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Abductors free eight seafarers kidnapped in Cotonou 

Abductors free eight seafarers kidnapped in Cotonou 

  The eight crew members of Tommi Ritscher containership, who were kidnapped by a group of pirates on April 19, 2020 while the vessel was within the Cotonou...

Abductors free eight seafarers kidnapped in Cotonou 

Abductors free eight seafarers kidnapped in Cotonou 

  The eight crew members of Tommi Ritscher containership, who were kidnapped by a group of pirates on April 19, 2020 while the vessel was within the Cotonou...

Pirates attack tanker off West Africa

Pirates attack ship off Cotonou

  Pirates have continued to render the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) unsafe for shipping activities as another vessel, MT Minerva Virgo, came under attack, on Thursday, 45...

Asia records 57 piracy incidents in eight months 

10 seafarers kidnapped from tanker off Cotonou

  No fewer than 10 crew members have been kidnapped from a crude oil tanker off Cotonou, Benin, according to Dryad Global. The incident occurred some 76 nautical...

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...

Kidnappers release 9 seafarers abducted off Cotonou 

Kidnappers release 9 seafarers abducted off Cotonou 

  The nine crew members that were kidnapped from MV Bonita off Cotonou, Benin Republic, early November have been released, after 35 days in captivity, Norwegian...

3 piracy incidents reported within 20 days in Singapore Strait

Pirates kidnap 13 seafarers off Togo, Cotonou 

  No fewer than 13 seafarers have been kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Cotonou, Benin Republic and off the coast of Lome, Togo. Nine of the seafarers were...

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Pirates release 6 seafarers kidnapped off Cotonou in Nigeria 

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) on Thursday confirmed the release of six seafarers kidnapped off one of its ships, the MSC Mandy, off Cotonou, Benin Republic in...

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Pirates open talks with MSC over Russian sailors abducted off Cotonou 

Abductors of the six Russian sailors kidnapped off the coast of Cotonou, Benin Republic on January 2 have contacted the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), which owns...

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MSC to negotiate release of crew kidnapped off Cotonou 

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) said it is setting up a team to negotiate with the pirates who kidnapped six Russian sailors from one if its containerships, the MSC...

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Whereabouts of 6 sailors abducted off Cotonou still unknown

The whereabouts of six Russian sailors abducted by pirates off the coast of Cotonou, Benin Republic, are still unknown, Russian officials have said. The ship was...

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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...