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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
UK-flagged tanker 'repulses pirate attack' in Gulf of Aden

UK-flagged tanker 'repulses pirate attack' in Gulf of Aden

Manager of chemical tanker Stolt Apal says armed guard opens fire at attackers off the coast of Yemen Caption: Chemical/Oil …
May 19, 2020 / Piracy
Two Incidents of Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia Reported to ReCAAP ISC during 21-27 Apr 2020

Two Incidents of Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia Reported to ReCAAP ISC during 21-27 Apr 2020

During 21-27 Apr 2020, two incidents of armed robbery against ships in Asia were reported to ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre: § …
Apr 28, 2020 / Piracy
Italian offshore ship Remas boarded by armed pirates in Mexico waters (Video)

Italian offshore ship Remas boarded by armed pirates in Mexico waters (Video)

Offshore supply ship REMAS was attacked and boarded by armed pirates on Apr 9 at around 2230 LT in Gulf of Mexico, some 70 nm N of …
Apr 15, 2020 / Piracy
Piracy and armed robbery a threat to ships’ crews, warns IMB

Piracy and armed robbery a threat to ships’ crews, warns IMB

Seafarers face continuing threats from pirates and armed robbers on the world’s seas, says the ICC International Maritime Bureau …
Apr 14, 2020 / Piracy