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Officials establish contact with 20 Indian sailors abducted off Benin 

  The Indian High Commission to Nigeria says contact has been established with pirates who kidnapped 20 Indian seafarers from a tanker off Benin Republic with all crew...

Pirates kidnap 20 Indians, spare Nigerian seafarer off Togo

Pirates kidnap 20 Indians, spare Nigerian seafarer off Togo

  No fewer than 20 Indian nationals who were crew members of a Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker have been kidnapped off Lome, Togo, according to Dryad Global. ...

Filipino seafarer abducted off Cotonou is dead

Filipino seafarer abducted off Cotonou is dead

  Three of the four crew members of an oil tanker, Elka Aristotle, kidnapped off Lome in November, have been released, while the fourth, a Filipino national, has...

Asia records 3 armed robbery attacks against ships in January

Asia records 8 piracy incidents in November — ReCAAP 

A total of eight incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in November 2019, according to a monthly report released on Wednesday by the Regional...

Asia records 57 piracy incidents in eight months 

Asia records 8 piracy incidents in November — ReCAAP 

A total of eight incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in November 2019, according to a monthly report released on Wednesday by the Regional...

3 piracy incidents reported within 20 days in Singapore Strait

Pirates strike near Egina, kidnap 19 seafarers 

  No fewer than 19 seafarers working as the crew members of a supertanker named Nave Constellation sailing near the Egina FPSO 100 nautical miles off Bonny Island...

Maersk

Maersk to lay off workers 

  Danish shipping giant Maersk has confirmed that it would be reducing the number of employees in its offices in both Denmark and abroad. The company said the...

European shipowners demand concrete action on GoG piracy

ITF demands urgent action to curb Gulf of Guinea piracy 

  The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has called for urgent global and regional cooperation to fight piracy in the Gulf of Guinea region amid...

Maersk’s Chief Operating Officer quits 

Maersk’s Chief Operating Officer quits 

  The Chief Operating Officer of A.P. Møller–Mærsk, Soren Toft has resigned from the role and will leave Maersk to pursue other opportunities, Maersk said in a...

Asia records 57 piracy incidents in eight months 

Nigeria records 29 piracy attacks in third quarter 

  No fewer than 29 incidents of piracy attacks were reported in Nigeria’s waters in the third quarter of 2019, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said in its...

Labinjo found dead in U.S. during boat party

Labinjo found dead in U.S. during boat party 

A Nigerian, named Oluwafemi ‘Arthur’ Labinjo, 30, went missing while boat-hopping at the annual Chicago Scene Boat Party at the Playpen in Lake Michigan on...

IOM: Ethiopian migrants die of thirst, hunger in smugglers’ boat

IOM: Ethiopian migrants die of thirst, hunger in smugglers’ boat

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said no fewer than 15 Ethiopians died after the boat trying to smuggle them into Yemen broke down and left them...