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Mexico: Armed Robbers Board Offshore Vessel Maersk Transporter, Steal Goods

Mexico: Armed Robbers Board Offshore Vessel Maersk Transporter, Steal Goods

A Maersk Supply Service's offshore vessel was a target of an armed robbery in Mexico last weekend. Caption: Offshore …
Apr 15, 2020 / Curious
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
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
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
Tanker with 19 Crew Missing in Piracy-Plagued West African Waters

Tanker with 19 Crew Missing in Piracy-Plagued West African Waters

A tanker vessel with 19 crew members on board, most of them Georgians, has gone missing in pirate-plagued waters off Gabon in West …
Aug 23, 2018 / Piracy
Three Korean sailors taken by pirates near Ghana

Three Korean sailors taken by pirates near Ghana

Three Korean sailors are presumed to have been kidnapped in seas off Ghana, Seoul’s Foreign Ministry said Saturday, with a Korean …
Apr 3, 2018 / Piracy
EU NAVFOR’s Italian ship Virginio Fasan chases and captures suspected pirates

EU NAVFOR’s Italian ship Virginio Fasan chases and captures suspected pirates

EU NAVFOR Somalia’s Flagship, the Italian vessel ITS Virginio Fasan, has apprehended six suspected pirates and seized their …
Nov 20, 2017 / Piracy