore supply vessel in the southern Gulf of Mexico, injuring two crew members, the Mexican …
Nov 13, 2019 / Piracy
Ugland’s bulk carrier Bonita boarded by pirates off Cotonou; 9 crewmembers kidnaped

Ugland’s bulk carrier Bonita boarded by pirates off Cotonou; 9 crewmembers kidnaped

Ugland bulk vessel MV Bonita was boarded by pirates very early Saturday morning off Cotonou/Benin while she was at anchor.Nine …
Nov 4, 2019 / Piracy
Bulk Carrier CK Bluebell attacked by pirates near Singapore Strait

Bulk Carrier CK Bluebell attacked by pirates near Singapore Strait

A South Korean freighter was attacked by pirates near the Singapore Strait on Monday (July 22), reported Yonhap news agency, …
Jul 22, 2019 / Piracy
Spotted: Boluda Towage collaborates with army in anti-terrorist drill

Spotted: Boluda Towage collaborates with army in anti-terrorist drill

The armed forces rescued a merchant ship loaded with chemical products hijacked in the Mediterranean, in the “First Defender 19” …
Jul 19, 2019 / Piracy
Operation ATALANTA Welcomes ESPS CANARIAS

Operation ATALANTA Welcomes ESPS CANARIAS

Today, EU NAVFOR Somalia officially welcomed the ESPS CANARIAS as she began her most recent deployment with Operation ATALANTA. …
Jul 18, 2019 / Piracy
Ten Turkish sailors seized by pirates off Nigerian coast

Ten Turkish sailors seized by pirates off Nigerian coast

Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria early on July 16, shipping company Kadıoğlu …
Jul 17, 2019 / Piracy
Boskalis vessel Blue Marlin hijacked offshore West Africa

Boskalis vessel Blue Marlin hijacked offshore West Africa

The Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) heavy transport vessel Blue Marlin was hijacked on Sunday approximately 80 nautical …
May 7, 2019 / Piracy
ReCAAP Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia in 1st Quarter 2019

ReCAAP Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia in 1st Quarter 2019

Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia 1st Quarter Report January to March 2019Overall Situation§  A total of 10 incidents …
Apr 16, 2019 / Piracy