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3 piracy incidents reported within 20 days in Singapore Strait

Pirate mother vessel sighted off Nigeria

  A suspected pirate mothership has been sighted offshore Nigeria roughly between where two kidnapping incidents took place earlier this year. Dryad Global said the...

Piracy: Shipowners lament high cost of security on Nigerian waters 

IMB: West African waters world’s worst for pirate attacks

The seas around West Africa remain the world’s most dangerous for piracy, the International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest report reveals. Of the 75 seafarers taken...

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Pirate attacks against ships drop to 12-year low in Asia

Piracy and armed robbery at sea has dropped to lowest in 12 years with a total of 10 incidents of armed robbery against ships comprising nine actual incidents and one...

Navy foils pirate attack on oil tanker

Navy foils pirate attack on oil tanker

Iranian naval forces foiled a pirate attack on an Iranian oil tanker in the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, which links the Gulf of Aden to the Red Sea, a Navy official said on...

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Iranian navy foils pirate attack on oil tanker

Iranian naval forces foiled a pirate attack on an Iranian oil tanker in the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, which links the Gulf of Aden to the Red Sea, a Navy official said on...

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How can pirate attacks on Nigerian waters be curbed?

I am aware there was a plan to implement the anti-piracy bill but not much has been said about it till now.This is something the Federal government needs to look into...

EU calls for renewed efforts to battle resurgent piracy off Somali coast

Pirate attacks spike in South America, Caribbean – Report

A report by Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) has shown that pirate attacks around South American and Caribbean waters are growing, and violence is increasingly being used...

Gulf of Guinea, East Africa record increased pirate attacks in 2017  

Gulf of Guinea, East Africa record increased pirate attacks in 2017  

Piracy and armed robbery in the Gulf of Guinea continued at persistently high levels, even as the number of piracy incidents doubled off the coast of East Africa in 2017...

Pirate dies in attack on ship off Bayelsa 

IMB: Pirate attacks surge in West Africa

A surge in armed attacks against ships around West Africa is pushing up global levels of piracy and armed robbery at sea, International Chamber of Commerce’s...

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Navy foils pirate attacks on two vessels in Lagos, Bayelsa

By Godspower Edoza  The Nigerian Navy Thursday said it foiled attacks on two merchant ships in Lagos and Bayelsa waters.  It said that the troops who foiled...

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One dead in Bayelsa pirate attack

By Godspower Edoza  Less than 24 hours after gunmen suspected to be pirates attacked a local boat along the Sangana- Igbemotoru route, another attack which killed a...

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Pirate attacks on Nigerian waters

Nigerian waterways are regarded as some of the most dangerous in the world. According to the International Maritime Bureau, all waters in and off Nigeria remain risky....