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Pirates strike off Cameroon, kidnap 4 seafarers 

Pirates strike off Cameroon, kidnap 4 seafarers 

Four crew members of a Liberia-flagged container vessel have been kidnapped by pirates off Cameroon. The incident involving the 1,100 TEU Contship Oak occurred on...

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Pirates kill naval officer; kidnap 5 sailors in Niger Delta 

Armed pirates last weekend shot dead Nigerian Navy armed guard escorting an offshore support vessel and kidnapped five crew members from the vessel in the latest pirate...

Pirates attack ship off Lome, kidnap 3 sailors

Pirates kidnap 3 sailors in Lome, target PIL ship off Nigeria 

Pirates struck again in the Gulf of Guinea on Sunday as they attacked a tanker ship and kidnapped three Romanian sailors off Lome, Togo. This incident happened a few...

Pirates attack ship off Lome, kidnap 3 sailors

Pirates attack ship off Lome, kidnap 3 sailors

Pirates struck again in the Gulf of Guinea on Sunday as they attacked a tanker ship and kidnapped three Romanian sailors off Lome, Togo. The Romanian Free Trade Union of...

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Pirates kidnap MSC ship crew off Cotonou

The world’s second largest container carrier, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) on Thursday confirmed that one of its ships was attacked and its crew members...

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Pirates kidnap four seafarers off Congo

Four crew members of a Singapore-flagged supply vessel were kidnapped on October 29, some 60 nautical miles south of the Republic of Congo, West Africa, according to...

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Abu Sayaaf seeking to kidnap seafarers off Sabah, ReCAAP warns 

ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ReCAAP ISC) on Tuesday warned that a group of Abu Sayaaf terrorists are looking to kidnap seafarers and businessmen off Sabah, East...

Niger Delta pirates kidnap 12 from Swiss cargo ship

Niger Delta pirates kidnap 12 from Swiss cargo ship

Pirates kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss merchant vessel on Saturday in Nigerian waters, the ship’s operator said in a statement. Kidnapping for ransom is a...

Piracy: Shipowners lament high cost of security on Nigerian waters 

Pirates kidnap 12 seamen from Dutch ship off Nigeria

Suspected pirates kidnapped twelve crew members from a Dutch cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria on Saturday, the ship manager confirmed on Sunday. The attack occurred...

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Gunmen kidnap NIMASA Executive Director’s mother, demand N300m ransom  

Gunmen disguised as women have kidnapped the mother of the Executive Director, Labour and Cabotage, Nigeria Maritime and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Gambo Mahuta and another...

Pirates kidnap 22 crewmembers from ship anchored off Benin 

Pirates kidnap 22 crewmembers from ship anchored off Benin 

By Jite Eriabie  UK-based tanker owner and operator Union Maritime confirmed that 22 crew member from its vessel MT Barrett were kidnapped by pirates in the Gulf of...

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Pirates kidnap 10 crew from ship in Niger Delta 

By Godspower Edoza  Pirates have kidnapped ten crew members from a bulk carrier off the coast of the Niger Delta, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy...